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: coopernicus | 2007-07-01 00:40 | 7 Comments

Hi,

I would love some insight.... I have simple seizures that are annoying. I do not take meds. In the past they were partials that would cause me to lose consciousness. Now I am always...

Created By: xgi | 2007-06-30 15:13 | 0 Comments

I had a doctor tell me that spasm in my left calf muscle is a sez. Been going on for 24/7 over a month now. Up my topirmate and still got spasm. Anyone dealt with this? I've been stretching and...

Created By: RenaGrl808 | 2007-06-29 01:40 | 8 Comments

Hi There. My Name Is Rena. I Suffer From Complex Partial Seizures. My Epilepsy Has Been Getting Worse & I Saw A New Neurologist Today To Get A Second Opinion. He Told Me Many Things I Never...

Created By: Catz | 2007-06-28 04:57 | 2 Comments

Hallo from South Afirca!

I'm new to this, have never blogged, forumed or even been in a chat room, so please bear with me as I learn! ;-) My husband of two and a half years has been...

Created By: cheryla | 2007-06-27 23:35 | 0 Comments

Hello,
I am new to the group and recently posted this on the new forum but have not had many responses. I have been trying to cope with my 3 year old son's epilepsy for the past year but I...

Created By: rubbersoul | 2007-06-27 21:57 | 6 Comments

I am a student at the Medical University of South Carolina, and have been living with epilepsy since I was eight. I decided to make epilepsy a focus of a study, and hopefully I can use the members...

Created By: Steve3503 | 2007-06-27 13:26 | 1 Comment

I would like to hear from others that have had brain surgery. I have had three since 1988. In 2000 I had my third one and have not had a seizure since my problems were in the right temporal lobe...

Created By: autumn18 | 2007-06-26 11:59 | 9 Comments

Is dating that "perfect someone" hard for you because you have Epilepsy and they don't. Have you ever been in these shoes? What have you done? Do you keep it a secret til they find out from the "...

Created By: biogal | 2007-06-25 22:41 | 5 Comments

Hey Everyone,

I don't know what to do. I'm practically in tears right now. My boss is considering terminating my position becuase of my problems with communication as a result of my E....

Created By: Peaches78 | 2007-06-25 17:30 | 2 Comments

I plan on moving out of state to attend grad school soon. I have a great neuro here and I hate that I will be leaving him. What I was wondering though is can I still keep him as my neuro even...

Created By: Utah | 2007-06-25 02:53 | 4 Comments

Hey all... I was recently diagnosed. My mom and or friends have been living with me since my release from the hospital five months ago. However, we can't keep this up. I live alone usually and...

Created By: ryantroglia | 2007-06-25 02:49 | 1 Comment

Hello my name is ryan. I'll start with explaining what happened to me, I hope I don't offend anyone. I do not have a history of seizures and have never had one before the night of 3-30-07. I took...

Created By: Peaches78 | 2007-06-25 01:33 | 2 Comments

Does anyone know where I can find a good medical alert tag? I am in Arkansas. I have seen a few websites, but I wasn't sure if there was a certain type of metal that is better than others. Also is...

Created By: kata90 | 2007-06-24 18:19 | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 1999, after having 2 grand mal seizures in one day. Put on medicine, and then 2 years later I tried going off, again having 2 grand mal seizures in one day. Back...

Created By: Raegan | 2007-06-23 20:11 | 2 Comments

Hi there:

My name is Raegan and I have a version of seizures which invlove both absent and complex partial so my days are really interesting at times. And; Like now the "aura" can last...

Created By: drjcrao | 2007-06-23 14:04 | 1 Comment

My 12 year old son seems to have seizures that are cyclical, by which I mean that there is a regular amount of time between them. Right now, his seizures are nearly exactly three weeks apart. That...

Created By: coopernicus | 2007-06-23 02:15 | 1 Comment

Do people ever ask you if you have an accent? I have lived in the same general area all my life (42 years) and I do not have an accent. Several times a year, people ask me where I am from....

Created By: JeanMarie | 2007-06-21 21:45 | 2 Comments

Hello,
I am 46 years old and underemployed (how would that be for a resume?!) working in food service and I have a Bachelor of Art's degree in Social Welfare. Over the years I've been...

Created By: lilcrumb3 | 2007-06-21 21:11 | 4 Comments

Does anyone know of any common places to eat that are MSG free? Or safe for epileptics to eat?

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