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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: nathoncutler@yahoo.com | 2015-01-05 22:08 | 185 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Nate, I expierienced my first seizure the year after I had got out of the army. I take CBD everyday not just to control my seizures but for my pain as well. Years after my first...

Created By: sherry63 | 2015-01-05 20:44 | 112 Views | 3 Comments

I have the same problem as you. I also need to talk to someone with this problem. It has taken away my independence , my work, Everything is now changed. I would love to speak to you/

Created By: derik72090 | 2015-01-05 16:14 | 123 Views | 1 Comment

I'm' 24, male, and I was diagnosed with epilepsy 2 and a half years ago after having about 6-7 seizures in a span of a year, sometimes in my sleep and sometimes in public(the first one I had was...

Created By: Artemis108 | 2015-01-05 01:28 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

I recently had what I believe was a grand mal seizure. I've had several seizures and a lot of the ones that other people witnessed were grand mals. I had this one at work but instead of waking up...

Created By: brookealexandrac@hotmail.com | 2015-01-03 08:08 | 205 Views | 1 Comment

I think the one problem I hate that comes along with my epilepsy is my memory problems. I had my first grandmal seizure about 4 years ago and continue to have them about 3-4 times a year. I take...

Created By: heidijackson96 | 2015-01-02 12:21 | 166 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, newbie here…

I was diagnosed with generalised epilepsy on March 17th last year and am on successful medication. Things such as lack of sleep, alcohol and stress are triggers for me. I’m...

Created By: riahc3 | 2015-01-01 23:32 | 113 Views | 1 Comment

I have epilepsy from about 5-6 years ago. Some time ago, I theorized that I suffer from noctural as well, while I sleep.

Sadly, I do not sleep with anyone so I cannot confirm this in any...

Created By: glenfletcher | 2015-01-01 15:41 | 130 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all

 

I'm looking for a bit of advice as to how to manage my epilepsy. I was first diagnosed with it when I was 16 (alcohol, hangover, lack of sleep brought it on). No signs or...

Created By: Jshooner | 2015-01-01 13:40 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

I was born with epilepsy. It's generalized, so my whole brain decided to get in on the party I guess. I can't drive so I rarely leave the house. My seizures come with no warning, I just wake up...

Created By: Andi73 | 2015-01-01 12:18 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

I take keppra 750twice a day does it cause lethargy?

Created By: history237 | 2014-12-31 21:36 | 184 Views | 5 Comments

Hello, my name is Tiffany. I was recently diagnosed with Psyogenic Non epileptic Seizures in September 2014. I was just curious if there are any tricks out there for people with NES. I know that...

Created By: just-some-guy | 2014-12-31 00:38 | 138 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Buckaroo | 2014-12-30 20:35 | 104 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 40 year woman with uncontrolled seizures since age 5.  I am on multiple medications and have a VNS.  Lately I have now developed what appears to be seizure related vertigo and related...

Created By: dauberman | 2014-12-30 13:13 | 106 Views | 1 Comment

When our daughter was 6 months old, she had a febrile seizure which lasted nearly 15 minutes. One side of her body shook. She was running a high fever and after a trip to the emergency room and a...

Created By: christinehkg83 | 2014-12-30 01:09 | 197 Views | 1 Comment

 My first seizure that I know if happened 2 years ago.  I was driving home after dropping off my cousin two hours from home.  Cruise control on 75 on the freeway and the next thing I know I'm...

Created By: teddy123 | 2014-12-30 00:49 | 135 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

My family owns a marijuana dispensary in Colorado.

I am considering providing housing and clinic facilities for those persons that need help with control and/or elimination of...

Created By: Gmon | 2014-12-29 16:23 | 130 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all and Happy New Year. 

 

These past few months, I've been having approx. a seizure a month. My entire seizure history is as follows:

 

First seizure when I was...

Created By: drpick | 2014-12-29 00:58 | 346 Views | 1 Comment

this isn't just about losing my license. I got my license back already. My family however is trying to convince me that I shouldn't be driving at all. ever.  They say that because i cant tell when...

Created By: jayscottbaldwin1@gmail.com | 2014-12-28 09:46 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

  I've had epilepsy since I was 8 and I am 39 years old now.  I hadn't had a seizure for six years and then eight months ago I had one.  I was unable to drive for six months and for most people...

Created By: wickhj | 2014-12-28 01:28 | 120 Views | 1 Comment

Just know you are not crazy.....it is amazing what the brain can create that no one else can smell, see or feel!   We do not understand some things....that just know.!   Do not understand it, I...

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