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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: Anonymous | 2006-03-15 15:47 | 147 Views | 0 Comments

what do you do around you period so you don't have dropp seizures

Created By: mariposa | 2006-03-15 14:02 | 204 Views | 5 Comments

I was just diagnosed with epilepsy yesterday by my neurologists after a series of many tests. I guess they finally caught activity during a sleep test that confirms siezure activity. I have only...

Created By: Susumarie | 2006-03-15 13:10 | 229 Views | 5 Comments

I'm curious how many people have had a say so in their medications, how many just take what is given them, how many research what they are given, etc. For me, my history of medications started...

Created By: julie scott | 2006-03-15 12:52 | 262 Views | 4 Comments

Does anyone have the same problem as me regarding peoles reaction to seizures? I have came round from a seizur to find people pinning me to the floor or trying to push sugar in my mouth. I have...

Created By: zombie68 | 2006-03-14 19:12 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

I suffered siezures as a child but as I entered my teenage years the symptoms decreased in severity.I was relatively siezure free until I entered my late 20's(I'm now 38).I am currently on Keppra...

Created By: shortypants19762002 | 2006-03-14 18:17 | 200 Views | 4 Comments

my problem through out my whole life is always been the side effects of the medication. I have been told bye four diffrent doctors that ill never be able to drive. id just like to know if im not...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-03-13 23:14 | 167 Views | 0 Comments

I was amazed when I read the survey. Yes, I have a 'friend' living with epilepsy in my community (she lives 5 minutes from my home). I met Kim when I overwent the operation at St. Vincent's...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-03-13 23:12 | 185 Views | 0 Comments

I was amazed when I read the survey. Yes, I have a 'friend' living with epilepsy in my community (she lives 5 minutes from my home). I met Kim when I overwent the operation at St. Vincent's...

Created By: JeremiahZ83 | 2006-03-13 20:36 | 1583 Views | 13 Comments

I am 22 and I have Epilepsy and i was wondering if anyone one could tell me if agent orange and my seizures are any ties between the two. Can someone please help me with this

Created By: JeremiahZ83 | 2006-03-13 20:10 | 317 Views | 2 Comments

Hello I am 22 years old and I am wondering if the fact that my father had came into contact with agent orange when he was in vietnam would have any effect on me?

Created By: gadget729 | 2006-03-13 14:11 | 767 Views | 5 Comments

Hello,

My question: Can seizures and migraines be connected?

I have LEFT sided temporal lobe epilepsy. I also have TMJ-grind teeth, which can cause headaches, mostly on my RIGHT...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-13 09:37 | 178 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,
Angel_its, I tried to e-mail you back some suggestions but the e-mail returned to me with an error, not a valid account for you it said. I hope you get these ideas and remember...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2006-03-12 20:36 | 244 Views | 1 Comment

Has anybody ever avoided a particular career/ job because of their epilepsy? I know I can't be firefighter, airline pilot, policeman, or other work that requires a long period of shift work.

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-12 15:09 | 210 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,
A special hello to angleit's, if you want some pointers on stress management just e-mail me and I will be more then happy to let you know what I have learned through the class...

Created By: elsea | 2006-03-11 21:32 | 175 Views | 0 Comments

Hi! I have simple partial epilepsy but had an unusual symptom the other night. I was just standing waiting for a coffee and I heard someone talking into my ear. I couldn't understand what they...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-11 03:30 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

Hi to all,
Just rrecently I found out that I am Hypoglycemic, which means my sugar level drops too fast and in turn causes me to have seizures. I have too eat at least 5 small meals a day...

Created By: katcompton | 2006-03-09 10:06 | 184 Views | 6 Comments

Hello everyone:

I'm a student in the Science Communication program at Drexel University. I am currently taking a medical journalism class, and for my final project I am writing an article...

Created By: Dan Brown | 2006-03-08 12:13 | 281 Views | 9 Comments

My name is Dan Brown, and live with my bride of nearly 32 years, in a pasture in Elm Grove, LA. I was diagnosed about 3 and 1/2 years ago with "partial complex seizures of the left frontal lobe"...

Created By: spazz | 2006-03-08 11:18 | 180 Views | 1 Comment

Does anyone out there suffer from this? I have been dealing with my epilepsy since 1984 starting with them being in my sleep to full grand mal duing the day. Due to this I have had to give up all...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-03-08 03:59 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

I am finding that all of my preconcieved ideas about epilepsy and seizures are being systematically blown out of the water.

Like I had this idea that you only ever get one type of seizure....

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