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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: TinaB | 2006-08-26 06:39 | 184 Views | 5 Comments

I recently had an MRI where an angioma was found. Can anyone shed a little light on this for me?
Thanks.
Tina

Created By: Staci17 | 2006-08-26 00:57 | 233 Views | 6 Comments

i was diagnosed with epilepsy a couple of months ago. for awhile i wasnt doing so well. my seizure werent being controlled, i lost my job, i couldnt drive, and all my friends now made fun of me....

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2006-08-25 15:46 | 159 Views | 2 Comments

i sm not doing well with depression and anger. just trying to hang in there and wait for a new job and new start.

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-08-25 07:55 | 198 Views | 4 Comments

I feel like I'm collapsing today. =(

I leave for vacation (yay disneyworld) on Sunday, and I've been going crazy this week trying to get things done.

Unfortunately, the stress seems...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-08-24 07:01 | 1805 Views | 18 Comments

Hi all.

I am starting to suspect nocturnal seizures based on a pattern of waking feeling a surge of panic/fear, then going right back to sleep only to awake a little while later w/ the same...

Created By: 2spacey4me | 2006-08-23 21:53 | 141 Views | 0 Comments

i tell ya, it's been awhile since i've about hit the floor. for the past few days, i've been doing everything i can to get govt. asssistance; insurance and all, so i can get a doctor. i guess...

Created By: Karatanoron | 2006-08-23 19:19 | 168 Views | 2 Comments

Hi!
I have a daughter who has Epilepsy and the doctors always ask me if it runs in the family. I always say no but I remembered once when I was a kid something strange happened to me....

Created By: bleedingheart | 2006-08-21 16:13 | 179 Views | 4 Comments

Hi
Has anyone had headaches around their temples that were related to stress or lack of sleep? I haven't had any seizures because of these headaches, but they are an annoyance to my busy...

Created By: graciefox | 2006-08-21 01:49 | 572 Views | 7 Comments

I've had epilepsy since I was a child. I'm now 26, In a way I'm sort of grateful for this blessing that is a curse, or a curse that is a blessing. I do feel when a seizure is about to hit, but in...

Created By: mommy2kyra | 2006-08-20 14:29 | 313 Views | 10 Comments

I feel so alone and so sad, sometimes I just can't take it. There are times when I want to end it all. It can be a big temptation to just get the heck off Earth, but I always push that feeling...

Created By: aquila316 | 2006-08-20 07:46 | 200 Views | 1 Comment

That little poll about whether or not it is more difficult to get insurance when you have E really got me thinking. I recently was added on an insurance plan by my (soon to be EX) significant...

Created By: andy m | 2006-08-19 16:33 | 413 Views | 12 Comments

Hi there,
Could anyone who has taken Keppra or just has an opinion on it please post it on the thread on my blog. I would like to hear your experiences good, bad or different side effects...

Created By: 2spacey4me | 2006-08-19 15:03 | 246 Views | 2 Comments

yesterday, i got up at 6 in the morning, and got my daughter off to school. i usually go back to sleep, but decided to just stay up, cuz i had an appt at 2:30, and was going to have someone pick...

Created By: der5997 | 2006-08-19 13:29 | 183 Views | 2 Comments

Our adult (mother of 3) daughter had been siezure free for several years. She has cronic low calcium for which she is on a pretty hefty daily supplement. Yesterday she had a major siezure, and we...

Created By: stefie | 2006-08-18 22:04 | 331 Views | 12 Comments

Question:
I need other opinions on this- 4 years ago I had a RTLobectomy to remove a benign tumor and seizure focus. Since surgery I have been seizure free until about 6 months ago when I...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-08-18 04:09 | 198 Views | 4 Comments

Barbie and Spiz I'm trying to find something on my computer I KNOW is there, can't find it. Could both of you please refer to my blog and see if ya'll can help me. My nerves are frayed -so what'...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-08-18 03:53 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

My official diagnosis is nonspecific familial epilepsy. IOW it's inherited, boy howdy is it inherited, but there is nothing according to an epileptologst we all see, and a geneticist that can...

Created By: 2spacey4me | 2006-08-18 00:33 | 157 Views | 1 Comment

hi, everyone. ((hugs))!
i figured that sometimes ppl just gotta consider all their resources and take advantage of all of them. like for instance, #1: friends, families, and support...

Created By: 2spacey4me | 2006-08-17 09:24 | 264 Views | 5 Comments

hey, everyone. i just have a little confusion about what 'auras' are. i've read a little on them. but, what's the difference between them and partial/chronic partial szrs?

Created By: moody_mommy | 2006-08-17 08:02 | 309 Views | 2 Comments

I am curious how often people have to jump through hoops because of thier Epilepsy dx, or while trying to find the dx?
I ask because my husband has been having severe issues for several...

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