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: sackofrice | 2007-05-02 03:34 | 21 Comments

its hard to be happy when you have no control over your life. i live as a prisoner in my own home. i have no will power. it takes days to accomplish things that require just minutes. i am a...

Created By: Heathermarie | 2007-05-01 22:32 | 9 Comments

I have epilepsy since 1992 and i thought about getting on disablity. is that the right thing to do? I am have a real hard time at work and can't handle it work anymore?

Created By: lwblanks | 2007-05-01 13:10 | 0 Comments

I have had partial seizures probably since I was around 6. but I wasn't diagnosed until 27 after a grad mal. I have been well-controlled for the past 8 years (9 since diagnosis). recently, my...

Created By: sonjac1978 | 2007-05-01 11:13 | 0 Comments

Does anyone have anything similar to this: I only have a seizure if I hurt myself...I get so scared of the pain and the consequences afterward, that I can't handle the emotions. I get a fuzzy head...

Created By: InsaneEnsign13 | 2007-04-30 19:26 | 5 Comments

I've had 6-7 episodes this week, and it's taken a toll on my mind and body. I'm having horrible migraines and I don't know if I should go to the neurologist. I was diagnosed with epilepsy after my...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2007-04-30 16:09 | 13 Comments

I recently heard someone mention that fluorescent lighting can cause seizures for some people. Does anyone know if there is any truth to this? If it is true, it would be very hard if fluorescent...

Created By: AJR | 2007-04-30 11:48 | 0 Comments

I've had a VNS for 18 months now, and I was never fat anyway. At 6 feet 2 inches tall, I weigh about 68.5kg, down significantly since I had the VNS implanted. Has anyone else had a similar...

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...

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