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: Gina Marie | 2007-03-09 14:39 | 8 Comments

As far as seizures, which ones do you count and actually tell your doctors about?

I have several different types of seizures. Usually I only tell them about the ones that have me...

Created By: libann | 2007-03-09 13:39 | 1 Comment

Hello to all,

Just curious if anyone in the group has or ever heard of pervientricular heterotopia.
Any info. would be greatly appreciated.

Best Regards,
Carol

Created By: docgetz | 2007-03-09 13:35 | 2 Comments

I'm new to this site so I guess I'll start by saying my name is Jesse. I'm just turning 30 and I have had E for about 20 years. I usually have them at night while I'm sleeping, and the problem I'm...

Created By: drusilla_rb | 2007-03-09 06:53 | 5 Comments

I'm not alone! I was reading back through the archives of these forums, and came across a story about a girl in her early twenties who sounded as though she was experiencing the same thing as me....

Created By: troublecat | 2007-03-08 20:52 | 10 Comments

I don't have epilepsy. I have a severely debilitating migraine problem. One of my triggers is flashing lights. All my local grocery stores have recently installed these little coupon dispensers...

Created By: shere1122z | 2007-03-08 20:43 | 3 Comments

I had my first grand mal in July. I found out through an EEG and an MRI that I have scaring in my left temporal lobe. Since then I have had three more. I have partial seizures also. I think I have...

Created By: quirky | 2007-03-08 09:03 | 12 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have a question for everyone, one that I need a bit of advice on. I myself would like to go ahead with surgery if I were to become a suitable canditate and hopefully be able...

Created By: chvr | 2007-03-07 21:50 | 2 Comments

This question has been bothering me for months now, and i can't decide what to do. I may soon be able to get back my driver licence, being seizure free for a year following surgery. at the one...

Created By: stu | 2007-03-07 18:11 | 3 Comments

Does anybody wear one? My seizures have all been Simple Partials, but do you think I should get one in the event that I ever have a worse seizure?

Created By: Jimmy8 | 2007-03-07 00:40 | 7 Comments

I'm 33 years old, healthy (I cycle and run on a regular basis and do triathlons/runs several times a year). I eat healthy and have had no health issues my whole life. In early January I had a...

Created By: Peaches78 | 2007-03-06 12:54 | 109 Comments

I was just wondering if anyone who started having seizures later felt that they weren't the same person anymore. I started having seizures almost two years ago, right after I turned 27. Inside I...

Created By: epilepsyat51 | 2007-03-04 21:05 | 3 Comments

I had my first seizure at 51 years old. I did not know what happened including my first doctor in the emergency room.I soon found out that I fractured my back.When I returned home, my daughter...

Created By: Kelter | 2007-03-04 13:24 | 1 Comment

Hello all,
I'm Kelly. This is my first ever post here. Woohoo!
I'm 20 and have had epilepsy for 13 years. I've been diagnosed with Temporal Lobe (Right I think) Epilepsy with Simple...

Created By: JimmyTera2006 | 2007-03-01 19:55 | 9 Comments

I am 28 years old and I have been married for about 2 months. My husband does not know much about epilepsy. My seizures are mostly triggered by lack of sleep and stress. He just believes I say...

Created By: dmacasassy | 2007-03-01 16:05 | 2 Comments

I've read that a diet similar to the Atkins diet (Ketogenic?) can help to control seizures. I'm on AED for epilepsy as I would imagine most people with epilepsy are. But I'm curious if this...

Created By: beaconeer | 2007-03-01 02:04 | 1 Comment

"I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore..."

I dont have a clue if my experiences are similar to anyone else's, anyone else at all, in my region, in my state, in the USA, in...

Created By: revawave | 2007-02-28 09:21 | 5 Comments

I am wondering at what point you can claim disability and receive SSI. I cannot drive and have many petit mal "blank out" seizures a day. I have learned to get around it and I function perfectly...

Created By: INACLASSBYMYLONESOME | 2007-02-25 11:41 | 4 Comments

I WASN'T ADMINISTERED ANY MEDS AFTER BEING ADMITTED THAT MONDAY MORNING. THE PLAN WAS BY NOT BEING ON ANY MEDICATIONS, I WOULD GO INTO A SEZIURE. THEY HOOKED ME UP TO BE MONIOTRED IN HOPES THAT...

Created By: dessim | 2007-02-25 10:06 | 7 Comments

hi, i have been having siezures for over a year now, and at the start of that year, i would have them about 3-4 times a day, and now its gottne to about 1-2 times a week, or even a month. i have a...

Created By: Hoddinott | 2007-02-25 07:58 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone, I'm new here. I've been having seizures now for two years. In the beginning it was two a week then it went to one month then to nothing. I had to quit my job at the time cause the...

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