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: crazypunkasslady | 2007-01-07 20:23 | 146 Views | 0 Comments

Alright, so I have epilepsy, and I have lived with it through various degrees for the last 10+ years. I have had seizures during the most inappropriate and embarassing times. I often do very...

Created By: DavidMcP | 2007-01-05 18:31 | 145 Views | 1 Comment

Any quick feedback on this med. I read some of the other threads, but thought I would start a new one. I am "supposed" to start it tonight, no rush I am on Tegretol and Keppra too, and the other...

Created By: Christina41586 | 2007-01-05 12:30 | 401 Views | 4 Comments

So I've had to build myself up to asking this question, but I feel like it's okay to do so now. Hopefully you all can offer me some advice and answers.

In July, three months before my...

Created By: hmselby2 | 2007-01-05 11:52 | 1104 Views | 11 Comments

Hi everybody! I am 33 years old, and am recently diagnosed with epilepsy. Not just with epilepsy, but recently learned that I actually have different types of seizure activity, therefore,...

Created By: JoshuaM | 2007-01-04 16:45 | 347 Views | 4 Comments

I am an epileptic and have been for 20+ years. My seizures have been under control for several years with the help of Depakote. I haven't had any seizures many years. My girlfriend tells me i...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-04 11:31 | 866 Views | 1 Comment

None of the literature from the pharmaceutical manufacter says anything about lowering seizure threshold. Yet immediately after ingesting this drug for my acid reflux, I had clusters of simple...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-01-03 21:58 | 2074 Views | 5 Comments

Ever since my seizures have become seemingly under control with the switch from Keppra to Zonegran, I have a new and mysterious habit that I can't seem to stop. I do not twitch at night before I...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-03 21:01 | 248 Views | 7 Comments

Is it possible for a person to have tonic-clonic seizures at night whilst sleeping but not have them during the day?

Created By: cindym | 2007-01-03 16:54 | 428 Views | 2 Comments

I was wondering what triggers everyone else's seizures. Mine seem to be triggered colors or things I look at. Example, print, computer, lights, sometimes a deja vu feeling when I look at...

Created By: Jasons Big Sis | 2007-01-03 16:08 | 96 Views | 0 Comments

I would like to invite everyone to start the new year off with knowledge and power. There is a new non-profit out there whose mission is to speak up for those who can no longer speak. For those...

Created By: fzMousie | 2007-01-03 09:01 | 140 Views | 1 Comment

I want to start by saying that I have a good relationship with my inlaws. That said, my husband and I noticed an odd phenomenon over Christmas.

After not having a seizure in almost two...

Created By: Deb833 | 2007-01-03 07:36 | 242 Views | 4 Comments

I am in the process of switching from trilepital to Lamictal. At the moment I am taking both. I was taking full dose of the trileptal, 600mg at night and 450 in the morning and 200mg twice a day...

Created By: luist714 | 2007-01-03 01:12 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

I have been taking dilantin for a few years now. My levels have been fine. Lately they were a bit low. Started taking 300MG a day, Neuro switched me over to doing 300 and 400 MG a night;...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-02 18:50 | 139 Views | 1 Comment

Can someone tell me if it is true that going on an AED can alter your seizure type? for example, I am unmedicated with simple partials. If I start on an AED can I change and get tonic clonic...

Created By: copabeat | 2006-12-31 07:53 | 118 Views | 0 Comments

Hello again:

Awhile ago when I had my second seizure at 46 y/o I thought my whole world crashed down around me and everything held in high regard was over. Yes, I had pitty parties felt...

Created By: Lynn Maxwell | 2006-12-30 22:52 | 175 Views | 3 Comments

Hello

I'm new to the group and I would like to just to just voice my opinion and see if anyone would agree.

I'm very frustrated though. I've tried to leave several emails for other...

Created By: balletkat | 2006-12-29 11:30 | 219 Views | 5 Comments

I am wondering if anyone knows of a good neurologist or epileptologists in the Minneapolis/St Paul area. My current dr is drving me crazy and I have to find a new dr. I would prefer an...

Created By: OPENHOUSENY | 2006-12-29 00:18 | 155 Views | 1 Comment

I think it is really strange that a 47 female would have an onset of seizures???I have been on antidepressant meds since 1996...this is my only thought can my neuro-transmitters be messed up. I am...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-12-28 11:18 | 305 Views | 4 Comments

Hi all. Happy Holidays.

I have to vent... I just started working again, and I was honest with them about some of my medical issues (possible seizures) because I will be responsible for...

Created By: chew | 2006-12-28 05:04 | 158 Views | 1 Comment

I understand what yall was saying who all respond to my question earlier.I was seeing this woman years she told me she didnt have a problem driving to come see me cause I didint drive cause of my...

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