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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: Joyce | 2006-03-30 19:50 | 256 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, Joyce here:
Sorry i have not been posting lately, I have been in bed the last three days, doing nothing but sleeping, my depression has been very high and I am trying very hard to...

Created By: T mama | 2006-03-30 16:45 | 186 Views | 3 Comments

So I broke down and called my neuro, waiting for a call back. I've waited these three weeks of endless buzz with the idea that if I call I will get more drugs - don't want em. But after today's...

Created By: cjcurls | 2006-03-30 12:25 | 562 Views | 8 Comments

Suggestions? What to take? What to do? What to expect?
Can I have visitors?
Let me know what to expect - - - I fear I'll be so stir crazy in there!
Will they try to induce a...

Created By: angelais | 2006-03-30 11:07 | 191 Views | 3 Comments

I am having my first EEG on April5th.

How long does this whole procedure take, including the time they take to put the electrodes on your scalp?

I am awaiting a call back from the...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2006-03-29 19:38 | 588 Views | 4 Comments

I have had epilepsy for 35 years. About three months ago I became a vegan. I was wondering if anyone had any problems with epilepsy and a vegan diet?

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-29 16:51 | 280 Views | 7 Comments

I CANT COMES TO GRIPS WITH HAVING A SEIZURE DISORDER. ALL MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS ASK ME HOW DID THIS HAPPEN. I'M 33 AND I'M SO UPSET THAT THIS HAS HAPPEN TO ME. I THOUGHT I WAS ALWAYS HEALTHY. I...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-29 12:40 | 192 Views | 4 Comments

OK MY PRIMARY CARE DOC DIAGNOSIS ME FIRST IN JANUARY OF 2006 AND HE SENT ME TO SEE A NEUROLOGIST AND HE DIAGNOIS ME WITH A SEIZURE DISORDER BUT HE DON'T KNOW WHAT TYPE I'M HAVING. HE STARTED ME ON...

Created By: aamith | 2006-03-29 04:47 | 492 Views | 8 Comments

Hi there. I am 35 years old and just diagnosed with complex partial seizures. (Well I have an MRI next week to rule out any other cause) Actually they started about 4 years ago with the whole...

Created By: saljen | 2006-03-28 21:58 | 220 Views | 4 Comments

Hi, everyone, I am new to the forum. I got on here searching for help.
I just received a letter tonight saying that at the end of this week my son and I both will be dumped from our medical...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-28 13:56 | 241 Views | 3 Comments

I STARTED MEDS MONDAY I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW LONG WILL I HAVE TO TAKE MEDS

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-28 13:49 | 225 Views | 5 Comments

I JUST STARTED TAKING TRILEPTAL 300MG TWICE A DAY. SO FAR NOTHING REALLY IS HAPPENING COULD I GET SO LUCKY AND NOT HAVE ANY SIDE EFFECTS TO THE MEDICINE. I'M A LITTLE WORRIED ABOUT HAVING SIDE...

Created By: bevs | 2006-03-25 05:44 | 350 Views | 10 Comments

hi everyone i have not been on the sight for awhile as i have been to poorly. anyhow does anyone have strange dreams since i have been on so much med, i seem to dream so much and so vividly and...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-24 21:55 | 174 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Joyce here,
I was wondering if other states had alot of support groups or if they are hard to find? I am in Oregon and I have not found a support group for seizures such as this one....

Created By: dbrook | 2006-03-24 20:38 | 213 Views | 5 Comments

Nearly a week ago, I had the Vagus Nerve Stimulation surgery. I'm wondering if anyone else has had it and if it has stopped your seizures. The doctor informed me that he will not turn it on...

Created By: brennanshalee | 2006-03-24 18:10 | 187 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I started with seizers back in 1999 after a car accident due to a elderly man ran a stop sign. I hit my head on the windsheild post and that is about were it started. The doctors couldn't...

Created By: honeybear | 2006-03-24 14:21 | 374 Views | 16 Comments

Hi all
I hope that you are all ok

I have a question that I hope you don't mind me asking.

When I have a nocturnal seizure I find that it take me 3-4 days to recover. I am...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-03-23 20:41 | 174 Views | 1 Comment

I've just read Howard Zwirn story and it really scares me. I suffer of complex partial seizure and I overwent the temporal lobectomy. Unfortunaly the operation didn't work because I started to...

Created By: mrtigre | 2006-03-23 15:28 | 560 Views | 2 Comments

Hello;
I really don't know where to place this letter among all the foruns specified. I am 57 years old and have had epilepsy all my life. I have been told by a neurologist that after taking...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-22 07:50 | 1205 Views | 9 Comments

Goodmorning, Joyce Here:
I have noticed the last two seizures I have had there was some moodyness before and after. Is this a normal thing and does any one else get the same way?
...

Created By: EHammarstrom | 2006-03-21 15:36 | 184 Views | 1 Comment

Hello All -

Here is a question for everyone. I have Epilepsy which I have had all of my life.

I alway have been told that you dont put aaything into someones mouth while they...

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