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: SoccerGal | 2007-07-07 22:00 | 1 Comment

Does anyone know of any local support groups? I know that a lot of churches hold meetings for support group. Does anyone know where I might can find information?

Thanks!

~Kara

Created By: edrawl | 2007-07-07 12:35 | 1 Comment

I've been diagnosed with Temporal Lobe Seizures and usually it manifests itself with the intense deja vu and passing out for a couple of seconds.
Just this morning however, I had a full body...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2007-07-06 20:47 | 0 Comments

I am worn out by depression amd lack of being able to find a job in philadelphia,pa . I have worked as a tape operator and print room operator but that field is drying up . Nothing seems to be...

Created By: ConniceB | 2007-07-06 14:14 | 4 Comments

I'm One of those lucky enough to have Epilepsy controlled by my Medication. What I'm not so good at is talking well with other I don't engage well with others I guess It can come across as...

Created By: Howard Rubenstein | 2007-07-03 23:40 | 6 Comments

Does anyone have problems with Lamictal? I find myself getting double vision and so dizzy that I have to lay down where ever I'm at. It seems to be worse then some of my seizures.

Created By: crashy | 2007-07-03 20:53 | 0 Comments

In the nights following a grand-mal, I have very repetitive dreams. To put it in movie terms, I dont watch the whole movie from beginning to end, night after night. Instead, I take one scene and...

Created By: Pam1970 | 2007-07-03 08:37 | 4 Comments

Hi, I am new here and am looking for advice. I had been seizure free for 16 years until last Thursday. My doctor had told me a couple of years ago that I was not taking enough Dilantin to make a...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-07-02 20:50 | 1 Comment

just before waking up sometimes, I hear a scream in my head.

anyone know if this could be related to a seizure? could it be me? or just a bad dream.

Created By: jsustik | 2007-07-02 18:02 | 0 Comments

I have been having the hardest time with sleeping for over 4 years now.Falling asleep and staying asleep.It makes it really hard to function normally.I watch what I eat and get plenty of...

Created By: lilcrumb3 | 2007-07-02 13:55 | 7 Comments

I've been eating bread for sometime and it doesn't seem to affect me. Is it ok for epileptics to be eating bread?

Created By: short circut | 2007-07-02 05:45 | 4 Comments

Does anyone have their pupils dialted after a seizure? If yes what kind of seizure do you have. I was told mine aren't typically the type where this happens. I'm wondering if something else...

Created By: shelly maire | 2007-07-02 04:41 | 2 Comments

Hi Everyone just took a few minutes to say hi and update everyone on what is taking place here. Well since I last wrote things have changed a tad bit. LOL Don't they always. Well my sister hasn't...

Created By: elnelson | 2007-07-01 18:40 | 2 Comments

I & my wife, Millie, have been trying to gain information in Pseudo Seizures. It seems to be a forgotten type of Epilepsy.

I was diagnosed with "True" Epileptic Seizures when I was 3...

Created By: coopernicus | 2007-07-01 00:40 | 7 Comments

Hi,

I would love some insight.... I have simple seizures that are annoying. I do not take meds. In the past they were partials that would cause me to lose consciousness. Now I am always...

Created By: xgi | 2007-06-30 15:13 | 0 Comments

I had a doctor tell me that spasm in my left calf muscle is a sez. Been going on for 24/7 over a month now. Up my topirmate and still got spasm. Anyone dealt with this? I've been stretching and...

Created By: RenaGrl808 | 2007-06-29 01:40 | 8 Comments

Hi There. My Name Is Rena. I Suffer From Complex Partial Seizures. My Epilepsy Has Been Getting Worse & I Saw A New Neurologist Today To Get A Second Opinion. He Told Me Many Things I Never...

Created By: Catz | 2007-06-28 04:57 | 2 Comments

Hallo from South Afirca!

I'm new to this, have never blogged, forumed or even been in a chat room, so please bear with me as I learn! ;-) My husband of two and a half years has been...

Created By: cheryla | 2007-06-27 23:35 | 0 Comments

Hello,
I am new to the group and recently posted this on the new forum but have not had many responses. I have been trying to cope with my 3 year old son's epilepsy for the past year but I...

Created By: rubbersoul | 2007-06-27 21:57 | 6 Comments

I am a student at the Medical University of South Carolina, and have been living with epilepsy since I was eight. I decided to make epilepsy a focus of a study, and hopefully I can use the members...

Created By: Steve3503 | 2007-06-27 13:26 | 1 Comment

I would like to hear from others that have had brain surgery. I have had three since 1988. In 2000 I had my third one and have not had a seizure since my problems were in the right temporal lobe...

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