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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: gina22 | 2015-08-07 12:23 | 139 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

   I am looking to continue to work as a C.M.A. after several years out of the field due to seizures. They are now under control. However, as I apply for new positions, I haven't had...

Created By: HowToAccept | 2015-08-07 09:56 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

Hi. Not sure if this is the right place to ask for help. 

So my question is, and I know this sounds like "just get over it already" kind of answer, but please, I have read so many posts on...

Created By: Dee_an | 2015-08-05 13:00 | 212 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone.

It's my first time here. I was so late to find this amazing forum.

So, In 2012 I've got my first seizure, I'm 29 years old now. From March 2012 until August 2012 (...

Created By: LD87 | 2015-08-04 00:28 | 215 Views | 1 Comment

I cannot seem to find much about this online, so I am posting my own thread. I am a woman and I have been married 3 years. My seizures actually began about two months after we got married,...

Created By: sarah.riedel@gmail.com | 2015-08-02 12:41 | 208 Views | 0 Comments

So, on Thursday night I had another seizure...my mom called my neurologist, and the neurologist told her to take me to the ER, so off we went. I was eventually admitted and spent three days in the...

Created By: Marvin7 | 2015-08-02 00:41 | 194 Views | 0 Comments

Im soooo tired of frequent seizures out of no where. I have many different seizures I fell out today waking up to ppl asking is im okay. Leg was killing me and still do. Dazing off every fucking...

Created By: KimberlyLabriola14 | 2015-08-01 05:40 | 181 Views | 1 Comment

I think I have the world's worst Neuro office. I have epilepsy - two types of seizures as well as migraines. The woman who runs the office is horrible and nasty. She does not care for my health or...

Created By: selenafan.ym@gmail.com | 2015-07-31 18:52 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all, i notice if i eat cheese or drink coffee or soda i get a extremely terrible headache and i tend to get a seizure later on in the day or the day after. Could this be related to seizures?...

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2015-07-31 00:41 | 138 Views | 0 Comments

Hello All

I know that odours can be a trigger for seizures. My daughter is extremely sensitive to any sweet smell / fragrance / odour coming from deodarants, soaps, shampoos, incense sticks...

Created By: ln | 2015-07-30 16:51 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all,

 

I'm trying to figure out if this is something I need to be concerned about or if I'm getting myself worked up for nothing. I plan on taking a trip to Colorado Springs,...

Created By: llavelle92@aim.com | 2015-07-29 09:32 | 143 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone have any experience with nocturnal events - my 19 year old daughter has Idiopathic generalized epilepsy and during her waking time has grand mal seizures,she is seizure free almost 2 years...

Created By: chandra_norman@yahoo.com | 2015-07-28 19:31 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, my name Is Chandra and I've stayed an Epilepsy Support Group that meets monthly in the last Thursday of the month at 7pm in Pasadena Ca at First Baptist Church of Pasadena. We week be meeting...

Created By: thecrosseyedbear | 2015-07-27 11:11 | 202 Views | 0 Comments

Have had this for 26+ years. Always "just" auras like déjà vu, never a grand mal, for which I am thankful, but afterward, my brain is my enemy, and tries to kill me. I'm so depressed, there's no...

Created By: thecrosseyedbear | 2015-07-27 11:11 | 167 Views | 2 Comments

Have had this for 26+ years. Always "just" auras like déjà vu, never a grand mal, for which I am thankful, but afterward, my brain is my enemy, and tries to kill me. I'm so depressed, there's no...

Created By: katijo | 2015-07-26 19:17 | 164 Views | 0 Comments

I have been looking to get a service dog. I have found a sight that will help me
train a dog. Instead of waiting for an agency to train the dog and wait to see if im compatable for me. I...

Created By: tcadonau | 2015-07-24 20:50 | 190 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, My name is Tom, I am 25 and have been dealing with seizures for 8 years now and have had almost no certain diagnosis. Its madning and its hard to keep my happiness up with all this occuring...

Created By: Epilepticmom04 | 2015-07-22 22:32 | 281 Views | 1 Comment

I am currently employeed full time. Ive been treated for epilepsy for many years. I had a grand mal recently and my neurologist was unavailable so my family Dr took me off work for a couple months...

Created By: christianmom3x | 2015-07-22 19:42 | 214 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I am the mom of an 18 yr. old daughter who has had epilepsy all her life. She is fairly well controlled on trileptal, but has had severe cognitive impairment as well as...

Created By: Brooke.AM | 2015-07-20 21:00 | 217 Views | 0 Comments

Quick question for you all--

I occasionally get intense pain in my abdominal region.  It's actually four separate areas, kind of the corners of my stomach: the area just below my ribs on my...

Created By: toddswed2169 | 2015-07-20 19:52 | 273 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have been on here a couple of times.  But will refresh everyone's memory.   I have had seizures almost my whole life.  40 years.   Currently take Keppra (3000 mg) &...

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