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: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-02 18:50 | 1 Comment

Can someone tell me if it is true that going on an AED can alter your seizure type? for example, I am unmedicated with simple partials. If I start on an AED can I change and get tonic clonic...

Created By: copabeat | 2006-12-31 07:53 | 0 Comments

Hello again:

Awhile ago when I had my second seizure at 46 y/o I thought my whole world crashed down around me and everything held in high regard was over. Yes, I had pitty parties felt...

Created By: Lynn Maxwell | 2006-12-30 22:52 | 3 Comments

Hello

I'm new to the group and I would like to just to just voice my opinion and see if anyone would agree.

I'm very frustrated though. I've tried to leave several emails for other...

Created By: balletkat | 2006-12-29 11:30 | 5 Comments

I am wondering if anyone knows of a good neurologist or epileptologists in the Minneapolis/St Paul area. My current dr is drving me crazy and I have to find a new dr. I would prefer an...

Created By: OPENHOUSENY | 2006-12-29 00:18 | 1 Comment

I think it is really strange that a 47 female would have an onset of seizures???I have been on antidepressant meds since 1996...this is my only thought can my neuro-transmitters be messed up. I am...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-12-28 11:18 | 4 Comments

Hi all. Happy Holidays.

I have to vent... I just started working again, and I was honest with them about some of my medical issues (possible seizures) because I will be responsible for...

Created By: chew | 2006-12-28 05:04 | 1 Comment

I understand what yall was saying who all respond to my question earlier.I was seeing this woman years she told me she didnt have a problem driving to come see me cause I didint drive cause of my...

Created By: carrieb | 2006-12-28 00:09 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 0 Comments

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Created By: Anonymous | 2006-12-20 08:31 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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