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: Gina Marie | 2007-01-31 16:31 | 11 Comments

I'm just wondering if anyone else had went through treatment for their epilepsy, done well for awhile and then all of a sudden had them get worse without warning? Did you ever find out what...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-30 16:16 | 33 Comments

Do all people with E get triggered by stimulants like caffeine? and if not, why would only some people have it as a trigger...why wouldn't be a universal trigger like sleep deprivation?

Created By: clipm | 2007-01-30 10:07 | 1 Comment

Does anyone know of a good epileptologist in Missouri? Has anyone had a bad experience with one? I need some advice on who to go to/not to go to. I really hate to just open up the phone book...

Created By: Christina41586 | 2007-01-29 12:27 | 6 Comments

So I went to a second neurologist today after being disatisfied with my first. He verified what the initial diagnoses was, but he ordered another EEG just to be doubly sure, and he adressed my...

Created By: Sealion50111 | 2007-01-29 06:03 | 0 Comments

Male or female it affects us all. I stopped blaming others a long time ago. I started listening the same time. We all have the way to go.
That is positive or negative.
I choose...

Created By: copabeat | 2007-01-28 06:57 | 3 Comments

I recently did a "Goggle" search of my last name trying to get some family information. Much to my suprise a post I made on these boards came up. (When I first signed up for these boards I used my...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-27 22:58 | 3 Comments

I get this weird experience almost every night at the same time. It's always right before I'm ready to doze off. or maybe I've already dozed off and didn't know it. It seems to be an inbetween...

Created By: tryingtobehelpful | 2007-01-27 15:35 | 0 Comments

Hi!

Just joined this evening, I'm afraid I'm not the one with epilepsy but I really want to understand what my partner's going through and thought talking to other people might help.

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Created By: slhmurphy | 2007-01-27 09:58 | 21 Comments

Now, to those of you reading this, please do not take my title to heart. I have a bachelors in psychology and I am being very flippant in my terminology, but I mean no disrespect to anyone.

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Created By: Ca8Amy8 | 2007-01-27 02:52 | 1 Comment

I didn't think that it was un-normal but after browsing around the site I see that it is.

I have partial focal seizures but they last up to an hour or sometimes two at a time.

=/...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-26 19:33 | 0 Comments

....or has the font and/or spacing on the posts here on the forum changed? it is ever so subtle but different, no?
pamela

Created By: Powerriegel | 2007-01-26 15:24 | 1 Comment

Hello together,

I am new to this site and hope its ok for you: I do not have epilepsy, but I have got testicular cancer.
But why am I here?
I study media in Munich (Germany) and...

Created By: DmAlchemist | 2007-01-25 23:34 | 4 Comments

Howdy, I just discovered this site, but I was diagnosed with Psychomotor Epilepsy shortly after I turned 20 in 2002, although I've had symptoms for years before that. I seem completely...

Created By: Basham | 2007-01-25 11:55 | 3 Comments

Hi there, I am a 46 year old mom with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. For many years I did fine, then I got worse, and had a number of bad seizures until control was established again. I am on...

Created By: cape | 2007-01-25 10:12 | 3 Comments

My wife needs to travel in her job, but she is afraid to travel unless I go with her. How can I convince her that it's OK to go without me? I have had epilepsy all my life, but my seizures are...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2007-01-24 22:59 | 6 Comments

life really sucks right now . I have lost my job . I have had my name dragged thru the mud by so called christians . I just feel like ending it all. There is no where to turn and the people that i...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-23 19:04 | 12 Comments

Why do some folks call their seizures "fits" or "spells" and others use "events" or "seizures"?
Some folks use terms like "gran mal" but others refer to the same event with "tonic-clonic"?...

Created By: Edwina_p | 2007-01-23 18:24 | 18 Comments

Hi, I've lived with Epilepsy 21 years but it's only been over the past 2-3 years that i've started with panic attacks.
I know they're panic attacks and not fits as they aren't the same mass...

Created By: playtowin123 | 2007-01-21 17:43 | 5 Comments

Hi out there. I wanted to introduce myself to everyone. I've been searching the web for info about epilepsy and found this board. I've never thought about joining a board before, but after reading...

Created By: copabeat | 2007-01-21 07:08 | 1 Comment

The National Epilepsy Foundation is a resource for us all to use, and a good one at that. (great one wouldn't be over stating it either)
I once wrote them an e-mail asking if I would be...

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