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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: frankisheri | 2006-05-26 15:16 | 177 Views | 1 Comment

My first seizure that i know of was four days after my 18th birthday (2004) and luckily i decided to go somewhere else with some friends. All I remember is driving my car and it started to over...

Created By: ritab2002 | 2006-05-26 12:06 | 607 Views | 21 Comments

Hi All,
Since being diagnosed with TLE, 1yr ago after a GMal, I have had what I now know as Complex Partial seizures for the past 2-3 yrs. For a long time I just thought I was having major...

Created By: SaraMarea | 2006-05-24 13:35 | 444 Views | 22 Comments

I know this topic is mentioned often, but again I feel like I need advice.
I had a grand mal seizure at work last week. It really freaked people out, even though I work for a university...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-05-24 10:00 | 289 Views | 16 Comments

Does anyone else have a hard time dealing with strong emotions?

I have difficulty with anger. Specifically, if something makes me very very angry, I literally black out. My vision goes...

Created By: spiz | 2006-05-23 22:15 | 431 Views | 18 Comments

I had a seizure early this afternoon that was a new one for me. It was so odd and I was aware all the way through it. I felt weird but alert.

It felt like all the joints in my body locked...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-05-23 22:09 | 903 Views | 2 Comments

I wish I could bump this to the adult forum - but don't know how. However, I've resurrected a thread I love, have printed out as it grew, with inspirational, sometimes funny quotes contributed by...

Created By: heidi | 2006-05-23 13:30 | 9513 Views | 48 Comments

Hello, I am new to the forum. I have been having symptoms which lead my neurologist to believe I'm having simple and complex partial seizures; he has tentatively diagnosed me with TLE and I've...

Created By: jennamay | 2006-05-22 12:18 | 191 Views | 3 Comments

Good Afternoon Everyone!

For those of you who don't know me I am Senior Editor of Epilepsy.com and have been for over 2 years now. I am writing because I want to let you all know that as of...

Created By: charlieblenner | 2006-05-22 05:47 | 223 Views | 2 Comments

I posted a long thread on Friday - which explained the whole background behing my seizure - but it's probably a bit long winded.

So I thought I'd cut to the chase and tell about what I...

Created By: aquila316 | 2006-05-21 08:20 | 1583 Views | 7 Comments

Ok, I got into a conversation the other day with someone on the topic of juvenile epilepsy. Someone was reassuring a parent that indeed, 80 percent of children diagnosed with E will outgrow it by...

Created By: ttammy | 2006-05-20 12:19 | 306 Views | 2 Comments

don't know if this has anything with having seizures but every so I have problems with my ankles anyone else have problems unless it is not related with E.

Created By: FanFare2 | 2006-05-19 22:42 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I am new here. I dont have E but I was just reading your posts. I wasent sure how or if I should reply. Anyway I have had similar Issues with my Turners syndrome. I seem to think more clear...

Created By: Ghebre | 2006-05-19 14:05 | 188 Views | 0 Comments

For me the unpredictability & loose of control, being taken hostage by Epileptic seizures has totaly changed the ordinary life-style that we have been living for a long time.
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Created By: charlieblenner | 2006-05-19 10:16 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am Charlie from England - I am a 29-year-old guy. I was trying to find out what other people experience before and after a grad mal seizure. I decided to share my experience as it...

Created By: aquila316 | 2006-05-19 08:43 | 281 Views | 7 Comments

Help me!!!
I awoke this morning with a horrible, pulsating migraine on the left side, in back of my eyes, and the back of my head. I have taken Asprin, (which has ALWAYS gotten rid of these...

Created By: E_Loner | 2006-05-18 22:38 | 235 Views | 5 Comments

"If you can't be nice don't say anything at all."

The above is the title of a post. I have read the post and some responses. I don't know exaclty which post the lady is writting about, but...

Created By: missdee | 2006-05-16 18:11 | 308 Views | 6 Comments

update: had my psych eval today. he asked just alot of questions but didn't give alot of answers. clinical depression- more meds.
i did not find this helpful. see him again in a week....

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-05-16 11:58 | 194 Views | 2 Comments

I'm confused by something that happened to me yesterday and I wanted some opinions on it.

I had a fitness evaluation at the gym yesterday. Before the evaluation, I knew I was having...

Created By: bevs | 2006-05-16 04:08 | 194 Views | 5 Comments

Hi everyone ,yep i have another question ,i went on friday to see my neuro ,after a consultation that left me feeling confused and again frustrated,because i did not get to ask any questions as he...

Created By: Volvox | 2006-05-16 03:49 | 216 Views | 4 Comments

Hi all

I had a brain injury in 2003 and since that time I have had three nocturnal seizures.

I only went to see a Doctor about it last week and had an EEG - I was diagnosed with...

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