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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: WendyBendy | 2006-06-01 08:52 | 187 Views | 5 Comments

I normally have tonic clonic's in my sleep. I had a horrible day at work yesterday, really stressful. Around 7 last night I was talking on the phone to my mom. The nxt thing I knew I was about to...

Created By: liliansabina | 2006-05-31 11:00 | 304 Views | 5 Comments

I'd like to know who has really dug into the literature (not just online layperson epilepsy websites or dumbed down brochures, but actual primary literature, and hard medical classification of...

Created By: liliansabina | 2006-05-31 10:33 | 412 Views | 19 Comments

Hi,

I'm a 37 year old female. I've had idopathic epilepsy for years (simple partials with mostly psychic/cognitive clinical signs; can generalize secondarily). I've been on several drug...

Created By: Sue Anne | 2006-05-30 15:34 | 217 Views | 1 Comment

Well summer is here, and that means, amusement parks, sun, and heat. I say these 3 things because they are all of which could be triggers for a siezure. I myself don't really go to amusement parks...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-05-30 11:54 | 220 Views | 1 Comment

Hey. I'm not sure if I have already asked about this or not, (you all know how memory problems are). I think I also posted this on the womens forum. I have tonic clonic seizures normally at night...

Created By: juperee | 2006-05-29 18:25 | 6317 Views | 8 Comments

Hi, folks.
I've read that a ringing in the ears or other auditory sensations can be simple partial seizures.

I sometimes get (and typically earlier in the day before a more noticable...

Created By: what-was-the-question | 2006-05-28 16:05 | 277 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone changed medds to depokote?

Created By: ttammy | 2006-05-27 20:33 | 256 Views | 5 Comments

I went into a store and went on my back like a pancake. This has never happened before and was I scared. Has this happened to anyone else. Still trying to figure out what happened. No triping...

Created By: nomoreseizures | 2006-05-27 14:06 | 147 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,

My name is Christian and I am searching for all New Yorkers that have E and still like to go out, unfortunately, this is not a condition where I can go among the people in...

Created By: frankisheri | 2006-05-26 15:16 | 170 Views | 1 Comment

My first seizure that i know of was four days after my 18th birthday (2004) and luckily i decided to go somewhere else with some friends. All I remember is driving my car and it started to over...

Created By: ritab2002 | 2006-05-26 12:06 | 561 Views | 21 Comments

Hi All,
Since being diagnosed with TLE, 1yr ago after a GMal, I have had what I now know as Complex Partial seizures for the past 2-3 yrs. For a long time I just thought I was having major...

Created By: SaraMarea | 2006-05-24 13:35 | 385 Views | 22 Comments

I know this topic is mentioned often, but again I feel like I need advice.
I had a grand mal seizure at work last week. It really freaked people out, even though I work for a university...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-05-24 10:00 | 265 Views | 16 Comments

Does anyone else have a hard time dealing with strong emotions?

I have difficulty with anger. Specifically, if something makes me very very angry, I literally black out. My vision goes...

Created By: spiz | 2006-05-23 22:15 | 368 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 | 802 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 | 8880 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 | 170 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 | 212 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 | 1388 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 | 301 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.

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