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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: zoe49576 | 2006-05-15 00:02 | 152 Views | 0 Comments

Update on my Diagnoses: I went in the Hospital on the 9th of May for my Video EEG Telemetry. I spent 4 days total in the hospital and had 8 seizures in a period of 2 days. They are saying that my...

Created By: Meskerkid | 2006-05-14 12:37 | 1090 Views | 17 Comments

Does anyone have experience flying alone with epilepsy? I'm going to go to Morocco in August. I'll be meeting my husband there. I have to take two flights to end up in Casablanca. If I have a...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-05-13 02:25 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

I hav had this happen 3x which is 3x too much. It hasn't happened for about 2 years but I had it again the other night. No. 3.

I'm wondering am I weird? Well, of course, probably, but I do...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-05-13 00:46 | 350 Views | 6 Comments

I get my Disability check from the federal gov't.on the 3rd. I received nothing in the mail to warn me of this but my check was very short. I called the 1-800 SS number at 3:30 to ask why. The...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2006-05-12 06:44 | 308 Views | 5 Comments

I will be losing my job at anytime and have been going thru this for 2 years.I am going thru major league deppression and am having trouble putting up with myself let alone my wife with living...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-11 15:30 | 265 Views | 5 Comments

I discussed this with my parents and neurologist and they feel my driving will be safe for the public. I want to apply for a drivers license because my mother has scoliosis, and stenosis. She has...

Created By: arlin prananingrum | 2006-05-10 20:14 | 189 Views | 2 Comments

dear all,
I had epilepsy for 11 years, simple partial complex, I had an absence seizure. I know so much about my disease because I'm a doctor too. I wanted to be a doctor because I know I...

Created By: seizuregirl | 2006-05-08 21:55 | 901 Views | 12 Comments

Can anyone tell me that if losing weight can help a person from having a lot of seizures? ...or is that just wishful thinking on my part???? :-) I'm slightly overweight and thought to do more...

Created By: missdee | 2006-05-08 16:21 | 204 Views | 7 Comments

hello to eveyone- hope all is well. somehow posting helps- so here it goes. i finally had my appt. with the neuro today and found out eeg was not normal as i was previously told- this was no...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-07 14:24 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

Growing up I played team basketball from age 7 to 8th grade. I played team football from age 7 to my Jr. year in High School. I quit playing football in the middle of my Jr. High season due to...

Created By: bevs | 2006-05-07 11:49 | 428 Views | 5 Comments

hi everybody i have a question to ask at the moment i am having jumping sensations in my head every day ,some times it can be on and off for at least ten to fifteen minutes and some days it just...

Created By: seizuregirl | 2006-05-05 23:32 | 166 Views | 0 Comments

I was reading a post today in regards to friends and acquaintances. It really got me thinking. With everything that I had to endure in my lifetime, due to seizures and my depression, I have found...

Created By: Queenbeeaz | 2006-05-05 14:16 | 209 Views | 5 Comments

Hello! I do not have e but my new boyfriend does. He is 21. He only shared with me that he had epilepsy after he completely ignored me for two days (he lives in tucson and me in phx - 2 hour drive...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-05 10:59 | 169 Views | 7 Comments

Several years ago in Austin, Texas I went to an outdoor musical festival with my cousin an his friends he introduced me to. I broke away from my cousin and his group to grab a bite. After I...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-05 09:44 | 257 Views | 2 Comments

The only time I correct someone in my presence is when he/she uses the word fit to describe a seizure. I realize fit is the original word for describing a seizure. I always tell people I got one...

Created By: aquila316 | 2006-05-05 08:10 | 268 Views | 6 Comments

Heeeeere we go again. I usually get a Grand Mal about once every 6 years, and I guess it was time again.
I never woke up on the floor this time, so I guess I got up and don't remember doing...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-05-04 22:54 | 222 Views | 2 Comments

It's almost 5 years since I've started with Keppra, a medication which helps me a lot to overcome seizures. In fact, I don't have seizures any longer, but tiny absences and memory problems.

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Created By: galaxystarlight | 2006-05-04 22:16 | 242 Views | 3 Comments

Hey there My name is Jessie. I have tonic clonic seizures and before march 14 of this year I hadnt had one in 6 years. I have a boyfriend that is 24 years older than me and he is on disability. I...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-04 16:17 | 208 Views | 8 Comments

I am writting this out of curiosity not sympathy. Over my 40 years with epilepsy I have learned you rarely have friends. Most "friends" are Acquaintances. Am I wrong?

Created By: missdee | 2006-05-04 14:17 | 224 Views | 3 Comments

just curious- what kind auras preceed your seizures. i have been blessed with numbing dejavu then music that overtakes my mind until i wake on the floor, ambulance, er, ect.... I've heard guns n...

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