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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: skott | 2006-06-14 22:45 | 340 Views | 4 Comments

I was thinking about asking my doctor whether I qualify for disability (I live in California), but thought I would ask opinions here first before asking my doctor, where my insecurities have me...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-06-14 13:04 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

I went to the Doctor yesterday. My appointment was @ 9:15 but I didn't get to see her until 11:30! Her little girl had stuck a rock up her nose and she was at the ER all night. Anyway....

I...

Created By: seizuregirl | 2006-06-14 05:27 | 201 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everybody :-) I don't remember the last time I've been on this site. I've been busy with work mostly, but last week or was that a week ago..can't remember. Yeah, my memory problems are real...

Created By: cath_y | 2006-06-13 17:34 | 375 Views | 20 Comments

I know how much we get down in the dumps from having to live with our problems of seizures. We are crying much more these days then we ever laugh.
Well, I would like to see if I could change...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-06-12 16:18 | 184 Views | 3 Comments

Well, I go back to my neuro tomorrow morning at 9. I kinda nervous. I got my dilantin level back today, it was 8....should be at least 10. Have not missed any meds either.

I am having such...

Created By: Ghebre | 2006-06-11 18:38 | 359 Views | 1 Comment

I never knew what seizures were nor did I cared to know what epilepsy was all about even when my wife constantly kept nugging me that I'm having Grand-Mal seizures while I'm asleep.
I...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-06-09 15:55 | 191 Views | 5 Comments

WELL I STARTED TRILEPTAL 300MG TWICE A DAY AND I BEEN ON THIS SINCE 3/6/06 AND I THOUGHT IT WILL STOP MY SEIZURES FROM COMING I HAD ONE ON THE 6/4/06 AND IT MADE ME UPSET THIS YR ALONE I HAVE HAD...

Created By: George R | 2006-06-09 14:05 | 174 Views | 4 Comments

Have you ever noticed particular events, sounds, times of the month, or emotional challenges that bring on seizures or that terrifying feeling that one might come knocking at your head at any...

Created By: RamblinJScott | 2006-06-09 13:58 | 222 Views | 7 Comments

Shocks in my head are the biggest part of my epilepsy but they seem to be the least talked about on these posts. I missed my morning dose of Topamax the other day and all day... bam, bam, bam...

Created By: jimmy | 2006-06-09 11:06 | 198 Views | 5 Comments

Hi my name is Jim and for the past year or so I have been so lonely. I have had epilepsy for the past 16 years and have had girlfriends but there was always alcohol involved. I am a recovering...

Created By: arlin prananingrum | 2006-06-09 03:59 | 248 Views | 10 Comments

hello everybody
there's something stupid happen to me today.And it's really hurt me. My bestfriend suddenly asks me why am I not drive car alone? she already knew the answer, she saw me when...

Created By: E_Loner | 2006-06-08 19:56 | 431 Views | 5 Comments

Are there any Epilepsy Clubs in each state, if so how are they found? Thanks for your help

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-06-08 13:55 | 281 Views | 3 Comments

Here's an interesting question, and I would love some feedback on it.

Since the doctor told me not to drive, I have not at all.

Yesterday, my husband gathered some information on...

Created By: E_Loner | 2006-06-07 14:11 | 840 Views | 12 Comments

I want to let all fellow epileptics I got my drivers license. It took TWO test, but I got the license today. I went through all legal routes. Yesterday, no public safety officer asked of my...

Created By: rebpow | 2006-06-07 14:04 | 202 Views | 2 Comments

Hi.
I have had 3-5 Complex Partial Seizures every week for the last four months. I had an abnormal EEG and started Lamictal a month ago. I am pretty aware during the seizures. I have a...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-06-05 03:56 | 1924 Views | 6 Comments

3+ years ago myself and someone I love were victims of a violent crime. I posted it here in detail once and don't really want to repeat it. Over time I developed an emotional condition called...

Created By: ragin6 | 2006-06-04 10:52 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

I have had seizures for 6 years now and still have many unanswered questions. I have seen many different doctors and they all have their own opinions but there are still many missing pieces to the...

Created By: heart_n_soul | 2006-06-03 17:46 | 186 Views | 2 Comments

Hey y'all,
I'm new here. I am trying to figure out what in the heck is wrong with me. Here's the background. I'm sorry it's so long, but I welcome any imput.

I had petit mal...

Created By: RamblinJScott | 2006-06-03 12:45 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

I get something where my thigh will seem to seize, then my stomach will ache, then my head will seem to swim, then I will feel disoriented for a bit. Sometimes it starts in my foot or my calf. I...

Created By: forestams | 2006-06-01 20:12 | 232 Views | 5 Comments

To anyone over say, my age of 25. I have been having seizures for about 4 and a half years now and I was wondering, are there any long term effects for those of you that have stayed on medication...

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