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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: andreas | 2006-08-09 23:31 | 189 Views | 3 Comments

I have epilepsy for almost 10 years. I have visited doctors and hospitals. So it is official. Noone ever told that I could not hold my driving license. I didn't drive for 5 months after my first...

Created By: eyezz | 2006-08-09 11:34 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

my boyfriend had 4 grend mal siezers since sat, we just moved into a new home july 1st...he has been depressed after the siezers.. he says the serrounding is totally unfamiliar.. he crys ," am i...

Created By: eyezz | 2006-08-09 10:43 | 383 Views | 2 Comments

name is iveliise(27), my boyfriend jassen(27) has been diagnosted with epilepsy 3 yrs ago. he has had a siezure every month since his first in 2002.. he had 4 gran mal siezers since saturday.....

Created By: romaboots | 2006-08-08 23:33 | 180 Views | 3 Comments

Today my neurologist finally diagnosed me as having had seizures as a result of a head injury I incurred in an automobile accident last Oct. I've had seizures since early Dec. They occur right...

Created By: buckboyy | 2006-08-08 15:26 | 1960 Views | 11 Comments

I am a 52 year old male and just recently started having seizures. I have yet to be diagnosed as having epilepsy and am still going through the process of elimination through EEG study and...

Created By: Kevin | 2006-08-07 19:55 | 204 Views | 6 Comments

It started a month and a half ago when I went to urgent care with arm and head jerking and now the nuerologist has confirmed that I have partial epilipsy. He did this with my description of my...

Created By: George R | 2006-08-04 08:15 | 365 Views | 8 Comments

Sure we've got epilepsy, and we've learned the challenges surrounding it. Not only the medical ones, but the financial walls we have to climb, the employment issues, and probably the most...

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Created By: birdbomb | 2006-08-03 21:00 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

Have you visited my site? It is only for vns patients. We have been running for 2 and 1/2 years almost 600 members from all over the world.
There are hundreds of links and plenty of caring...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-08-03 20:22 | 1457 Views | 15 Comments

When I first got E? I was never incontinent, felt so sorry for people who had that problem. But THEN I started waking up at night, several years later, urinating and I couldn't get it stopped....

Created By: ALH | 2006-08-02 16:06 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

Thank you for your information on auras and the like relating to my last thread. At least when the subject ever comes up again, I can at least have other peoples personal experiences in my back...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-08-02 14:14 | 963 Views | 3 Comments

Is it unusual to feel very nauseous preceding or following a seizure?

I had another bout of extremely bad nausea last night and I'm starting to wonder if these are related to seizures. The...

Created By: George R | 2006-08-02 11:07 | 207 Views | 6 Comments

I've lived with epilepsy and all its medical, social and financial challenges for 35 years, and have come to see how much we patients can assist our doctors. Indeed, many patients report for...

Created By: angels and airwaves | 2006-08-02 07:55 | 159 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone else ever wake up feeling like they've been kicked in the back and stomach? Feeling as though they've had an electric shock, then when you come round followed by twitching leg?

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Created By: Anonymous | 2006-07-31 19:30 | 464 Views | 23 Comments

I had my first major seizure just five days after being terminated from a really bad job in November 2005. Needless to say, I have not been employed since then. At this point my epilepsy is not...

Created By: therayban | 2006-07-31 03:30 | 248 Views | 6 Comments

My friend has epilepsy and has been confronted with some public access discrimination. I have some questions... He was told he was not allowed to drink inside the bar because they kept saying he...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-07-28 23:00 | 244 Views | 2 Comments

Apparently I ONCE AGAIN posted PI. We had three gigantic stressors happen one on top of the other and I started clustering with drops. I was alone, wasn't aware I was clustering, apparently...

Created By: EMS4Life07 | 2006-07-28 22:47 | 223 Views | 2 Comments

Every had those day's where you just wish for one minute you can be a person without "E"? This week has been so hard on me it took me a week to get 6 pill's. The Dr wanted to start me on a new...

Created By: vrleigh | 2006-07-28 15:15 | 215 Views | 0 Comments

I just had the Dr's office fax me a copy of my EEG report. When I was on the phone with the nurse, she was reading part of the report, almost to herself, but I could hear her. She said something...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-07-27 23:06 | 181 Views | 3 Comments

I know this is a HUMAN forum, but my dog also has epilepsy, I posted this question on a canine epilepsy forum and got no answer. So? I'm trying here and hope no one minds. She is not only my...

Created By: elsea | 2006-07-27 22:07 | 265 Views | 10 Comments

I was at work and I had a short episode - 20 seconds - no one was around so it was fine. But what if I am waiting on someone, then what do I say? I don't lose consciousness, just tremor a lot -...

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