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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: ag84 | 2015-01-24 12:34 | 208 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone.
 
I hope its okay to post here. I’ve been attempting to research epilepsy for a number of months now, and found this site via Google. I understand this site is mostly...

Created By: lakeside5 | 2015-01-24 11:26 | 174 Views | 1 Comment

Recenty had open heart surgery.   Value replaced, fluid drainned, bypass of lad, wast h at home for about 8 days fell in bathroom and hit head and had two grand mal seizures.   Being told I cannot...

Created By: mteresag | 2015-01-22 11:09 | 201 Views | 0 Comments

An Auburn University student talks about her personal experience with epilepsy, it is a great read. Check it out here: http://...

Created By: emfitzwater@gmail.com | 2015-01-21 14:33 | 215 Views | 8 Comments

Anyone in the northern virginia area or have tips to help me? I can't seem to find a decent doctor who focuses on Epilepsy!

Created By: Peterjuggins | 2015-01-21 05:05 | 230 Views | 1 Comment

Dear all

After roughly ten years of strange déjà vu episodes and unusual feels of euphoria, followed by sweating and nausea, I've recently done a bit of research which has lead me to the...

Created By: ahawks | 2015-01-20 22:29 | 212 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

Ive noticed that pleasure in my body is a trigger for my seizures and its really bothering. Anyone else get this?

 

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-20 15:16 | 235 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone has tried or is currently taking Aptiom to help control their seizures....if so, have you had any bad side effects?  Have you found this medication...

Created By: emfitzwater@gmail.com | 2015-01-20 11:33 | 309 Views | 8 Comments

Hey everyone! I was wondering if there is anyone here who has epilepsy that has had all normal tests? I have several Tonic Clonic seizures a month, sometimes up to 3 a day but my EEG, video EEG,...

Created By: chief18 | 2015-01-20 11:00 | 164 Views | 2 Comments

If anyone can shed some light on this it would be greatly appreciated.  My wife roughly 10 years ago within a 4 - 5 hour period had 2 seizures.  These were the only ones she had in her entire life...

Created By: m0rganize | 2015-01-19 14:07 | 356 Views | 2 Comments

I am seeking some advice or resources for teachers with a seizure disorder. I am having a few issues, and I am not really sure where to turn. Every time I try to find resources, I am innundated...

Created By: nakoda12 | 2015-01-19 06:34 | 220 Views | 1 Comment

Hey I just wondered if anyone drinks coffee and has ever had a seizure from drinking it? I've been drinking it for 5+ years, sometimes between 2-5 cups a today depending where I'm at. I...

Created By: asilva87@hotmail.com | 2015-01-18 23:07 | 164 Views | 1 Comment

why do doctors thing that seizure are no big deal in the work field. i have them all the time but my doctor said i can work like this so here i am two years later still fighting  every thing...

Created By: nakoda12 | 2015-01-18 10:00 | 231 Views | 2 Comments

Yesterday I had my first seizure while driving to work. I've had grand mal epilepsy since I was in sixth grade, I'm 27 now. Over time I've had ten seizures atleast. This medical...

Created By: christax | 2015-01-17 20:16 | 183 Views | 1 Comment

My name is Chris, and I have been suffering from Epilepsy and Celiac disease.

One of the most serious problems caused by Celiac Disease is Vitamin Malabsorption. I stopped eating gluten and...

Created By: peachestml | 2015-01-17 12:25 | 182 Views | 1 Comment

 I had my first seizure at age 17 after a night of drinking and not getting adequate sleep. my sister, a few friends and I were walking to the pool to go swimming.  I am thankful it happened...

Created By: lschmidt | 2015-01-17 01:50 | 316 Views | 3 Comments

Hi, 

One morning I woke up having a grand mal seizure, however I felt somewhat conscious while it was happening. I could hear my boyfriend talking to me and trying to help. I felt like I...

Created By: papaslove | 2015-01-16 22:28 | 177 Views | 0 Comments

my 1st post 

I just watched a video of a mother crying beside her child who was dying from seizures. The video was dated from Oct. It brought me to tears for the second time today. The...

Created By: sammo-i-ammo@hotmail.com | 2015-01-16 13:44 | 221 Views | 0 Comments

Two days ago i had a grand mal seizure at home with my two year old. This was my first seizure in two and a half years. It was alot worse than most of the ones ive ever experienced. I slept for...

Created By: hannaheart13 | 2015-01-16 01:36 | 206 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, my name is Hannah, and I have a strange condition I'm not sure how to identify. My doctor did every test imaginable on me (even a 72 hour EEG!) but we still don't know the reason behind my...

Created By: honeyprincess21@gmail.com | 2015-01-15 12:36 | 252 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone,

I have recently been diagnosed with partial seizures (I don't know if they are simple or complex, but I do know that it's coming out of the left side of my brain). My...

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