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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: girlygirl | 2006-09-30 10:21 | 1852 Views | 14 Comments

that feeling.feeling like you're in another world.and you can't shake it off.you try not to pay attention to it,but it's there.i hate that feeling.

Created By: bt | 2006-09-29 22:13 | 201 Views | 2 Comments

Hello, there. First, a bit about me. I'm a 24 year old guy whose past six weeks have been dominated by about a dozen or so seizures and a diagnosis of epilepsy (and all the ups and downs that...

Created By: jmjohnsonlaw | 2006-09-29 11:03 | 278 Views | 4 Comments

I was diagnosed with E in 2003. I really thought I would never drive again. However, this week I have been considering it because I'm applying for a job I will love that requires driving. I have...

Created By: RamblinJScott | 2006-09-28 18:42 | 651 Views | 8 Comments

Does anyone know if Simple Partial Seizures can be Non-Epileptic? I only seem to hear or see the term NES used for people that are experiencing a lot of body jerking. I spent 8 days at Mayo...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-09-28 11:27 | 214 Views | 1 Comment

I have had about 8 seizures (complex partials) in the last 2 weeks. My doc increased my meds and I am having more and more seizures. She also suggested I see a psychiatrist and "upped" my Zoloft...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-09-27 13:59 | 378 Views | 17 Comments

Do you ever look at something and know you did it because it is done (so clearly you did it because things don't just happen on their own), but have absolutely no memory of accomplishing said task...

Created By: girlygirl | 2006-09-27 12:25 | 190 Views | 2 Comments

i was sleeping or trying to.my eyes were closed.and i was doing all this stuff.i was tapping on my head, my arm was jerking,this went on for a while,then both arm started tapping on my head,arms...

Created By: Chikita | 2006-09-27 07:56 | 267 Views | 1 Comment

Hello...
I am totally new here, and I hope you'll help me. I had my first seizure 2 months ago. Since then I take Carbaphen and soon (in about a week) I will also start taking Tegretol CR....

Created By: rosegirl | 2006-09-26 23:21 | 202 Views | 3 Comments

Has anyone ever contacted their local Epilepsy Foundation chapter? It's gonna be the first time that I'll be calling them and I was wondering if anyone else had done the same.And if you did, I...

Created By: dangjah | 2006-09-26 19:05 | 179 Views | 2 Comments

anyone else have this? any input on this type of disorder would be greatly appreciated.

Created By: afraid to sleep | 2006-09-26 11:35 | 170 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone have advice on Nocturnal Epilepsy. I was diagnosed about 5 years ago. I'm not currently taking any meds. I exercise, try to get enough sleep, reduce stress, stay clear of alcohol. I...

Created By: staciem | 2006-09-25 22:56 | 250 Views | 5 Comments

I have simple partial seizures (deja vu, funny stomach feeling, etc) and take Lamictal. This past week I had a stomach bug and couldn't keep anything down, including several doses of my meds....

Created By: s2k | 2006-09-25 10:57 | 290 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,

I am 22-years old (turn 23 in November) and I've had complex partial seizures since age 8. I recently took medication (Keppra) and the seizures have stopped completely.

Anyway...

Created By: spidexplorer | 2006-09-24 02:51 | 791 Views | 8 Comments

Hi,

My name is Mike, I'm 22. I live in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

When I was a young guy, my mom had epilepsy (still does) and would constantly FrEAK me out at
Bed &...

Created By: Rev.Shawn | 2006-09-23 14:34 | 1857 Views | 30 Comments

I have been having seizures for the last six months, currently I'm on 300 Milligrams of Dilantin I'm still having partial and absenceseizures and my Dr and I are working on meds.

I have...

Created By: girlygirl | 2006-09-23 13:04 | 512 Views | 6 Comments

i read on epilepsy foundation i think that epilepsy cause mood disorder's like bipolar and anxeity.is this true?i don't want another brain disorder.i already have 3 things wrong with me including...

Created By: elsea | 2006-09-23 13:01 | 436 Views | 6 Comments

I am thinking of teaching again but would have to go thru the student teaching process again. I do have breakthroughs with medication and am wondering if trying this is a good idea. I...

Created By: girlygirl | 2006-09-22 17:27 | 213 Views | 0 Comments

i need help with my behavior. not getting mad,im in a group called spectrum for my other brain disorder.and they can't help me with my behavior.like getting mad.is this a behavoir pattern in...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-09-22 13:59 | 144 Views | 0 Comments

Sharp clawing down my head?

Nothing is there. Nothing in my hair. Felt like someone was tugging on a tight braid, but my hair is loose today.

Created By: westerday | 2006-09-21 16:33 | 517 Views | 6 Comments

i just recently found this forum while i was at work (in a call center of all places, which probably isnt the best job for me) and i have questions for other people who may be having the same...

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