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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: JScott | 2006-04-10 11:26 | 186 Views | 4 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy a month ago. Still don't know what kind or what the cause is.

I keep getting shocks in my heels, my ankles, my calves, my thighs, and my groin (not in a good...

Created By: Billy Hall | 2006-04-07 21:00 | 173 Views | 4 Comments

About a year ago, I had a seizure while I was at work. My co-workers identified it as a seizure, but my neuro said that it was simply a case of syncope or fainting, since me eeg was normal...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-04-07 13:05 | 169 Views | 2 Comments

I DON'T REMEMBER IF I HAD A SEIZURE LAST NIGHT IN MY SLEEP BUT WHEN I WOKE UP THIS MORNING I HAD A BAD HEADACHE AND I WAS VERY WEAK AND TIRED AND I HAD WET MYSELF. USUALLY I KNOW I'M HAVING A...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-04-05 18:14 | 270 Views | 14 Comments

SOMETIMES ARUA'S CAN BE MORE SCARY THAN A SEIZURE. I HAVE THOSE ALL THE TIME. THE LAST AURA AND SEIZURE I HAD IT HURTED. MY LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE WAS IN SO MUCH PAIN WHEN I WAS HAVING A SEIZURE. I'...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-04-05 04:04 | 226 Views | 8 Comments

Just how much does stress effect your epilepsy?

Created By: zombie68 | 2006-04-04 22:12 | 210 Views | 2 Comments

Many of my friends,co-workers,DOCTORS,etc. have asked me to describe the sensations I feel before(and occaisionally during)a seizure.I am at a loss to effectively describe any of these things to...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-04-04 20:54 | 165 Views | 2 Comments

Is it possible for seizures to mess with your heart while you're having one?

I had another one of my "normal" seizures last night. Same old routine of feeling very dizzy, my stomach gets...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-04-04 08:48 | 189 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone, Joyce here:
Can anyone tell me if I am just over reacting or do I need to be concerned? The last three days I have had an increase of sever headaches which have not responded...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-31 17:52 | 175 Views | 1 Comment

HI EVETYONE I JUST HAVE A QUESTION LAST NIGHT I HAD A SEIZURE AND THIS TIME MY LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE WAS HAVING SO MUCH PAIN WHILE I WAS HAVING THE SEIZURE IT HURTED SO BAD. I HAD TWO SMALL...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-30 19:50 | 237 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, Joyce here:
Sorry i have not been posting lately, I have been in bed the last three days, doing nothing but sleeping, my depression has been very high and I am trying very hard to...

Created By: T mama | 2006-03-30 16:45 | 167 Views | 3 Comments

So I broke down and called my neuro, waiting for a call back. I've waited these three weeks of endless buzz with the idea that if I call I will get more drugs - don't want em. But after today's...

Created By: cjcurls | 2006-03-30 12:25 | 523 Views | 8 Comments

Suggestions? What to take? What to do? What to expect?
Can I have visitors?
Let me know what to expect - - - I fear I'll be so stir crazy in there!
Will they try to induce a...

Created By: angelais | 2006-03-30 11:07 | 185 Views | 3 Comments

I am having my first EEG on April5th.

How long does this whole procedure take, including the time they take to put the electrodes on your scalp?

I am awaiting a call back from the...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2006-03-29 19:38 | 523 Views | 4 Comments

I have had epilepsy for 35 years. About three months ago I became a vegan. I was wondering if anyone had any problems with epilepsy and a vegan diet?

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-29 16:51 | 235 Views | 7 Comments

I CANT COMES TO GRIPS WITH HAVING A SEIZURE DISORDER. ALL MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS ASK ME HOW DID THIS HAPPEN. I'M 33 AND I'M SO UPSET THAT THIS HAS HAPPEN TO ME. I THOUGHT I WAS ALWAYS HEALTHY. I...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-29 12:40 | 181 Views | 4 Comments

OK MY PRIMARY CARE DOC DIAGNOSIS ME FIRST IN JANUARY OF 2006 AND HE SENT ME TO SEE A NEUROLOGIST AND HE DIAGNOIS ME WITH A SEIZURE DISORDER BUT HE DON'T KNOW WHAT TYPE I'M HAVING. HE STARTED ME ON...

Created By: aamith | 2006-03-29 04:47 | 461 Views | 8 Comments

Hi there. I am 35 years old and just diagnosed with complex partial seizures. (Well I have an MRI next week to rule out any other cause) Actually they started about 4 years ago with the whole...

Created By: saljen | 2006-03-28 21:58 | 201 Views | 4 Comments

Hi, everyone, I am new to the forum. I got on here searching for help.
I just received a letter tonight saying that at the end of this week my son and I both will be dumped from our medical...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-28 13:56 | 223 Views | 3 Comments

I STARTED MEDS MONDAY I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW LONG WILL I HAVE TO TAKE MEDS

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-28 13:49 | 188 Views | 5 Comments

I JUST STARTED TAKING TRILEPTAL 300MG TWICE A DAY. SO FAR NOTHING REALLY IS HAPPENING COULD I GET SO LUCKY AND NOT HAVE ANY SIDE EFFECTS TO THE MEDICINE. I'M A LITTLE WORRIED ABOUT HAVING SIDE...

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