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: DavidMcP | 2006-12-19 20:29 | 8 Comments

Hello all,
This side of the building is sort of all new to me, I have been focused on other stuff as you will read and I am looking for advice, thoughts, guidance.

A few years ago I...

Created By: brgnshpr1 | 2006-12-18 10:08 | 3 Comments

I have developed a bump on the back of my head, at the base of my skull on my right side. I noticed it this morning while washing my hair. It is a little tender to the touch. It is about the...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-17 18:51 | 3 Comments

I have always had events that involve sensory/psychic sequalae. Deja-vu, jamais-vu, smell of dead mouse, spiritual epiphany, sheer terror etc...partial seizure stuff. But this month, I now have...

Created By: GodivaGirl | 2006-12-17 08:35 | 1 Comment

Hi There,
Hopefully there are enough people from Canada or maybe even Ontario that can help me out with this one. I know medical insurance works different in Ontario, Canada than it does in...

Created By: chew | 2006-12-16 11:27 | 8 Comments

IM SINGLE I HAVE A HARD TIME TRYING TO FIND ME A WOMAN CAUSE I DONT DRIVE CAUSE OF MY SEIZURES AND I HATE THAT SINCE I DONT DRIVE I HAVE TO LIMIT MYSELF WHERE I CAN DATE SOMEONE AND WHEN I TELL...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-16 09:12 | 4 Comments

anyone else have ringing in their ear right before a myoclonic jerk? is the ringing an aura? (partial seizure) someone explain this to me? the ringing is on the same side of my body that my arm...

Created By: caradee | 2006-12-15 21:51 | 2 Comments

Yesterday, I had a doctor's appointment. My husband and my daughter both had to work and I can't drive due to E, so I decided to walk. It wasn't very far, and a straight shot, so I thought the...

Created By: latin mom | 2006-12-15 14:01 | 15 Comments

I'm from Puerto Rico and I'm considering VNS therapy for my E. I have had E for 26 yrs. I have been on 13 different meds over the yrs. Now I am on Keppra and Zonegram. My sz have never been...

Created By: Jenny792 | 2006-12-14 21:39 | 4 Comments

my mom has had epilepsy for about 20 years but shes only been having seizures more often for the past 14 years. about 4 years ago they tried to wean her off of dialantin (sp?) and put her on...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-12-12 22:37 | 4 Comments

I think that I am having simple partial seizures. During them, I maintain consciousness, but I am limited in the information I can receive and process. The only way that I can describe the...

Created By: hectorarzate | 2006-12-12 13:09 | 1 Comment

Hello, My name is Hector and I live in Los Angeles, CA. I have been HIV positive since 1986. On 1996 I was admitted to the hospital with pneumonia. I have always had some sort of memory problems...

Created By: hmselby2 | 2006-12-11 13:40 | 3 Comments

Hi. I was diagnosed with generalized siezure disorder last spring. I have since been having a lot of muscle twitches and jerks in my legs and head. My doctor always dismissed the symptoms until...

Created By: justpounds | 2006-12-11 11:58 | 5 Comments

Hi there

This my second post since being told two weeks ago I was having partial seizures by my neurologist.

As i don't really have any symptons other than being unattentive...

Created By: kimmarief | 2006-12-10 15:51 | 9 Comments

I am not sure where to even post this so I am just going to post this here and hopefully someone can help me with this... OK here it goes..

I have Epilepsy like everyone else here. Mine...

Created By: peroxideboogie | 2006-12-09 16:40 | 5 Comments

Ted and I met almost 2 years ago through a mutual friend. In 2005, Ted only had 3 seizures. This year, he went almost 5 months without one and then one every two months, then one in November and...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2006-12-08 21:52 | 0 Comments

no job no calls from employers and i am extremly depressed . There seems to be nothing ggod happening on employment front . Just when i think i hit bottom things get even worse.

Created By: Am | 2006-12-07 10:45 | 1 Comment

Hello I am new here and wondered if any of you could give me some advice.

I am 27 and was diagnosed with Epilepsy (LT lobe) when I was 14. they started as Petit Mal seizures and worsened as...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-07 05:29 | 10 Comments

Reported in the journal Nature Neuroscience:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/10/061015213606.htm

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Created By: wendy girl | 2006-12-06 23:42 | 5 Comments

Hi everyone. I was diagnosed this august with epilepsy. I had thought I had only 3 seizures in a years time period when I finally went in to the dr. My eeg came back abnormal and I was...

Created By: james65 | 2006-12-06 23:36 | 4 Comments

I have recently been having seizures that have seemed to be initiated by excercise. Especially cardio, like running on the treadmill. Its too bad because excercise is something that I like to use...

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