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: JoshuaM | 2007-01-04 16:45 | 4 Comments

I am an epileptic and have been for 20+ years. My seizures have been under control for several years with the help of Depakote. I haven't had any seizures many years. My girlfriend tells me i...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-04 11:31 | 1 Comment

None of the literature from the pharmaceutical manufacter says anything about lowering seizure threshold. Yet immediately after ingesting this drug for my acid reflux, I had clusters of simple...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-01-03 21:58 | 5 Comments

Ever since my seizures have become seemingly under control with the switch from Keppra to Zonegran, I have a new and mysterious habit that I can't seem to stop. I do not twitch at night before I...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-03 21:01 | 7 Comments

Is it possible for a person to have tonic-clonic seizures at night whilst sleeping but not have them during the day?

Created By: cindym | 2007-01-03 16:54 | 2 Comments

I was wondering what triggers everyone else's seizures. Mine seem to be triggered colors or things I look at. Example, print, computer, lights, sometimes a deja vu feeling when I look at...

Created By: Jasons Big Sis | 2007-01-03 16:08 | 0 Comments

I would like to invite everyone to start the new year off with knowledge and power. There is a new non-profit out there whose mission is to speak up for those who can no longer speak. For those...

Created By: fzMousie | 2007-01-03 09:01 | 1 Comment

I want to start by saying that I have a good relationship with my inlaws. That said, my husband and I noticed an odd phenomenon over Christmas.

After not having a seizure in almost two...

Created By: Deb833 | 2007-01-03 07:36 | 4 Comments

I am in the process of switching from trilepital to Lamictal. At the moment I am taking both. I was taking full dose of the trileptal, 600mg at night and 450 in the morning and 200mg twice a day...

Created By: luist714 | 2007-01-03 01:12 | 0 Comments

I have been taking dilantin for a few years now. My levels have been fine. Lately they were a bit low. Started taking 300MG a day, Neuro switched me over to doing 300 and 400 MG a night;...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-02 18:50 | 1 Comment

Can someone tell me if it is true that going on an AED can alter your seizure type? for example, I am unmedicated with simple partials. If I start on an AED can I change and get tonic clonic...

Created By: copabeat | 2006-12-31 07:53 | 0 Comments

Hello again:

Awhile ago when I had my second seizure at 46 y/o I thought my whole world crashed down around me and everything held in high regard was over. Yes, I had pitty parties felt...

Created By: Lynn Maxwell | 2006-12-30 22:52 | 3 Comments

Hello

I'm new to the group and I would like to just to just voice my opinion and see if anyone would agree.

I'm very frustrated though. I've tried to leave several emails for other...

Created By: balletkat | 2006-12-29 11:30 | 5 Comments

I am wondering if anyone knows of a good neurologist or epileptologists in the Minneapolis/St Paul area. My current dr is drving me crazy and I have to find a new dr. I would prefer an...

Created By: OPENHOUSENY | 2006-12-29 00:18 | 1 Comment

I think it is really strange that a 47 female would have an onset of seizures???I have been on antidepressant meds since 1996...this is my only thought can my neuro-transmitters be messed up. I am...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-12-28 11:18 | 4 Comments

Hi all. Happy Holidays.

I have to vent... I just started working again, and I was honest with them about some of my medical issues (possible seizures) because I will be responsible for...

Created By: chew | 2006-12-28 05:04 | 1 Comment

I understand what yall was saying who all respond to my question earlier.I was seeing this woman years she told me she didnt have a problem driving to come see me cause I didint drive cause of my...

Created By: carrieb | 2006-12-28 00:09 | 9 Comments

Hi,
I had a scary experience last night after having a seizure and would like to know if anyone else has had this happen, too. First, let me give you a little background: I started having...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-12-27 21:43 | 0 Comments

It is a long time since I have discussed various situation of epilepsy. I went through a bad time and now I feel better and it seems that I have more power to struggle against seizures.
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Created By: mcdonaja | 2006-12-27 19:06 | 8 Comments

This is a repost, however I think it warrants its own thread in response to a number of posts where individuals have decided to do some cop bashing with regards to Police and their response to...

Created By: MarieV. | 2006-12-27 14:26 | 7 Comments

New! Hello everyone and thanks to all of you for all of the advise and friendship offered on this site! I can relate to so much of it. I have been living with E since a little over 20 years. I...

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