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: Elysia | 2006-10-15 18:10 | 522 Views | 6 Comments

I have noticed since having 20+ seizures a day that I have experienced a loss in feeling my hand and arm muiltiple times a day. The times I feel the pins and needles do not seem to corralate to...

Created By: RamblinJScott | 2006-10-15 14:08 | 209 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

I've been diagnosed with SPS. I get the deju vu's and wierd out of body sensations, smells, bad tastes, etc..... I also get a lot of body twitches though that I don't understand....

Created By: honeybear | 2006-10-14 19:24 | 1908 Views | 0 Comments

I was just wondering if anyone has suffered from low blood pressure after a TC (grand mal) seizure.
I had one last tuesday and my blood pressure apperently was very low after. I did have an...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-14 12:41 | 1028 Views | 1 Comment

I always wake up every night at 3:45AM or so, confused and wondering why I woke up. Last night, though I woke up vomiting and the other end. I have no fever, and am not sick. Is it possible...

Created By: mhillqt | 2006-10-14 06:21 | 301 Views | 3 Comments

Does anyone with E ever faint ? Is fainting a common symptom of E and if so, which type? Thanks

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-13 20:54 | 426 Views | 11 Comments

Hi!

After many years I am finally getting some answers for my conditions as I have found a fab Neuro (he suspects TLE and Partial Complex Sezuires). For 7 years I was told I was having...

Created By: Elizabeth1184 | 2006-10-13 19:43 | 211 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my name's Liz, I'm 22 and I have been having what I call a "twitch" for the past 3 years that has only gotten more frequent and occasionaly goes being very slight to where my whole body "...

Created By: mhillqt | 2006-10-13 13:15 | 220 Views | 1 Comment

Ive had panic disorder for past 20 years....periods of remission/relapse, etc...during major attacks I black out...supposedly unusual for panic but still got panic disorder diagnosis which I...

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-10-13 12:49 | 189 Views | 1 Comment

I have heard children get myoclonic seizures but can adults get it too and what happens during a myoclonic seizure i would really appreciate it if someone would explain it to me during the sezure...

Created By: girlygirl | 2006-10-12 19:01 | 243 Views | 0 Comments

just came back from the hospital.oshner's and i had a seizure.a sudo seizure.they checked all my vitial signs,tegretol level,and everything was fine. a sudo seizure is a fake sizure.it's...

Created By: serenitie | 2006-10-11 15:33 | 210 Views | 1 Comment

I've lived with Epilepsy for over 40 years now, was first diagnoised with Petit Mal as a child but now they are even less severe, I think they are now classified as absense siezures. I have had a...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-10-11 12:37 | 690 Views | 26 Comments

I have been diagnosed with E for 9 years but had them since I was at least 7. I have worked since I was able to work. Part time as a teen-ager. Then when I got married at 18 (8-S)
I worked...

Created By: sweetie | 2006-10-10 22:10 | 895 Views | 7 Comments

this is my problem i had an accident while driving that did not involve me having a seizure however i was knocked out by the impact i told the paramedics when they arrived i had a seizure disorder...

Created By: dmh | 2006-10-10 17:02 | 505 Views | 4 Comments

I have been thinking about trying to find a seizure support group. I should be going in for LTL surgery in the next few months at Emory in Atlanta, Georgia and was wondering where to begin as far...

Created By: girlygirl | 2006-10-09 21:28 | 420 Views | 0 Comments

i had a pedimal seizure the other night and i remember it.my eyes were shifting and i was saying something with my eyes.because you can't think when you're having a seizure.you can't even think...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-09 17:51 | 1024 Views | 10 Comments

I have just finished reading this book. Anyone else read it? and if so, what do you make of the Temporal Lobe Epilepsy "personality" which includes:
hyper-religiousity, hypergraphia,...

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-10-09 10:41 | 219 Views | 3 Comments

In for a week, nothing happened.

WTF?????(frick)

Anyone have this experience?

So disappointed...

Sam

Created By: Prairielilly | 2006-10-07 23:30 | 210 Views | 3 Comments

Hello. I found this site about a month ago and have taken the time to read some of the topics submitted here. I was diagnosed with E about 16 years ago(I suffer from grand mal seizures and am...

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-10-07 19:04 | 195 Views | 1 Comment

hi my name is jennifer and my doctor has told me i have generalized seizures and i was wondering what happens when you have a tonic clonic seizure cause i have been getting these pins and needles...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-10-07 18:01 | 278 Views | 3 Comments

I have argued with my neurologist for years over this. He says you have to lose consciousness to have a seizure. I am having problems just "dropping" to the floor that got so bad I was falling 3...

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