A place to share questions, concerns, and challenges that adults with epilepsy may face in understanding, managing and living with seizures.

Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Adults

Created By: Lori B | 2016-04-27 13:28 | 0 Comments

The day before yesterday, I fell asleep in my chair in the evening and was startled awake by my dog barking. I had a jolt/surge like feeling in my head and shortly after, started to develop a...

Created By: Zandi-Lancaster | 2016-04-27 06:27 | 0 Comments

Hello all again,

I have already posted about my 4 seizures I've had, and asked many questions to which I'm greatful you all answered. But once again I am stumped and need more...

Created By: LauraHerr 411 | 2016-04-26 20:28 | 0 Comments

I find Epilepsy hard to live with for many reasons

Created By: ashleyadamwatts | 2016-04-26 11:56 | 3 Comments

Hello I have juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and told by my neurologist recently that I might have partial seizures .I was diagnosed with Epilepsy at age 11 after a grand mal seizure. I had petite mal...

Created By: jessann63 | 2016-04-26 11:37 | 0 Comments

Hey, I need some support/commiseration from other spouses who are trying to live adult lives with two careers and a child while also living with epilepsy. Anyone out there like that? Know where...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-04-26 11:31 | 0 Comments

Hi all. Does anyone work a successful job from home? I don't want to sale makeup or anything. So if you have any advice I'd really appreciate it. Here's the reason I'm in...

Created By: sarafrezza | 2016-04-25 11:58 | 0 Comments

So my Love has epilepsy, diagnoses about 7 years ago. his patterns, feelings, seizures & auras have change throughout those years. this yea though...the amount of 1 time seizures have...

Created By: snowflake4star | 2016-04-23 14:00 | 0 Comments

Once in awhile I am woken up at night with the sensation that someone punched me in the face really hard. It happens in any position. The intensity varies and it doesn't happen often. My...

Created By: Laresacaldwell | 2016-04-22 13:06 | 0 Comments

I went to the neuro today and got an official diagnosis. Localization-related (focal) (partial) symptomatic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes with complex partial seizures, not intractable, without...

Created By: Court1454 | 2016-04-22 01:19 | 2 Comments

Hello all!

My name is Courtney, and I am new to the forum here. I have had odd experiences my whole life, what I like to call "episodes", that begun when I was six years old. I...

Created By: jlew22 | 2016-04-21 21:23 | 1 Comment

Hello,
I was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy in my early teens and I am currently in my mid-twenties. I do smoke marijuana every night to help me sleep and I am in a state that...

Created By: Laresacaldwell | 2016-04-21 12:29 | 0 Comments

Just curious what triggers people have. I think mine is multiple noises at same time and fluorescent lighting

Created By: Laresacaldwell | 2016-04-21 11:42 | 0 Comments

I have been having partial seizures off and on for 5 years now. When I have a seizure my face will tighten up, my arm will tighten up, my whole body will tighten up, or all of the above at once....

Created By: ashleyadamwatts | 2016-04-20 13:29 | 2 Comments

Epilepsy seizures or dissociation?
I was diagnosed with epilepsy 14 year's ago(grand mal and petite mal seizures) I've been having weird symptoms for 4 years now and my neurologist...

Created By: GF70 | 2016-04-17 12:26 | 1 Comment

I hope that many of you had the opportunity to do the Walk for Epilepsy. One thing I really wished I could have done yesterday was meet more adults who have epilepsy. I was really happy to see the...

Created By: darthamanda | 2016-04-15 13:11 | 0 Comments

So, I have a left Temporal lobe lesion. All my life I've dealt with depression and anxiety and the ups and downs associated with my mental health. My neurologist is completely stumped since...

Created By: EpiMama | 2016-04-13 22:43 | 0 Comments

Hello I'm currently almost 7 months pregnant and have been blogging about my experience with being pregnant and epileptic. I would love for everyone to go and read the blog and leave comments...

Created By: ashleyadamwatts | 2016-04-13 09:07 | 2 Comments

I have epilepsy and every morning I wake up feeling weak & shaky like the feeling when Im about to have a petite mal seizure. It goes away in a hour? I thought maybe it was low blood sugar...

Created By: Paul26 | 2016-04-13 06:15 | 6 Comments

Hi can anyone advise about a camera with recording capability, night vision so I can review my sleep to check if I'm continuing to have seizures in my sleep?
I took part in a sleep...

Created By: Zandi-Lancaster | 2016-04-11 10:54 | 0 Comments

I woke up with this raging head ache and almost like I hadn't gotten any sleep at all, I feel awful.... Like I could sleep 8 more hours..... When I awoke I realized I was covered in sweat and...

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