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: maryanns pond | 2007-04-14 17:30 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, I'm maryann and only a few days new here.

I'm 14 years with TLE p/c seizures intractatble. I am very familiar with how flashing lights moving graphics etc. impact seizures. I...

Created By: Shadow | 2007-04-14 17:02 | 11 Comments

Hi,

I really don't know how to start this post so I guess I'll start with some background info. I'm 20 years old and for the last 2-3 months I've been having strange symptoms which consist...

Created By: sasha_a | 2007-04-14 16:37 | 1 Comment

Over the last year, I have lost consciousness many times. Everybody thought it was syncope but a cardiologist failed to find a cardiac cause. My family doctor now thinks it is epilepsy and has...

Created By: quirky | 2007-04-14 08:39 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I hope all is doing well.
Recently I have been a bit stressed out with the news of grandad's illness and 2 nights ago(Thursday night)I had a strange event. Before I begin...

Created By: autumn18 | 2007-04-14 00:00 | 0 Comments

Hi, I have lived with Epilepsy since I was a small 19 month old baby. When I turned 3 they quit. They returned when I hit the puberty age of 11. They have been back ever since. I was active in...

Created By: autumn18 | 2007-04-13 23:55 | 10 Comments

Is dating that "perfect someone" hard for you because you have Epilepsy and they don't. Have you ever been in these shoes? What have you done? Do you keep it a secret til they find out from the "...

Created By: tlh64 | 2007-04-13 23:00 | 16 Comments

Hi all.
Do any of you have difficulty of getting emotional support from other family members? I see many posts of family members and friends wanting to know how to offer support and...

Created By: islandfever | 2007-04-13 00:28 | 1 Comment

I woke up one a.m., was late for work, skipped breakfast and had not eaten in over 15 hours. Without warning, I got a sharp pain, ran to the bathroom and didn't quite make it. I was able to...

Created By: maryanns pond | 2007-04-11 15:39 | 1 Comment

Hi all, I am new to the forum here. Temporal lobe epilepsy with partial/complex seizures diagnosed in 1993.
I have many seizure triggers but one in particular for me is photosensitivy...

Created By: melissa4403 | 2007-04-11 13:18 | 2 Comments

I am new to this website. I am very grateful that I found it. Reading everyone's questions, concerns and feelings has really helped me understand this disorder. I am still learning.

I...

Created By: islandfever | 2007-04-11 12:51 | 1 Comment

Does anyone ever feel like they could lie down and sleep for a million years and feel wired at the same time? Sometimes I just want to sleep forever, but I feel so wired that I just lie there and...

Created By: Emeria | 2007-04-11 11:12 | 12 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy about 3 years ago after having a tonic-clonic seizure, 2 abnormal EEGs, and then a short time later another seizure. I've always understood that I have temporal lobe...

Created By: justpounds | 2007-04-11 09:39 | 3 Comments

Well after a year of dealing with the NHS I finally lost my patience and paid to go private and I have now been formally diagnosed for partial e and given a prescription fpr Tegretol Retard, I've...

Created By: banffgirl | 2007-04-11 01:52 | 8 Comments

i have a major beef i need to get off my chest. my usually very supportive husband was off work today and helped me with some housework. later he had the nerve to say "see if you keep busy you...

Created By: DavidMcP | 2007-04-09 19:40 | 1 Comment

haven't been here for a while, since things were going pretty well. Also I don't consider myself an organic E person, I am man made; so I feel a little guilty/odd about that somehow. I had a...

Created By: jacky99 | 2007-04-09 07:07 | 2 Comments

I've been diagnosed with epilepsy since i was 11 years old and i'm soon to be 22. We found out that for years i have had absense seizures before i finally had a grand mal seizure when i was 11 (...

Created By: anniemarie | 2007-04-09 05:07 | 3 Comments

Hi, I have been an Epileptic since I was in Grade School, I was Diagnosed with Grand-Mals. Iam Fortie now but I have less Seizures thank God, because I can handle Stress better now. What I wanted...

Created By: JimmyTera2006 | 2007-04-09 04:46 | 2 Comments

Hello, I have been diagnosed with epilepsy for 3 months. And for the last 2 days I feel these slight shocks. Like someone is moving my body, but I do not lose conscious(SP). It is like my hand or...

Created By: khbronn | 2007-04-08 20:47 | 2 Comments

Hello,

I had been contemplating having corrective eye surgery prior to my diagnosis. Now I'm rethinking it because of the lights involved and what not I'm afraid I would have a seizure at...

Created By: khbronn | 2007-04-08 00:38 | 8 Comments

Hello,

I was wondering if anyone else gets exhausted from having seizures. You might as well stick a fork in me after I have one. Since mine aren't Grand Mal, I find it very strange that...

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