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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: Joyce | 2006-04-22 18:07 | 185 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,
Joyce here, sorry its been a while since I have posted my thoughts lately. I was out all last week in bed with a migrane but had no seizures for the first time. I used all the...

Created By: JScott | 2006-04-21 12:59 | 176 Views | 2 Comments

My dentists have always told me that I must grind my teeth a lot at night cause they are worn flat. Also, several times I wake up in the middle of the night and I am propped up on my elbows or I...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-04-21 10:59 | 275 Views | 10 Comments

My mother and I went out to lunch Thursday. I went to pay and there was an elderly couple in front of me. The elderly man had a walker with wheels and his wife had a walking cane. I stood holding...

Created By: MaryMaria | 2006-04-20 18:07 | 225 Views | 4 Comments

Hey there,

I've been smoking weed a few times a week, and it feels great. I take lamictal everyday and have a generalized case of epilepsy. Anyone have any advice and/or experiences that...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-04-20 08:42 | 244 Views | 3 Comments

WELL I STARTED MEDS ON MARCH 6TH OF THIS YEAR. SINCE THEN I HAVE HAD 6 SEIZURES AND THEY ALL WAS DIFFERENT AND I KNEW I WAS HAVING A SEIZURES THAT'S A GOOD THINGS I'M GETTING READY TO CALL THE...

Created By: AMBHEALTHY | 2006-04-20 08:32 | 1110 Views | 20 Comments

The main symptoms of my seizures were awful feelings of terror. Along with that, I had some memory loss. My seizures would last about 1 minute and I would get about 20 a day. They would last 2...

Created By: rootbeergirl16 | 2006-04-19 14:27 | 426 Views | 20 Comments

I came across a post that was all about someones fears and the fact that they are having a hard time with what they are going thru. In one of the responses they got it came across as what I felt...

Created By: jimmy | 2006-04-19 11:14 | 187 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everybody my name is jim and I am from NYS. I just found out that I have been Seizure free for 10.5 years. It feels so good. If anybody is having trouble living a positive life with epilepsy...

Created By: Raid | 2006-04-19 00:25 | 224 Views | 5 Comments

Hi everyone,

Last night I went through something very strange that I never went through before. I went to bed at around 11pm and I didn't go alseep till about 11.30pm which is normal for me...

Created By: JScott | 2006-04-18 16:05 | 226 Views | 2 Comments

My job requires that I travel for a week every other week. Not only that, I travel from the West to the East and the time change is three hours. I think it is killing me because I can't seem to...

Created By: New Beginnings | 2006-04-18 06:54 | 253 Views | 6 Comments

Every job that I ever had I lost it on account of Epilepsy.Surgery and diabetes side effects made it difficult to keep a job.Employers aren't as understanding as they should be.Anyone else with...

Created By: JScott | 2006-04-17 00:08 | 210 Views | 2 Comments

Saturday night I was at an Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game. There was one out to go just before the 7th inning stretch when bam!!! the other team hit a home run, right over the the left field...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-04-16 20:26 | 479 Views | 8 Comments

I live in the desert of Washington state (yes, there really is a desert in Washington). We have incredibly hot days up here with little humidity. My trigger from April to October is heat....

Created By: bassdesires | 2006-04-15 10:27 | 2366 Views | 50 Comments

OK, people prepare yourself. I apologize in advance to anyone I might offend in this, but nobody else seems to know what I'm going through here, and I found this site, so maybe someone can listen...

Created By: BonnieB | 2006-04-14 20:24 | 183 Views | 2 Comments

Has anyone out there have trouble losing weight while on meds? I am on Phenobarbital and now that I am older my weight keeps going up now matter what I do.

Created By: soniajudy | 2006-04-14 11:44 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

In january of 2006 I found out I was 4 months pregnant while on 1500 mg of depakote. The doctors thought I became pregnant due to the high dosage of depakote that I was on,and it reversed the...

Created By: Joel S. | 2006-04-13 10:31 | 254 Views | 4 Comments

I have had epilepsy since 1989. I now have my seizures controlled to the point where they are roughly 2 months apart. My doctor who is not a neuroligist says this is rare. Does anyone else have...

Created By: terrij | 2006-04-12 21:55 | 246 Views | 8 Comments

As Im sitting,thinking about my drs. visit in the morning,How can acar accident from aseizure
from 20 years ago come back and almost kill me
with abacteria infecion all over again?...

Created By: JScott | 2006-04-12 16:46 | 220 Views | 1 Comment

I've been on 100 mg's for 9 days now and the sz's are way down and there are no other side effects but I am STARVING all the time. Not sure If I've lost any weight cause I won't weigh myself....

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-04-12 00:27 | 258 Views | 5 Comments

I am epileptic and suffer of complex partial seizure (left side). I started to have seizures at the age of 19. I'm 48, and in 2000 I overwent the operation. Unfortunately the operation didn't work...

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