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: Jersey | 2007-03-27 12:54 | 0 Comments

My little sister who is taking a break from college and lives with my mom is moving down here with me and driving me to and from work and wherever else I need to go until I get my license back in...

Created By: IceQueen | 2007-03-26 17:26 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone. Thanks for the feedback on my first post.

Before the Keppra, my seizures (per husband) involved shaking/twitching, not conscious, and the last one I tried to swallow my tongue...

Created By: RenaGrl808 | 2007-03-25 18:21 | 6 Comments

My name is Rena & I live in Hawaii. I'm 26 & I've had epilepsy since 2000. I have complex partial seizures. I've been getting depressed in the past 2 months because my epilepsy is getting...

Created By: romaboots | 2007-03-25 17:23 | 7 Comments

In Oct. 2005, I suffered a head injury in a cab accident. About two months after the accident, I began experiencing nocturnal seizures. My primary care physician referred me to a neurologist, and...

Created By: Ca8Amy8 | 2007-03-25 01:13 | 1 Comment

I've been getting insanely depressed every night and at random times of the day. It is a near crippling depression.

And it happens for no reason at all. Nothing provokes it, I'm not sad...

Created By: islandfever | 2007-03-24 20:10 | 2 Comments

My symptoms all seemed to disappear (altered states, noxious smells) and everything was just fine. Now, they have come back. I have an appointment with my doc within the next 3 weeks. I'm not...

Created By: brau89 | 2007-03-24 17:20 | 20 Comments

Ok. I need some help and advice.

Last week I had a seizure for the first time. I an almost 100% positive i do not have epilepsy, and that the seizure was simply a result of too much...

Created By: jamie H | 2007-03-23 15:43 | 6 Comments

Hi Everyone,
I've been diagnosed with TLE for about 2 months now and am taking Lamictal 300mg a day for about 2wweks. I have been having the most wild dreams while sleeping lately. I am...

Created By: Xena | 2007-03-22 12:00 | 1 Comment

I have a facial spasm and haven't had an episode in a long time. About a month ago, while driving on the highway in bright sun I had some weird experience. It was a spasm or an episode but the...

Created By: heather1 | 2007-03-21 12:07 | 1 Comment

Hi.. okay the bi yearly vist to the ep neuro.. and he in his infinte wisdom...grin.. has decided to play with my meds yet once again...
im thinking perhaps he was bored...but alas what do i...

Created By: krissy | 2007-03-20 22:19 | 1 Comment

I had brain surgery in '96 due to a lesion caused by a high temperature. I have been seizure free for 10 years and off of the medication. Last year I was put on Depakote for depression, soon...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2007-03-19 19:34 | 1 Comment

Just went thru several days of panic attacks and depression. Medicine being changed to help depression hopefully it works and life can settle down a little bit. Is there any support groups in...

Created By: DAnneB | 2007-03-19 15:50 | 2 Comments

OK, I really need some focusing help here. I posted a whole thing in the new area that I won't repost here but it is here ....

Created By: Elektronikgirl | 2007-03-19 13:34 | 2 Comments

Hello!

A little bit of history…. I am 26 years old now. I had epilepsy when I was younger but seemed to have grown out of it. I had 3-4 grand mals when I was between 8-10. I was on...

Created By: NinjaJosie | 2007-03-19 08:02 | 7 Comments

Hey,

I got diagnosed with epilepsy last year after having a lot of complex partial seizures. I think they were caused by Evening Primrose Oil because once I stopped taking that they eased...

Created By: badge216 | 2007-03-18 17:46 | 0 Comments

Lets see,I have epilepsy,no big deal,right?
Well it is to mee sim[ly because I had it as a child was taken off my dialantin when I was a teen and now when I turned 48 in 2000,the seizures...

Created By: Carlytoons | 2007-03-17 20:24 | 0 Comments

I have complex partial seizures (also might be partial seizures involved too but still not sure) and both my right & left temporal lobes are affected with my condtion which my neurologist...

Created By: nastaran | 2007-03-17 17:56 | 1 Comment

hi
im 20 and i've had epilepsy since i was 7. i have tonic clonic epilepsy. i take lamotrigine.
i have a mark or a little thing on my brain in my MRI and the doctors say thats why i...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2007-03-17 11:29 | 2 Comments

I don't know what these are, so I am hoping maybe someone else does.

I have been diagnosed with psuedo-seizures, which involve physical movements. Haven't had one since I left the hospital...

Created By: rodskid | 2007-03-17 01:36 | 1 Comment

My mother (age 65) had two seizures a couple of years ago. They were approximately 1 month apart. She is now on Tegretol. We pretty well know she is going to have a day of "spells" (most likely...

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