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: AJR | 2007-04-30 09:45 | 0 Comments

I'm new here, but i've been suffering from epilepsy for over 30 years.

My fits started after I had brain surgery at the age of 11 to remove a cerebral abcess. the surgeons were able to...

Created By: RendezVous | 2007-04-29 18:51 | 2 Comments

Hello, I´m new here.

Well, 1 month ago my GF started with Tegretol, last days (Thrusday, Friday and Saturday night) she had many seizures, and today about 10 is it normal? :(

She´...

Created By: Emmzzie | 2007-04-27 17:10 | 0 Comments

Hi, Im an 18 year old girl from England. I am in my last year of school and my first seizure was 5 weeks ago. I had collapsed at the gym and lost consciousness and had small eye fits. The...

Created By: jacky99 | 2007-04-27 01:31 | 2 Comments

i've noticed that throughout the day i can be doing anything then all of a sudden my eyes start to shake. kind of like how the cartoon character do when they get dizzy. just spinning everywhere...

Created By: stings40 | 2007-04-25 16:57 | 4 Comments

About three years ago while on a vacation with my son's, I had a Grand Mall. I never had any symtoms nor history in my family. What happened is when I started to talk I studdered and could not get...

Created By: Jersey | 2007-04-24 09:13 | 1 Comment

I don't know if this is related, but I had a seizure while I was sleeping last night... gave myself a lovely fat lip which I'm stumped by unless I hit myself in the face.

This morning I...

Created By: quirky | 2007-04-24 08:42 | 4 Comments

Hi everyone,

can someone tell me if tiredness and stress can cause nocturnal seizures in people with epilepsy even though they have never had a nocturnal seizure before?

I'm asking...

Created By: coopernicus | 2007-04-22 18:13 | 12 Comments

Hi,
Do you ever feel like your perception of time is screwed up? This happens periodically for me. I hate to admit it, but it is like the paranoid feeling I've experienced when stoned in...

Created By: jacky99 | 2007-04-22 02:18 | 27 Comments

so i know that everyone knows what im talking about if they can remember reading this :P

i have a great memory unfortunately it is VERY SHORT!!! i can't remember anything. i forget a...

Created By: StrictlyTopSecret | 2007-04-21 22:32 | 4 Comments

I am scheduled for a 24-hr ambulatory EEG on 5/2/07. I had a seizure 4/6/07. I've no seizure activity (to my knowledge) since then. Generally speaking, would an EEG still register abnormal...

Created By: jonboydub | 2007-04-21 20:50 | 10 Comments

I just have to say it would be nice to find a proper girl who happens to have epilepsy. We could understand together. Even if I am out I find my self hoping for the girl to have epilepsy. Weird I...

Created By: banffgirl | 2007-04-20 01:52 | 8 Comments

in the 24 years i had grande mals they have always been at night sleeping. on monday i went to walmart with my husband. we were almost finished when my husband says i said i felt funny, and...

Created By: gateless_gate | 2007-04-19 18:39 | 0 Comments

Hi, i blogged the following but some things happened, since then, and i thought I would get more feedback.

start off i have them every month around the same date almost exactly... It starts...

Created By: anniemarie | 2007-04-19 09:04 | 1 Comment

Hi, Iam anniemarie, My question is can Auras be a Seizure I have Grand-mals and have had seizures on and off my whole life. I started them in grad school when I was about 11 or 12 and Iam 42 now...

Created By: rnapier12110 | 2007-04-18 18:10 | 7 Comments

i don't have seizures often. probably like once every 2 months. when i do they last 30 seconds or so. i'm on lamictal, keppra, carbatrol and something else. i drink alcohol with my friends...

Created By: justpounds | 2007-04-18 08:04 | 10 Comments

I'm 26 and diagnosed with Partials and originally saw a neurologist as I thought i had ADHD. My e is basically all about my inattention and forgetfulness, I don't have massive seizures I just...

Created By: budy | 2007-04-17 19:08 | 0 Comments

i have a friend that suffers from parkisons and is on L-DOPA. affter reading about it i found that its not a drug but a blend of amino acids and has few side effects.
he allowed me to use...

Created By: liliansabina | 2007-04-17 18:19 | 4 Comments

Hi

I am an epilepsy patient and have experienced a "brain buzz" as part of my problem, for years. It's changed, though, and become stronger and more persistent as I approach 40.

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Created By: 5am | 2007-04-16 14:02 | 6 Comments

I am looking for an antidepressant that does not interact with my anticonvulsants. I have tried Wellbutrin and Cymbalta, but both had a side effects that caused extreme anxiety. I felt like I...

Created By: Xena | 2007-04-16 11:18 | 2 Comments

I am scheduled for an ambulatory EEG this friday. My MRI and regular EEG came back normal. : ) Has anyone else taken this test? What can I expect? Also, I'm a restless sleeper, I hope I can...

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