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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: faerietygers | 2006-09-19 20:53 | 170 Views | 2 Comments

I have been having really bad headaches since last week. I have been seizure free for 3 years, but i am concerned that this may be a sign that i am starting to have them again.....can anyone help...

Created By: tlh64 | 2006-09-19 19:26 | 243 Views | 6 Comments

Hi to everyone.
Do any of you have trouble performing various tasks at a fast pace? I have always been slower at performing tasks and find it difficult when I try to do them at a fast...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-09-18 11:28 | 206 Views | 1 Comment

My husband and I were in Walmart Saturday. We had gotten our shopping done and decided to grab a sandwich at the Subway there in WalMart to pass some time before an appointment we had later. We...

Created By: Lauz | 2006-09-17 17:47 | 302 Views | 6 Comments

Does anyone have epileptic and non epileptic seizures? i have recently started having non-epileptic aswell and can't tell the difference between the two....and it's really hard for my family...

Created By: dangjah | 2006-09-16 20:16 | 156 Views | 3 Comments

Well, my seizures occur within 30 minutes of waking up. I am currently on Carbatrol but I don't think it is quite effective. I lose consciousness and I have been told that my body jerks and I...

Created By: Bloodyrose | 2006-09-16 09:46 | 427 Views | 15 Comments

Usually my hearing is very sensitive - I can hear whispered conversations in another room, and it's known amongst everyone who knows me not to try and tell someone else a secret in the same house...

Created By: bvbuchanan | 2006-09-16 01:09 | 126 Views | 1 Comment

My 17-year-old daughter has serious migraines immediatly following a seizure (large or small). None of the standard migraine meds help at all (pills, nasal sprays, injections). Once she starts...

Created By: RamblinJScott | 2006-09-15 13:20 | 149 Views | 1 Comment

Does any one else find that they count words of syllables during SPS's?

When I am having SPS's I count all the syllables in every sentence I say or even hear. I do it with my fingers on...

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-09-15 11:24 | 345 Views | 4 Comments

I WENT TO THE HOSPITAL AND THEY ADMITTED ME FOR ALL KINDS OF TESTS THEY DID A REGULAR EEG 2 VIDEO EEGS AND A CAT SCAN AND BLOOD WORK AND THEY FOUND THAT IM HAVING LOTS OF SEIZURES WHEN IM ASLEEP...

Created By: stefie | 2006-09-14 13:50 | 146 Views | 2 Comments

I went to the neuro yesterday (first time in 2 years) and after our visit she says she thinks I'm definitely having migraines and she thinks I'm having small seizures again too. Something to do...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-09-14 08:10 | 251 Views | 8 Comments

Good morning. I think.

Has anyone else suffered from severe debilitating headaches?

I woke up at 3am with a headache so bad I could barely get out of bed to get an advil. I went...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-09-13 18:45 | 141 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

I have been gone for some time, we had to move twice in less then two months and it did me in both physically and mentally.
I am closer to my parents though and feling...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-09-13 16:14 | 303 Views | 6 Comments

Ended up in the ER again. Ongoing seizures. About an hour and a half this time. Can't drive, can't drink. I'm afraid it's gonna happen again...luckily, my friend was over when it happened,...

Created By: Bloodyrose | 2006-09-13 14:21 | 732 Views | 16 Comments

Out of curiosity, how many of you are clumsy because of your seizures? When I am having SPS and go what I term 'a little spacey', if I am holding anything, I have a tendency to drop it. Another...

Created By: sadmom | 2006-09-10 23:50 | 230 Views | 4 Comments

Our daughter had absence seizures for 10 years, controlled. Then had a grand mal in May. Went through all the tests, and neuro switched her from Depokte to Limictal, over about 3 months. She is...

Created By: coopernicus | 2006-09-10 23:13 | 150 Views | 1 Comment

My seizures are usually pretty clear to me - deja vu followed by memory loss and speech difficulty. Today I had a situation, in a conversation, where I could not remember a word (grafitti) for...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-09-09 15:53 | 251 Views | 8 Comments

Yup, I think cars hate me. All vehicles in fact and it doesn't seem to matter whether I'm driving or a passenger. I wonder if it's the motion. I just wish it would be a bit more consistent, you...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-09-09 08:30 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

Going to the epileptologist on Monday. This will be my first visit w/ a specialist (my local neuro is a moron when it comes to this stuff). I am excited to perhaps get some validation, and to...

Created By: cjcurls | 2006-09-08 08:09 | 353 Views | 2 Comments

I had a strange "episode" yesterday & I don't know whether it was a seizure or not...
First off - it was a very stressfull day at work, so I was super busy and felt frazzled from the...

Created By: stefie | 2006-09-06 22:47 | 273 Views | 5 Comments

Wondering- what AED's do you take and what side effects do they have??
Especially looking for meds for simple and complex partial seizures as well as migraines...

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