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: carrieb | 2006-12-28 00:09 | 265 Views | 9 Comments

Hi,
I had a scary experience last night after having a seizure and would like to know if anyone else has had this happen, too. First, let me give you a little background: I started having...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-12-27 21:43 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

It is a long time since I have discussed various situation of epilepsy. I went through a bad time and now I feel better and it seems that I have more power to struggle against seizures.
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Created By: mcdonaja | 2006-12-27 19:06 | 304 Views | 8 Comments

This is a repost, however I think it warrants its own thread in response to a number of posts where individuals have decided to do some cop bashing with regards to Police and their response to...

Created By: MarieV. | 2006-12-27 14:26 | 236 Views | 7 Comments

New! Hello everyone and thanks to all of you for all of the advise and friendship offered on this site! I can relate to so much of it. I have been living with E since a little over 20 years. I...

Created By: exvet1 | 2006-12-27 07:24 | 1209 Views | 6 Comments

Just wondering if anyone else is experiencing this problem. After having seizures am finding that i am experiencing a fear of going to sleep. The only thing i can think that is causing this is...

Created By: pollyanna | 2006-12-23 00:17 | 226 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all - I'm new here and have been lurking, reading and trying to learn from your wisdom.

I was diagnosed with complex partials 3/02 whilst seeing doctors trying to get a diagnosis (and...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-22 12:28 | 3711 Views | 15 Comments

can a seizure make someone feel irritable and angry? any statistical info on this?

Created By: Holly Ann | 2006-12-22 03:17 | 189 Views | 3 Comments

This is complicated {of course} and on going. I've learned to live with my epilepsy and when I have seizures its just a conformation of the findings that I'll always have them. Even though there...

Created By: AmandaC | 2006-12-21 23:09 | 179 Views | 1 Comment

I am 24 years old and have been on Depakote since I was 15. My doctor wants to switch me from 1000 mg of Depakote per day to 50 mg of Topamax per day. I have had problems with weight gain and...

Created By: eagle | 2006-12-21 16:19 | 152 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: Anonymous | 2006-12-20 08:31 | 479 Views | 13 Comments

Hello there, I have just joined this forum with the hope that I could have some questions answered. I am 33 year old female with mesial sclerosis of the right temporal lobe. This results in...

Created By: DavidMcP | 2006-12-19 20:29 | 346 Views | 8 Comments

Hello all,
This side of the building is sort of all new to me, I have been focused on other stuff as you will read and I am looking for advice, thoughts, guidance.

A few years ago I...

Created By: brgnshpr1 | 2006-12-18 10:08 | 2212 Views | 3 Comments

I have developed a bump on the back of my head, at the base of my skull on my right side. I noticed it this morning while washing my hair. It is a little tender to the touch. It is about the...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-17 18:51 | 218 Views | 3 Comments

I have always had events that involve sensory/psychic sequalae. Deja-vu, jamais-vu, smell of dead mouse, spiritual epiphany, sheer terror etc...partial seizure stuff. But this month, I now have...

Created By: GodivaGirl | 2006-12-17 08:35 | 135 Views | 1 Comment

Hi There,
Hopefully there are enough people from Canada or maybe even Ontario that can help me out with this one. I know medical insurance works different in Ontario, Canada than it does in...

Created By: chew | 2006-12-16 11:27 | 223 Views | 8 Comments

IM SINGLE I HAVE A HARD TIME TRYING TO FIND ME A WOMAN CAUSE I DONT DRIVE CAUSE OF MY SEIZURES AND I HATE THAT SINCE I DONT DRIVE I HAVE TO LIMIT MYSELF WHERE I CAN DATE SOMEONE AND WHEN I TELL...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-16 09:12 | 435 Views | 4 Comments

anyone else have ringing in their ear right before a myoclonic jerk? is the ringing an aura? (partial seizure) someone explain this to me? the ringing is on the same side of my body that my arm...

Created By: caradee | 2006-12-15 21:51 | 210 Views | 2 Comments

Yesterday, I had a doctor's appointment. My husband and my daughter both had to work and I can't drive due to E, so I decided to walk. It wasn't very far, and a straight shot, so I thought the...

Created By: latin mom | 2006-12-15 14:01 | 467 Views | 15 Comments

I'm from Puerto Rico and I'm considering VNS therapy for my E. I have had E for 26 yrs. I have been on 13 different meds over the yrs. Now I am on Keppra and Zonegram. My sz have never been...

Created By: Jenny792 | 2006-12-14 21:39 | 331 Views | 4 Comments

my mom has had epilepsy for about 20 years but shes only been having seizures more often for the past 14 years. about 4 years ago they tried to wean her off of dialantin (sp?) and put her on...

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