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: elizleigh | 2007-08-28 15:14 | 0 Comments

Does anyone have any idea what this might mean? I haven't asked my doctor yet, but I will when i go back. In the mean time... if anyone has any experience they can share, I'd appreciate it!

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Created By: catsamu | 2007-08-28 14:39 | 9 Comments

Does anyone know if electromagnetic fields might cause temporal lobe activity/seizures in susceptible people? For instance, could the electromagnetic field in a car, or near a computer, TV or in...

Created By: SHEREE | 2007-08-27 16:47 | 6 Comments

Do you think I should tell people why I do not drive? I always feel like I need to explain myself. I have talked to people who thought I did not drive because of DUI's. I never know whether I...

Created By: kyles_girl | 2007-08-26 22:47 | 2 Comments

I don't know if I am having seizures or not. If I were to think of what a seizure would feel like, then what I experience seems like it would be it. I am 19, and have been having what I call my "...

Created By: xgi | 2007-08-26 21:51 | 4 Comments

Thinking my be stress sezs may be due to my 19 year old daughter now. Lot of things going on. Did so good for so long now seems like bottom is falling out with me. Having 15-17 small seziures a...

Created By: Ghebre | 2007-08-25 19:08 | 4 Comments

Dear Sir/Madam,
After working hard for over 25 years and built a decent life for my self and my family, because of and due to the last 10 years of persistent epileptic seizures, I lost my...

Created By: Just 4 You | 2007-08-25 06:58 | 0 Comments

Here in Canada, I have created circular pins that look like the No Smoking sign, but with the word SEIZURES in the center. These became very popular at a locaL Epilepsy Convention where the goal...

Created By: mariawys | 2007-08-23 16:52 | 2 Comments

Something interesting happened to me.
I was nauseous and took an extra strength Gravol and fell asleep. I woke up an hour later very, very confused. My head was spinning so I proceeded to...

Created By: Jo Jo | 2007-08-23 10:08 | 7 Comments

Hi to all,

I could really do with some advice by any fellow lamictal or JME sufferers! I have had JME for about 15 years now and only once got my seizures under control for about 2 years...

Created By: | 2007-08-22 21:02 | 1 Comment

I found this site by chance and thought others who work or are applying for work might be interested in reading this info from the ADA about Epilepsy Questions....

Created By: Christina41586 | 2007-08-21 22:50 | 2 Comments

I have to have my gallbladder taken out. It's going to be laparoscopic, which is fine, four little incisions. I'm not afraid about the actually surgery, just the anesthesia.

I was in the...

Created By: banffgirl | 2007-08-21 02:15 | 11 Comments

well i now know that neuros and epi spec dont know everything, after my big scare around 2am or what ever it was i dont know really. i had a partial complex when i went to get a migraine pill and...

Created By: ativan4me | 2007-08-19 11:58 | 1 Comment

I had a VEEG after having constant auras/activity aftera major long seizure. The result came back w/:

1-spike activity waxed & waned
2-quasi periodic
3-epilepsy partialis...

Created By: TJS | 2007-08-19 02:02 | 14 Comments

Has anyone experienced musical/auditory hallucinations and were afraid to tell anyone, even your doctor? My hallucinations seemed so real, I was scared to death that I was losing my mind.

Created By: Bret | 2007-08-18 14:32 | 3 Comments

Hi,
I am a 46 yr old male,and was diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis in 1986,which has the seizures as part of the condition.Back then,I was waking up in the bathroom floor,and having grand...

Created By: JGS | 2007-08-17 14:46 | 6 Comments

Hello,
I just joined and have alot of questions. I'm 44 yrs. old and have had temporal lobe seizures since I was 5. Since age 24 the seizures have been controlled fairly well...just auras...

Created By: elizleigh | 2007-08-17 11:13 | 5 Comments

Hi all!

I went to the doctor a couple of days ago and tried to describe to him what some other things I've been experiencing. I was just recently diagnosed as having grand mal seizures but...

Created By: juber | 2007-08-17 07:48 | 3 Comments

Hi there, I had my first seizure around 3 years ago (or so) and had one soon after before being medicated. Whilst on medication (epilim) I was seizure free untilthe beginning of this year. I went...

Created By: sigo2007 | 2007-08-16 21:30 | 0 Comments

I recently had a grand mal seizure and after a cat scan, MRI, and EEG, the doctors have determined that I have absolutely no brain damage or lasting effects from it besides a now presumed lowered...

Created By: SHEREE | 2007-08-16 18:27 | 3 Comments

I had a bad car accident when I was 17 and developed scarred brain tissue. I am 45 yrs old now. My seizures are generalized but I only have bad seizures approximately 4-6 times per year. Most...

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