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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: Elizabeth1184 | 2006-10-13 19:43 | 198 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my name's Liz, I'm 22 and I have been having what I call a "twitch" for the past 3 years that has only gotten more frequent and occasionaly goes being very slight to where my whole body "...

Created By: mhillqt | 2006-10-13 13:15 | 201 Views | 1 Comment

Ive had panic disorder for past 20 years....periods of remission/relapse, etc...during major attacks I black out...supposedly unusual for panic but still got panic disorder diagnosis which I...

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-10-13 12:49 | 174 Views | 1 Comment

I have heard children get myoclonic seizures but can adults get it too and what happens during a myoclonic seizure i would really appreciate it if someone would explain it to me during the sezure...

Created By: girlygirl | 2006-10-12 19:01 | 216 Views | 0 Comments

just came back from the hospital.oshner's and i had a seizure.a sudo seizure.they checked all my vitial signs,tegretol level,and everything was fine. a sudo seizure is a fake sizure.it's...

Created By: serenitie | 2006-10-11 15:33 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

I've lived with Epilepsy for over 40 years now, was first diagnoised with Petit Mal as a child but now they are even less severe, I think they are now classified as absense siezures. I have had a...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-10-11 12:37 | 666 Views | 26 Comments

I have been diagnosed with E for 9 years but had them since I was at least 7. I have worked since I was able to work. Part time as a teen-ager. Then when I got married at 18 (8-S)
I worked...

Created By: sweetie | 2006-10-10 22:10 | 866 Views | 7 Comments

this is my problem i had an accident while driving that did not involve me having a seizure however i was knocked out by the impact i told the paramedics when they arrived i had a seizure disorder...

Created By: dmh | 2006-10-10 17:02 | 460 Views | 4 Comments

I have been thinking about trying to find a seizure support group. I should be going in for LTL surgery in the next few months at Emory in Atlanta, Georgia and was wondering where to begin as far...

Created By: girlygirl | 2006-10-09 21:28 | 377 Views | 0 Comments

i had a pedimal seizure the other night and i remember it.my eyes were shifting and i was saying something with my eyes.because you can't think when you're having a seizure.you can't even think...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-09 17:51 | 970 Views | 10 Comments

I have just finished reading this book. Anyone else read it? and if so, what do you make of the Temporal Lobe Epilepsy "personality" which includes:
hyper-religiousity, hypergraphia,...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-10-09 10:41 | 201 Views | 3 Comments

In for a week, nothing happened.

WTF?????(frick)

Anyone have this experience?

So disappointed...

Sam

Created By: Prairielilly | 2006-10-07 23:30 | 192 Views | 3 Comments

Hello. I found this site about a month ago and have taken the time to read some of the topics submitted here. I was diagnosed with E about 16 years ago(I suffer from grand mal seizures and am...

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-10-07 19:04 | 184 Views | 1 Comment

hi my name is jennifer and my doctor has told me i have generalized seizures and i was wondering what happens when you have a tonic clonic seizure cause i have been getting these pins and needles...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-10-07 18:01 | 249 Views | 3 Comments

I have argued with my neurologist for years over this. He says you have to lose consciousness to have a seizure. I am having problems just "dropping" to the floor that got so bad I was falling 3...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-10-05 14:00 | 305 Views | 5 Comments

If I've posted this before, I apologize....

...but good Lord, can someone tell me how to make the wretched ringing in my ears stop?? :S

It's enough to drive a saint to drink.

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-05 09:40 | 1114 Views | 28 Comments

I am presently in the diagnostic phase of ruling in/out Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. I have a few posts on the "New to Epilepsy" board. I have been curious about the connection, if there is any,...

Created By: skifanatic | 2006-10-04 16:03 | 758 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,
I am new to Epilepsy.com. I am hoping someone could help me. I have left temporal lobe epilepsy, recently diagnosed after 40 some years of diagnostic symptoms.

The mood shifts...

Created By: sparkal | 2006-10-04 11:04 | 235 Views | 1 Comment

I started having seizures when I was 12. Went to Kosairs Children's hospital in Lousiville, KY. I was in there for many weeks and went through many tests, but the doctors could only come up with...

Created By: girlygirl | 2006-10-03 21:45 | 225 Views | 6 Comments

does anybody know how long you have to wait to get off you're next pill once you're off you're first one?i got off my first pill i think it was in 2002.im talking about my epilepsy medication.how...

Created By: RichardsonC | 2006-10-02 12:10 | 231 Views | 4 Comments

I have for about 8 months now been having visual disturbances (Teleopsia is the closest my neurologists have been able to place it) followed by a weak feeling, and my folks say I stare for a bit...

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