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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: Anonymous | 2006-05-05 10:59 | 140 Views | 7 Comments

Several years ago in Austin, Texas I went to an outdoor musical festival with my cousin an his friends he introduced me to. I broke away from my cousin and his group to grab a bite. After I...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-05 09:44 | 224 Views | 2 Comments

The only time I correct someone in my presence is when he/she uses the word fit to describe a seizure. I realize fit is the original word for describing a seizure. I always tell people I got one...

Created By: aquila316 | 2006-05-05 08:10 | 198 Views | 6 Comments

Heeeeere we go again. I usually get a Grand Mal about once every 6 years, and I guess it was time again.
I never woke up on the floor this time, so I guess I got up and don't remember doing...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-05-04 22:54 | 176 Views | 2 Comments

It's almost 5 years since I've started with Keppra, a medication which helps me a lot to overcome seizures. In fact, I don't have seizures any longer, but tiny absences and memory problems.

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Created By: galaxystarlight | 2006-05-04 22:16 | 227 Views | 3 Comments

Hey there My name is Jessie. I have tonic clonic seizures and before march 14 of this year I hadnt had one in 6 years. I have a boyfriend that is 24 years older than me and he is on disability. I...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-04 16:17 | 180 Views | 8 Comments

I am writting this out of curiosity not sympathy. Over my 40 years with epilepsy I have learned you rarely have friends. Most "friends" are Acquaintances. Am I wrong?

Created By: missdee | 2006-05-04 14:17 | 177 Views | 3 Comments

just curious- what kind auras preceed your seizures. i have been blessed with numbing dejavu then music that overtakes my mind until i wake on the floor, ambulance, er, ect.... I've heard guns n...

Created By: Raid | 2006-05-03 16:27 | 159 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I was put Lyrica by my neurologist back in October last year and since then I have been having muscular spsams in my stomach. I was just wondering is there anyone out there...

Created By: mad_zappy | 2006-05-03 11:57 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

I have G. M.s and dis locate my shoulders and bite the ol tonge! Does anyone have a shoulder problem! They're so badly damaged that my ortho. wants to replace them. HOLD ON MAN!!!! your only...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-05-03 08:23 | 3878 Views | 20 Comments

Just wondering, has anyone ever dreamed they had a seizure?

I dreamed I did last night. It was a very very vivid dream.

The details are in my blog.

It was extremely confusing...

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Created By: missdee | 2006-05-02 15:17 | 146 Views | 2 Comments

Hello, I'm new to this and have never posted anywhere before, but I am completely frusted, aggrivated, tired and ready to give up. In short, I started having seizures in 2001- a granmal while my 8...

Created By: gmuchin | 2006-05-02 13:31 | 2096 Views | 3 Comments

I have only had 1 seizure (1 in my whole life) and that was in November and I'm hitting my 6 month mark this month. I have been doing everything my doctors say and am taking antiseizure meds....

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-05-01 22:56 | 173 Views | 2 Comments

I'm having site problems probably more accurately I am not very good on computers and here again, it shows. I had quite a few names asking to be on my Buddy List and I thought I appropriately...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-05-01 10:41 | 167 Views | 3 Comments

After an absence seizure on Friday caused me to voluntarily submit my driver's license to my husband, I decided to suck up my pride and go talk to the boss.

He was surprisingly...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-04-30 20:11 | 158 Views | 1 Comment

If I were to simply stop going to my neurologist and stop my medications, how soon, if ever do you think it would take my neurologist to notice? and would he have to report me to the DMV?

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Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-04-30 14:36 | 238 Views | 11 Comments

I'm having problems with this site this weekend and some of it is probably just me.

I wish I could find, again, the clickable definition on this site for Atonic Drops so I could have...

Created By: roger91 | 2006-04-30 01:18 | 301 Views | 10 Comments

Hi guys,
I need your help on understanding the inheritance of epilepsy. I have a few questions i hope some of you may be able to help me out. I am confused about whether epilepsy is a...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-04-28 16:13 | 711 Views | 11 Comments

I was just wondering, does anyone else have problems with perception?

For example, driving into work today, I kept grabbing the "oh sh*t" handle on the door. I could have sworn my husband...

Created By: bevs | 2006-04-28 15:41 | 182 Views | 2 Comments

I JUST WANT TO SAY A BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAVE ANSWERED MY THREADS.I HAVE BEEN SO LONG ANSWERING EVERYONE BECAUSE I HAVE HAD A BIT OF BAD NEWS MY LEUKEMIA IS SLOWLY DRIFTING BACK, I HAVE...

Created By: C | 2006-04-27 12:29 | 533 Views | 6 Comments

I started having partials about 2 years ago and tonic-clonics about a year ago and I have also started falling to right when in motion. Is this associated?

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