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: slhmurphy | 2006-12-12 22:37 | 265 Views | 4 Comments

I think that I am having simple partial seizures. During them, I maintain consciousness, but I am limited in the information I can receive and process. The only way that I can describe the...

Created By: hectorarzate | 2006-12-12 13:09 | 320 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, My name is Hector and I live in Los Angeles, CA. I have been HIV positive since 1986. On 1996 I was admitted to the hospital with pneumonia. I have always had some sort of memory problems...

Created By: hmselby2 | 2006-12-11 13:40 | 233 Views | 3 Comments

Hi. I was diagnosed with generalized siezure disorder last spring. I have since been having a lot of muscle twitches and jerks in my legs and head. My doctor always dismissed the symptoms until...

Created By: justpounds | 2006-12-11 11:58 | 522 Views | 5 Comments

Hi there

This my second post since being told two weeks ago I was having partial seizures by my neurologist.

As i don't really have any symptons other than being unattentive...

Created By: kimmarief | 2006-12-10 15:51 | 2877 Views | 9 Comments

I am not sure where to even post this so I am just going to post this here and hopefully someone can help me with this... OK here it goes..

I have Epilepsy like everyone else here. Mine...

Created By: peroxideboogie | 2006-12-09 16:40 | 194 Views | 5 Comments

Ted and I met almost 2 years ago through a mutual friend. In 2005, Ted only had 3 seizures. This year, he went almost 5 months without one and then one every two months, then one in November and...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2006-12-08 21:52 | 188 Views | 0 Comments

no job no calls from employers and i am extremly depressed . There seems to be nothing ggod happening on employment front . Just when i think i hit bottom things get even worse.

Created By: Am | 2006-12-07 10:45 | 202 Views | 1 Comment

Hello I am new here and wondered if any of you could give me some advice.

I am 27 and was diagnosed with Epilepsy (LT lobe) when I was 14. they started as Petit Mal seizures and worsened as...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-07 05:29 | 493 Views | 10 Comments

Reported in the journal Nature Neuroscience:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/10/061015213606.htm

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Created By: wendy girl | 2006-12-06 23:42 | 262 Views | 5 Comments

Hi everyone. I was diagnosed this august with epilepsy. I had thought I had only 3 seizures in a years time period when I finally went in to the dr. My eeg came back abnormal and I was...

Created By: james65 | 2006-12-06 23:36 | 243 Views | 4 Comments

I have recently been having seizures that have seemed to be initiated by excercise. Especially cardio, like running on the treadmill. Its too bad because excercise is something that I like to use...

Created By: craigory8 | 2006-12-06 15:34 | 295 Views | 9 Comments

Hello everyone:

I am new to this but am wondering if anyone out there is experience the same thing as myself. I was diagnosed with eplipsy last year. I am 32 now. I feel very badly for...

Created By: quirky | 2006-12-05 08:16 | 288 Views | 5 Comments

Hi

I was just wondering if anyone out there ever experiences dreaming of having a grand mal seizure or the start of having a grand mal seizure,and possibly wake up from it and find it is...

Created By: Gilzy | 2006-12-04 20:17 | 422 Views | 6 Comments

i had my first seizure (or at least that we know of) about a month ago. It was at night. I've had seizures since then, but only at night! i saw my neurologist today and got put on meds (keppra)...

Created By: cody | 2006-12-02 13:41 | 209 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, my name is Cody. I'm a 41 year old male who's been recently diagnosed with 'Right front temperal lobe epilepsy'.
I've had epilepsy since the age of 10 but only 3 Grand Mals during my...

Created By: borgmanjayce | 2006-12-02 04:50 | 196 Views | 1 Comment

Back in July this year I applied for Disability Living Allowance from the Department for Works and Pensions in the UK as I was told that I could claim this benefit due to me suffering from...

Created By: catinhat95 | 2006-12-01 20:29 | 248 Views | 2 Comments

My husband woke up in the middle of the night in April with stroke like symptoms and things have not been the same! He has suffered from rapid heartbeats for years but that night was the worst....

Created By: Looking4AwayOut | 2006-12-01 04:43 | 871 Views | 7 Comments

Hi everyone. My name is Allison. For the past 3 years now, I've had pseudo seizures. They haven't been really bad up until this last month.
I started having them at the age of 17 (almost 18...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-11-30 08:56 | 351 Views | 2 Comments

so I woke up this morning and I'm standing there washing last night's dishes and all of a sudden I get these goosebumps only on the left side of my scalp. I wasn't cold/shivering etc, and I didn'...

Created By: nyadi | 2006-11-30 03:25 | 180 Views | 2 Comments

hey my name is purity i have been epileptic for the past 17years i have learnt to live with it.but what bothers me is that every time i get an attack which is always at night my mum comes by my...

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