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: Shahoo | 2016-05-31 19:48 | 135 Views | 2 Comments

Just wondering, has anybody during (not post-ictal) tonic-clonic seizure had their blood pressure taken? I am interested to know whether if seizure affects your blood pressure or not.

Created By: evyization | 2016-05-31 18:13 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there, everyone. I'm 19 and I think I've been having nocturnal seizures for the past few years. I've been told that it's sleep paralysis, but sleep paralysis doesn't...

Created By: lizzieambrose | 2016-05-29 20:18 | 166 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I've been reading that people with TLE often have memory problems--does anyone with juvenile myoclonic seizures find they have the same problem?

Created By: GlitterPopRock | 2016-05-29 14:40 | 149 Views | 1 Comment

so here is my introduction, I'm new here http://www.epilepsy.com/connect/forums/new-epilepsycom/confused-oh-so-confused
I feel I belong here more then in the bipolar forums, as I'...

Created By: MollyKuehl | 2016-05-29 02:52 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

Okay, so 5 years ago when I was 21 I had my first seizure after that I managed to make it 5 years without another one. After that I had one when I was 25 and then since that one I've been...

Created By: Shahoo | 2016-05-28 18:23 | 252 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everybody.

My brother had a seizure a few days ago. While standing, he suddenly collapsed, his muscles were stiff and his legs were shaking. He was unconscious during the whole event...

Created By: margiefox118@live.com | 2016-05-28 08:45 | 132 Views | 1 Comment

It is so interesting to read of everyone's experiences during a seizure. We all have different ones because we are all
unique in personality.The book cited above (1979) tells us this is...

Created By: Taylorh2 | 2016-05-26 12:15 | 238 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, my name is Taylor and I have nocturnal seizures that are controlled by Gabapentin. I was wondering if anyone has been able to receive disability payments for this type of disability ?

Created By: iMurray.92 | 2016-05-26 05:00 | 118 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I'm a carer for a teenager with complex special needs including epilepsy and brain damage.

The strange issue we face daily is that my client can hace seizures (from head drops...

Created By: Zandi-Lancaster | 2016-05-25 20:25 | 163 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone,

I have searched on the Internet and couldn't find the answer to my question.

I think I had a nocturnal seizure because I woke up not feeling well, something was...

Created By: ksmith | 2016-05-24 23:27 | 163 Views | 2 Comments

Hey guys. I was diagnosed with Petit Mal seizures from head trauma at 4years old. I never grew out of it and am currently 23years old. My doctor told me when I was a kid that there was a 25%...

Created By: ksmith | 2016-05-24 23:27 | 126 Views | 0 Comments

Hey guys. I was diagnosed with Petit Mal seizures from head trauma at 4years old. I never grew out of it and am currently 23years old. My doctor told me when I was a kid that there was a 25%...

Created By: seechcagliostro | 2016-05-23 23:28 | 191 Views | 0 Comments

Hi. I'm Seech. I was diagnosed with epilepsy a few years ago as an adult. I'm not sure how auras manifest themselves for all of you, but mine are those deeply steeped in delirium. I...

Created By: Jillian727 | 2016-05-23 16:55 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

I've had seizures since I was a little girl, but was officially diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 16. I have three types of seizures; grand mal, myoclonic, and absence.
Sometimes I don...

Created By: margiefox118@live.com | 2016-05-23 12:37 | 132 Views | 0 Comments

For loss of bladder there are great extra thin Poise pads. Don't waste your money on the Always Discrete pads! They ads still say they are thinner but in reality they are 5x as thick and not...

Created By: Mloaolm | 2016-05-22 21:27 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all--
I'm a 33 year old woman and I live alone with my service dog. I've been moving into a new apartment this week and today I have felt very very weird. I sort of collapsed on...

Created By: sereice | 2016-05-21 06:46 | 238 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone :-)
I was diagnosed some years ago, with generalised tonic clonic seizures, but it never effected me. My seizures were few and far between, always in my sleep, 3x a year to 8...

Created By: Dale41 | 2016-05-20 13:53 | 232 Views | 3 Comments

1.5 months ago when I was meeting with a client of mine mid conversation I had a gran mal seizure, I was taken to the hospital where I had another one. (considered one episode since they were back...

Created By: AnneandVasco | 2016-05-19 05:05 | 189 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

My husband was diagnosed with epilepsy at 18 (he is now 30) and was operated 5 years ago for a brain tumour, he has since been on Keppra and Lamictal and the situation has been...

Created By: caz2015 | 2016-05-19 04:31 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

Hello ,long story short - I am 30 and was diagnosed with Epilepsy around 4 months ago after 10 years of misdiagnosis! So I am quite new to everything and still getting my body used to my...

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