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: b58kelly | 2007-04-04 20:33 | 2 Comments

i am 58 years old and have been taking Tegretol 400 mg a day for the last 16years or so, for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and over the last 10 years or so i have suffered from a slight confusion, i get...

Created By: specialneeds | 2007-04-04 19:26 | 2 Comments

Hi,

Haven't posted here for a while. I am currently typing with my left hand since all the damage was in my right shoulder. A couple of weeks ago I had a grand-mal after not having one for...

Created By: heather1 | 2007-04-04 16:22 | 1 Comment

Okay i will start with the meds...sigh...
1200mg of tegretol...200mg of topamax.. just brought dwon from 300mg two weeks ago...
started on 10mg of clobazam at night in place of the...

Created By: liliansabina | 2007-04-03 21:53 | 0 Comments

Hi,

I'm an epilepsy patient in NW Oregon, and I'd really love to connect with other local-ish epilepsy patients.

Besides contacting my local chapter of the Epilepsy Society here in...

Created By: liliansabina | 2007-04-03 21:45 | 9 Comments

Hi everyone,

I'm a 38 yo single female epilepsy patient in Oregon. Aside from the fact that I've suffered from epilepsy for about 18 years, I lead a relatively normal life. I'm in...

Created By: coopernicus | 2007-04-03 02:28 | 2 Comments

Sometimes I have a hard time waking up. When I am finally awake, I don't know what day it is and have no idea what time it is. I think it mostly happens when I nap. Does anyone else experience...

Created By: krissy | 2007-04-02 23:27 | 4 Comments

Has anyone in any state appealed the decision made by DMV and gone to court? If so, what were the results? OR has anyone been granted a restricted license or file closed due to a breakthrough...

Created By: banffgirl | 2007-04-02 04:18 | 0 Comments

here i am, 48 years old, almost 49, and i have had the big e most of my life. i have abscecne, partial, partial complex, generalized, grande mals, some time i'm aware but cant speak, some time i...

Created By: MikeyM | 2007-04-01 13:42 | 2 Comments

Does anyone have or know someone with frontal lobe seizures? I was misdiagnosed as having psychogenic seizures when the whole time they were frontal lobe szrs. Can anyone relate? Does anyone...

Created By: monkeyman27 | 2007-03-29 18:20 | 5 Comments

First of all let me say that I have NEVER been diagnosed with any kind of Epilepsy. However, when I was very young, I did have a febrile seizure from a very bad fever. There was supposedly no...

Created By: PaulF | 2007-03-27 19:03 | 2 Comments

I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced seizures (simple, complex, or secondary generalized) in the period immediately following intense aerobic training, such as running.

I had a...

Created By: Peaches78 | 2007-03-27 13:27 | 2 Comments

I just have a question for everyone. If you have psychogenic seizures does AED's work? All my tests have been normal so I kept thinking it was stress, but I'm taking Lamictal and as long as I take...

Created By: Jersey | 2007-03-27 12:54 | 0 Comments

My little sister who is taking a break from college and lives with my mom is moving down here with me and driving me to and from work and wherever else I need to go until I get my license back in...

Created By: IceQueen | 2007-03-26 17:26 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone. Thanks for the feedback on my first post.

Before the Keppra, my seizures (per husband) involved shaking/twitching, not conscious, and the last one I tried to swallow my tongue...

Created By: RenaGrl808 | 2007-03-25 18:21 | 6 Comments

My name is Rena & I live in Hawaii. I'm 26 & I've had epilepsy since 2000. I have complex partial seizures. I've been getting depressed in the past 2 months because my epilepsy is getting...

Created By: romaboots | 2007-03-25 17:23 | 7 Comments

In Oct. 2005, I suffered a head injury in a cab accident. About two months after the accident, I began experiencing nocturnal seizures. My primary care physician referred me to a neurologist, and...

Created By: Ca8Amy8 | 2007-03-25 01:13 | 1 Comment

I've been getting insanely depressed every night and at random times of the day. It is a near crippling depression.

And it happens for no reason at all. Nothing provokes it, I'm not sad...

Created By: islandfever | 2007-03-24 20:10 | 2 Comments

My symptoms all seemed to disappear (altered states, noxious smells) and everything was just fine. Now, they have come back. I have an appointment with my doc within the next 3 weeks. I'm not...

Created By: brau89 | 2007-03-24 17:20 | 20 Comments

Ok. I need some help and advice.

Last week I had a seizure for the first time. I an almost 100% positive i do not have epilepsy, and that the seizure was simply a result of too much...

Created By: jamie H | 2007-03-23 15:43 | 6 Comments

Hi Everyone,
I've been diagnosed with TLE for about 2 months now and am taking Lamictal 300mg a day for about 2wweks. I have been having the most wild dreams while sleeping lately. I am...

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