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: hmselby2 | 2007-03-14 13:33 | 1 Comment

A coworker just told me about a news story she just saw correlating overdue births to incidence of epilepsy. It said that a baby that was 2 wks overdue had a 20-30% chance of having epilepsy, and...

Created By: islandfever | 2007-03-14 05:49 | 9 Comments

I was told my EEG showed "seizure potential" to which I responded "Doesn't everyone have seizaure potential"? My thinking was, if you have a brain, you have the potential for anything to be wrong...

Created By: nastaran | 2007-03-14 02:22 | 2 Comments

HI everyone
i was wondering if its possible for the seizures and epilepsy to go away as u get older. im 20 and i've had seizures since i was 7 but theyre controled with drugs. i take 400mg...

Created By: Tiger_luv1 | 2007-03-14 01:33 | 6 Comments

In 2002 at the age of 25 yrs old. I hade a major stroke, leaving me with seizures. At that time I was inacoma (sp) for 3 months. I have a 7 month old kitten, there have been times when I fell a...

Created By: Jersey | 2007-03-13 21:28 | 6 Comments

i had a relapse seizure at work today. lost my license for 6 months.

i'm so annoyed right now. not upset, but really annoyed.

Created By: janna78 | 2007-03-12 22:18 | 22 Comments

I was just diagnosed with epilepsy about 3 months ago (28 year old female). I am currently on 200mg of lamictal per day and it seems to be working well - seizure free for about 2 months. All of...

Created By: cedar | 2007-03-12 20:35 | 0 Comments

Hi I have lived in New England all of my life. Now we are talkingo f a move to Florida. We actually have put money down on a house. The idea at first sounded appealing. Now I am going through all...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2007-03-12 16:37 | 1 Comment

Hi
Does anyone out there find that daylight savings seems to provoke a potential seizure when it throws their biological clock out of wack? I don't have any seizures from this anymore but...

Created By: drusilla_rb | 2007-03-12 16:11 | 7 Comments

Oftentimes, before I get a sudden jerk (I won't call it a myoclonic jerk or anything like that, I have no diagnosis and it seems a bit premature), I get this strange sensation running up through...

Created By: rockinjem | 2007-03-12 13:11 | 0 Comments

Hi,
My boy friend has had epilepsy since he was 15. He was in a really bad accident which caused it. He is now 44 and is on Phenytoin. He has no problems getting an erection or keeping it....

Created By: islandfever | 2007-03-12 12:23 | 5 Comments

I just read it. It's me. I'm doing what my doctor says, but does it get better? I'm really new to this stuff. I've just recently been diagnosed. I'm trying not to freak out here. But, I'm...

Created By: sdfreeh | 2007-03-10 12:29 | 20 Comments

Hi, I was just wondering if anyone knows which medication(s) may produce the most sexual side effects. I am on 4 different medications and my sexual desire went way down to just about nothing. I...

Created By: zombie1968 | 2007-03-09 17:01 | 2 Comments

Hello,
I suffer from TLE(left) and have some questions for you all regarding symptoms and meds.I was taking 1500mg. of Keppra for awhile but my insurance expired but I have since regained...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2007-03-09 14:39 | 8 Comments

As far as seizures, which ones do you count and actually tell your doctors about?

I have several different types of seizures. Usually I only tell them about the ones that have me...

Created By: libann | 2007-03-09 13:39 | 1 Comment

Hello to all,

Just curious if anyone in the group has or ever heard of pervientricular heterotopia.
Any info. would be greatly appreciated.

Best Regards,
Carol

Created By: docgetz | 2007-03-09 13:35 | 2 Comments

I'm new to this site so I guess I'll start by saying my name is Jesse. I'm just turning 30 and I have had E for about 20 years. I usually have them at night while I'm sleeping, and the problem I'm...

Created By: drusilla_rb | 2007-03-09 06:53 | 5 Comments

I'm not alone! I was reading back through the archives of these forums, and came across a story about a girl in her early twenties who sounded as though she was experiencing the same thing as me....

Created By: troublecat | 2007-03-08 20:52 | 10 Comments

I don't have epilepsy. I have a severely debilitating migraine problem. One of my triggers is flashing lights. All my local grocery stores have recently installed these little coupon dispensers...

Created By: shere1122z | 2007-03-08 20:43 | 3 Comments

I had my first grand mal in July. I found out through an EEG and an MRI that I have scaring in my left temporal lobe. Since then I have had three more. I have partial seizures also. I think I have...

Created By: quirky | 2007-03-08 09:03 | 12 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have a question for everyone, one that I need a bit of advice on. I myself would like to go ahead with surgery if I were to become a suitable canditate and hopefully be able...

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