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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: spiz | 2006-05-23 22:15 | 347 Views | 18 Comments

I had a seizure early this afternoon that was a new one for me. It was so odd and I was aware all the way through it. I felt weird but alert.

It felt like all the joints in my body locked...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-05-23 22:09 | 747 Views | 2 Comments

I wish I could bump this to the adult forum - but don't know how. However, I've resurrected a thread I love, have printed out as it grew, with inspirational, sometimes funny quotes contributed by...

Created By: heidi | 2006-05-23 13:30 | 8468 Views | 48 Comments

Hello, I am new to the forum. I have been having symptoms which lead my neurologist to believe I'm having simple and complex partial seizures; he has tentatively diagnosed me with TLE and I've...

Created By: jennamay | 2006-05-22 12:18 | 161 Views | 3 Comments

Good Afternoon Everyone!

For those of you who don't know me I am Senior Editor of Epilepsy.com and have been for over 2 years now. I am writing because I want to let you all know that as of...

Created By: charlieblenner | 2006-05-22 05:47 | 208 Views | 2 Comments

I posted a long thread on Friday - which explained the whole background behing my seizure - but it's probably a bit long winded.

So I thought I'd cut to the chase and tell about what I...

Created By: aquila316 | 2006-05-21 08:20 | 1307 Views | 7 Comments

Ok, I got into a conversation the other day with someone on the topic of juvenile epilepsy. Someone was reassuring a parent that indeed, 80 percent of children diagnosed with E will outgrow it by...

Created By: ttammy | 2006-05-20 12:19 | 293 Views | 2 Comments

don't know if this has anything with having seizures but every so I have problems with my ankles anyone else have problems unless it is not related with E.

Created By: FanFare2 | 2006-05-19 22:42 | 149 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I am new here. I dont have E but I was just reading your posts. I wasent sure how or if I should reply. Anyway I have had similar Issues with my Turners syndrome. I seem to think more clear...

Created By: Ghebre | 2006-05-19 14:05 | 176 Views | 0 Comments

For me the unpredictability & loose of control, being taken hostage by Epileptic seizures has totaly changed the ordinary life-style that we have been living for a long time.
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Created By: charlieblenner | 2006-05-19 10:16 | 163 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am Charlie from England - I am a 29-year-old guy. I was trying to find out what other people experience before and after a grad mal seizure. I decided to share my experience as it...

Created By: aquila316 | 2006-05-19 08:43 | 223 Views | 7 Comments

Help me!!!
I awoke this morning with a horrible, pulsating migraine on the left side, in back of my eyes, and the back of my head. I have taken Asprin, (which has ALWAYS gotten rid of these...

Created By: E_Loner | 2006-05-18 22:38 | 202 Views | 5 Comments

"If you can't be nice don't say anything at all."

The above is the title of a post. I have read the post and some responses. I don't know exaclty which post the lady is writting about, but...

Created By: missdee | 2006-05-16 18:11 | 266 Views | 6 Comments

update: had my psych eval today. he asked just alot of questions but didn't give alot of answers. clinical depression- more meds.
i did not find this helpful. see him again in a week....

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-05-16 11:58 | 159 Views | 2 Comments

I'm confused by something that happened to me yesterday and I wanted some opinions on it.

I had a fitness evaluation at the gym yesterday. Before the evaluation, I knew I was having...

Created By: bevs | 2006-05-16 04:08 | 176 Views | 5 Comments

Hi everyone ,yep i have another question ,i went on friday to see my neuro ,after a consultation that left me feeling confused and again frustrated,because i did not get to ask any questions as he...

Created By: Volvox | 2006-05-16 03:49 | 185 Views | 4 Comments

Hi all

I had a brain injury in 2003 and since that time I have had three nocturnal seizures.

I only went to see a Doctor about it last week and had an EEG - I was diagnosed with...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-05-15 16:07 | 211 Views | 5 Comments

So from what I remember reading, Aura's are also a form of a seizure, is this correct?

I also remember reading that seizures that go on for more than, something, like 5 minutes are serious...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-05-15 11:30 | 88640 Views | 275 Comments

How exactly do aura's feel? Can you have aura's and not have an actual seizure? I think I had some this weekend. I went off into like a "spacy" feeling. Like I was tingling and I couldn't make...

Created By: zoe49576 | 2006-05-15 00:02 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

Update on my Diagnoses: I went in the Hospital on the 9th of May for my Video EEG Telemetry. I spent 4 days total in the hospital and had 8 seizures in a period of 2 days. They are saying that my...

Created By: Meskerkid | 2006-05-14 12:37 | 826 Views | 17 Comments

Does anyone have experience flying alone with epilepsy? I'm going to go to Morocco in August. I'll be meeting my husband there. I have to take two flights to end up in Casablanca. If I have a...

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