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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: jimmy | 2006-06-09 11:06 | 219 Views | 5 Comments

Hi my name is Jim and for the past year or so I have been so lonely. I have had epilepsy for the past 16 years and have had girlfriends but there was always alcohol involved. I am a recovering...

Created By: arlin prananingrum | 2006-06-09 03:59 | 295 Views | 10 Comments

hello everybody
there's something stupid happen to me today.And it's really hurt me. My bestfriend suddenly asks me why am I not drive car alone? she already knew the answer, she saw me when...

Created By: E_Loner | 2006-06-08 19:56 | 467 Views | 5 Comments

Are there any Epilepsy Clubs in each state, if so how are they found? Thanks for your help

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-06-08 13:55 | 318 Views | 3 Comments

Here's an interesting question, and I would love some feedback on it.

Since the doctor told me not to drive, I have not at all.

Yesterday, my husband gathered some information on...

Created By: E_Loner | 2006-06-07 14:11 | 933 Views | 12 Comments

I want to let all fellow epileptics I got my drivers license. It took TWO test, but I got the license today. I went through all legal routes. Yesterday, no public safety officer asked of my...

Created By: rebpow | 2006-06-07 14:04 | 224 Views | 2 Comments

Hi.
I have had 3-5 Complex Partial Seizures every week for the last four months. I had an abnormal EEG and started Lamictal a month ago. I am pretty aware during the seizures. I have a...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-06-05 03:56 | 2164 Views | 6 Comments

3+ years ago myself and someone I love were victims of a violent crime. I posted it here in detail once and don't really want to repeat it. Over time I developed an emotional condition called...

Created By: ragin6 | 2006-06-04 10:52 | 172 Views | 1 Comment

I have had seizures for 6 years now and still have many unanswered questions. I have seen many different doctors and they all have their own opinions but there are still many missing pieces to the...

Created By: heart_n_soul | 2006-06-03 17:46 | 191 Views | 2 Comments

Hey y'all,
I'm new here. I am trying to figure out what in the heck is wrong with me. Here's the background. I'm sorry it's so long, but I welcome any imput.

I had petit mal...

Created By: RamblinJScott | 2006-06-03 12:45 | 152 Views | 1 Comment

I get something where my thigh will seem to seize, then my stomach will ache, then my head will seem to swim, then I will feel disoriented for a bit. Sometimes it starts in my foot or my calf. I...

Created By: forestams | 2006-06-01 20:12 | 265 Views | 5 Comments

To anyone over say, my age of 25. I have been having seizures for about 4 and a half years now and I was wondering, are there any long term effects for those of you that have stayed on medication...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-06-01 14:11 | 284 Views | 7 Comments

I need help classifying something.

It is almost like deja vu, but not quite. I've been getting it in different situations all day, and it is EXTREMELY distracting.

It's a sense of...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-06-01 08:52 | 204 Views | 5 Comments

I normally have tonic clonic's in my sleep. I had a horrible day at work yesterday, really stressful. Around 7 last night I was talking on the phone to my mom. The nxt thing I knew I was about to...

Created By: liliansabina | 2006-05-31 11:00 | 336 Views | 5 Comments

I'd like to know who has really dug into the literature (not just online layperson epilepsy websites or dumbed down brochures, but actual primary literature, and hard medical classification of...

Created By: liliansabina | 2006-05-31 10:33 | 438 Views | 19 Comments

Hi,

I'm a 37 year old female. I've had idopathic epilepsy for years (simple partials with mostly psychic/cognitive clinical signs; can generalize secondarily). I've been on several drug...

Created By: Sue Anne | 2006-05-30 15:34 | 232 Views | 1 Comment

Well summer is here, and that means, amusement parks, sun, and heat. I say these 3 things because they are all of which could be triggers for a siezure. I myself don't really go to amusement parks...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-05-30 11:54 | 233 Views | 1 Comment

Hey. I'm not sure if I have already asked about this or not, (you all know how memory problems are). I think I also posted this on the womens forum. I have tonic clonic seizures normally at night...

Created By: juperee | 2006-05-29 18:25 | 7325 Views | 8 Comments

Hi, folks.
I've read that a ringing in the ears or other auditory sensations can be simple partial seizures.

I sometimes get (and typically earlier in the day before a more noticable...

Created By: what-was-the-question | 2006-05-28 16:05 | 295 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone changed medds to depokote?

Created By: ttammy | 2006-05-27 20:33 | 272 Views | 5 Comments

I went into a store and went on my back like a pancake. This has never happened before and was I scared. Has this happened to anyone else. Still trying to figure out what happened. No triping...

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