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: slhmurphy | 2006-11-15 09:15 | 225 Views | 2 Comments

Does anyone have times when the seizures act up and then die down a bit? Had a ton in September, one early October, and nothing since...

Feel like I'm crazy...

Sam

Created By: MousePotato242 | 2006-11-14 04:29 | 740 Views | 9 Comments

What can ever be done to get local officials to understand that, in the case of a seizure, no rush to the hospital is necesary unless it has caused a severe injury or has become status...

Created By: coopernicus | 2006-11-14 01:12 | 906 Views | 1 Comment

I've often wondered if I am adding insult to injury by dying my hair every 5-6 weeks. I've read that there are concerns about links between certain cancers of the blood and dark hair dyes. Has...

Created By: Chich | 2006-11-13 06:58 | 1241 Views | 9 Comments

Some people, apparently, can divert the onset of a seizure by stimulating the brain in other ways. They, so to speak, slap themselves out of it.

Has anyone discovered a trick that works...

Created By: Pooh40 | 2006-11-12 20:52 | 158 Views | 0 Comments

My apologies,I just realized I should have read some of the earlier posts on seizures caused by activity. Good thing I told you I'm new here, LOL.
Now that I've read through some of your...

Created By: Pooh40 | 2006-11-12 20:27 | 288 Views | 3 Comments

Hello - I'm new here, the mother of a 42 year old son (Mark), with epilepsy. I have noticed that if he does around 15 minutes of any type of work, strenuous or not, he will have a seizure -...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-11-11 20:52 | 444 Views | 10 Comments

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Created By: fzMousie | 2006-11-10 13:22 | 193 Views | 0 Comments

I know the only way I can find this out for sure is to have one while having an EEG.

It starts with the feeling that I'm going to sneeze. It creeps up the back of my head. Then my whole...

Created By: Cassie_W | 2006-11-07 16:44 | 255 Views | 3 Comments

I've had the diag. of TLE with SPsz's from the get go. I was put on 1000 mg of Keppra daily Dec, 04. In the beginning (before meds) I had small jerking sessions that happened in rapid succession...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-07 07:22 | 503 Views | 10 Comments

Ok, so I woke up on Friday morning and I felt FANTASTIC. I have remained this was since then. What on earth is going on? How can I be so so sick for days, weeks, months .. and then wake up and its...

Created By: NinjaJosie | 2006-11-07 06:33 | 219 Views | 2 Comments

Hey everyone, how are you all?
My name is Josie and I have complex partial and simple partial seizures. I'm not sure if this might be a coincidence or not but I have noticed that the past...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2006-11-06 16:48 | 236 Views | 3 Comments

I am not doing very good emotional wise. lost my job in august and have not had much success finding a new one . I do not want to be around my self let alone my wife and son. Nothing seems to be...

Created By: MThorn | 2006-11-06 14:46 | 423 Views | 8 Comments

Just found this website. I've been goggling like crazy since I was diagnosed with a brain lesion. Had my first seizure 2 weeks ago at work. Knew I was in trouble. Mine are more like a skipped...

Created By: KrayonsRmine | 2006-11-06 13:13 | 596 Views | 9 Comments

Last night while I was in bed I had the worst feeling.
It felt like someone took an electical shock to my left side of my head above my ear and i was hearing the zapping sound like an...

Created By: Amoreena | 2006-11-06 10:53 | 485 Views | 5 Comments

Hello everyone,

I have been having Simple Partial Seizures for the last couple of days. I just had one a couple of minutes ago. I'm at work. I get the deja vu feeling, the kinda numb...

Created By: josieb | 2006-11-06 08:55 | 300 Views | 4 Comments

I am looking for information from anyone who can possibly help me. I suffered from partial complex seizures since I was a teenager (now age 39) and had brain surgery in late February of this year...

Created By: PoohpasMommy | 2006-11-05 15:31 | 241 Views | 2 Comments

My husband was siezure free for almost 2 years. Last week, he had a flurry of siezures (6 within two days) and now he can't remember anything. I know it's normal for him to not remember the actual...

Created By: heather61157 | 2006-11-05 11:03 | 222 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, its nice to be abe to speak to you. I have waited a long time to be able to speak to somebody who is in the same position as me and who will understand my position without being negative...

Created By: asunbeam | 2006-11-05 08:49 | 333 Views | 6 Comments

With some of my seizures i seem to smile afterwards as my husband is asking me questions is that a normal response? I usually don't remember much of it I ususally do remember him asking me the...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-05 04:39 | 236 Views | 8 Comments

In the last few days I have seen a funny side of E, and I have never thought any of it was funny!!!

We were driving in my boyfriends car. He asked me to look at the CD player and tell him...

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