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: krissy | 2007-03-20 22:19 | 1 Comment

I had brain surgery in '96 due to a lesion caused by a high temperature. I have been seizure free for 10 years and off of the medication. Last year I was put on Depakote for depression, soon...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2007-03-19 19:34 | 1 Comment

Just went thru several days of panic attacks and depression. Medicine being changed to help depression hopefully it works and life can settle down a little bit. Is there any support groups in...

Created By: DAnneB | 2007-03-19 15:50 | 2 Comments

OK, I really need some focusing help here. I posted a whole thing in the new area that I won't repost here but it is here ....

Created By: Elektronikgirl | 2007-03-19 13:34 | 2 Comments

Hello!

A little bit of history…. I am 26 years old now. I had epilepsy when I was younger but seemed to have grown out of it. I had 3-4 grand mals when I was between 8-10. I was on...

Created By: NinjaJosie | 2007-03-19 08:02 | 7 Comments

Hey,

I got diagnosed with epilepsy last year after having a lot of complex partial seizures. I think they were caused by Evening Primrose Oil because once I stopped taking that they eased...

Created By: badge216 | 2007-03-18 17:46 | 0 Comments

Lets see,I have epilepsy,no big deal,right?
Well it is to mee sim[ly because I had it as a child was taken off my dialantin when I was a teen and now when I turned 48 in 2000,the seizures...

Created By: Carlytoons | 2007-03-17 20:24 | 0 Comments

I have complex partial seizures (also might be partial seizures involved too but still not sure) and both my right & left temporal lobes are affected with my condtion which my neurologist...

Created By: nastaran | 2007-03-17 17:56 | 1 Comment

hi
im 20 and i've had epilepsy since i was 7. i have tonic clonic epilepsy. i take lamotrigine.
i have a mark or a little thing on my brain in my MRI and the doctors say thats why i...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2007-03-17 11:29 | 2 Comments

I don't know what these are, so I am hoping maybe someone else does.

I have been diagnosed with psuedo-seizures, which involve physical movements. Haven't had one since I left the hospital...

Created By: rodskid | 2007-03-17 01:36 | 1 Comment

My mother (age 65) had two seizures a couple of years ago. They were approximately 1 month apart. She is now on Tegretol. We pretty well know she is going to have a day of "spells" (most likely...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2007-03-16 19:30 | 0 Comments

I am entering day 3 of panic issues medicine at bed time helps me get some sleep . Constant panic when i am awake and i am very frustrated about it . Under a lot of pressure and trying to get my...

Created By: phoebea | 2007-03-16 18:11 | 3 Comments

I had a seizure recently and ended up in the ER. I've had all the tests done and they all came back normal. From my discussions with the neurologist it sounds like I've had a couple seizures...

Created By: lrshaw | 2007-03-15 17:54 | 4 Comments

For as long as I can remember I get the occasional twitch in my eyes. Nothing big, just occasionally the muscles jump. But ever since my first "episode" (Nov '06, still undergoing testing, the dr...

Created By: lisabdcat | 2007-03-15 13:46 | 1 Comment

My 18 year old daughter has grand mal seizures and after the shaking part of the seizure, she stops breathing for 15-20 seconds. Has anyone else experienced this and how do you handle it? Lisa...

Created By: jlablackbird | 2007-03-15 01:39 | 1 Comment

My daughter (age 18) was in the hospital last month because she had two seizures. The first one happened in the hospital emergency room when we were waiting with her dad who was having chest pain...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2007-03-14 21:08 | 0 Comments

went back to school and have been doing well. Major panic attack going on right now . Very hard dealing with it and want to do things in the right manner.

Created By: hmselby2 | 2007-03-14 13:33 | 1 Comment

A coworker just told me about a news story she just saw correlating overdue births to incidence of epilepsy. It said that a baby that was 2 wks overdue had a 20-30% chance of having epilepsy, and...

Created By: islandfever | 2007-03-14 05:49 | 9 Comments

I was told my EEG showed "seizure potential" to which I responded "Doesn't everyone have seizaure potential"? My thinking was, if you have a brain, you have the potential for anything to be wrong...

Created By: nastaran | 2007-03-14 02:22 | 2 Comments

HI everyone
i was wondering if its possible for the seizures and epilepsy to go away as u get older. im 20 and i've had seizures since i was 7 but theyre controled with drugs. i take 400mg...

Created By: Tiger_luv1 | 2007-03-14 01:33 | 6 Comments

In 2002 at the age of 25 yrs old. I hade a major stroke, leaving me with seizures. At that time I was inacoma (sp) for 3 months. I have a 7 month old kitten, there have been times when I fell a...

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