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: chants | 2007-07-18 22:47 | 4 Comments

I have had epilepsy for 5 years; I was diagnosed with petit mal seizures; I take 400mg of tegretol a day (or at least I try to). I don't have seizures that often. I usually can control them.

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Created By: sugarsue | 2007-07-17 21:24 | 7 Comments

Hi, I don't know where to post this so I thought I'd try here to see if any of this craziness rings a bell with anyone.

I have heard about people who have seizures may have religious...

Created By: onemeanmach | 2007-07-17 19:17 | 3 Comments

I'm 22 and have been working on and off as an automotive mechanic. Infact, I went to trade school just to learn all about it. It's a great job for someone my age, and I like doing it. I was...

Created By: elizleigh | 2007-07-16 15:51 | 1 Comment

Does anyone experience emotional or mental-type auras? If so, what and how do you experience them?

Created By: Tim | 2007-07-16 11:15 | 2 Comments

Just under 3 weeks ago I had a series of seizures. In retrospect I had had them before, but by blind bad luck they had slipped under the medical radar being understandably diagnosed as something...

Created By: Chrissyml | 2007-07-16 00:32 | 4 Comments

I think I have associative aphasia. I've had the symptoms for years. However I have read it is considered extremely uncommon. Is there anyone else with epilepsy here who thinks they have cognitive...

Created By: Mel26 | 2007-07-15 19:58 | 4 Comments

I have been taking 500mg/day of Tegretol for almost a year. My husband and I are desperate to have another baby so on the advice of my neuro I started to wean off a month ago.

I first...

Created By: Brainskip | 2007-07-14 09:20 | 3 Comments

Howdy,

I was kinda wondering about this and how many people can feel or know that their seizures are about to start?

I personally don't have a clue or remember having one anyway....

Created By: jacky99 | 2007-07-14 06:15 | 0 Comments

there are times when i get a wierd feeling in my head where i can feel my muscles wanting to spasm. i can feel my right side tightening and loosening, my arm and hand would clench up close to my...

Created By: crazyglued | 2007-07-13 16:53 | 6 Comments

I am an 32 year old female... never had seizures in my life... I get this heavyness that comes over me starting at the top of my head and goes down my body... I feel like I am going to pass out...

Created By: Brainskip | 2007-07-13 14:22 | 0 Comments

Howdy,

Im new to this site but not to E. I have had it for a long time now going on around 33 years. Over the last couple years it has gotten progresivly worse, having clusters of grand...

Created By: Ca8Amy8 | 2007-07-12 23:42 | 0 Comments

I can't find it anywhere on the net. It felt like a little spot on my chin that was tingling, then it went away, now it's back and it's a bigger spot on my chin, it's like an intense tingle like...

Created By: Calpurnia_98 | 2007-07-12 20:26 | 5 Comments

For the past year I have been experiencing facial/tongue twitches, muscle spams/pain, & joint pain. I ignored all of this because I had no health coverage at the time amd prayed it would just...

Created By: Kelvy825 | 2007-07-12 00:47 | 3 Comments

I will be 20 next month and was diagnosed in March of 2006 with epilepsy. I was in the middle of my second semester of my first year in college, and had experienced a few "black-outs" over a span...

Created By: hersh66 | 2007-07-12 00:27 | 4 Comments

I had a grand mal seizure two years ago which resulted in a serious head injury and a week's stay in the hospital. I have since been on Lamictal and have none none since. Around the same time I...

Created By: SunflowerPower | 2007-07-11 20:30 | 3 Comments

Does anyone know what the deal is with those jerky things that you get right as your about to drift off to sleep?

I'll just be semi-dreaming is blissful slumber-land when all of a sudden,...

Created By: Trudy | 2007-07-11 12:48 | 2 Comments

Hello, I am new to the group. My name is Trudy and my husband has epilepsy (almost 30 years now). Most of the time he can avoid things which are triggers, but still has multiple grand mals each...

Created By: tinyfly | 2007-07-11 02:38 | 3 Comments

Hello again,
i was wondering if there is anyone else who has heard of taurine supplements?! I'm a female adult who has been living with epilepsy since I was 10, now 23 and I've been a...

Created By: pgd | 2007-07-10 00:51 | 1 Comment

Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) - Anyone relate to it?

http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/auditory.asp

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2007-07-09 19:09 | 2 Comments

i have applied for over 60 jobs in the last month no luck finding a job. any ideas on getting help in philadelphia,pa . hanging by a thread need support.

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