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: giger | 2007-06-17 10:07 | 1 Comment

A little summarized background:

I had 2 simple partials in my life and one generalized after a partial about 5 months ago. I was diagnosed with epilepsy and am on 1500mg trileptal a day....

Created By: twiggygun | 2007-06-16 23:06 | 2 Comments

im so sick of this condition, which im not even sure what form of epilepsy they have diagnosed. it is interrupting and complicating my life and i swear if it was a person causing me this type of...

Created By: aaka | 2007-06-16 22:56 | 1 Comment

Hello,

I'm new to this forum but am earnestly seeking someone diagnosed with or having TLE with whom I could communicate - this would really be important as it is for someone who has...

Created By: SoccerGal | 2007-06-16 19:18 | 2 Comments

Does anyone know anything about seizure dogs?

I read an article on it, but I don't know anything about them. I live in the city and have to cross busy intersections (I walk everywhere), it...

Created By: NativeRose | 2007-06-16 17:29 | 2 Comments

I have fibromyalgia and asthma along with my epilepsy. Therefore, swimming is the best exercise option for me. However, I worry about having seizures in the pool, but I don't want that to affect...

Created By: aaka | 2007-06-16 12:22 | 6 Comments

Hello Everyone,

This is my first post in this forum. I am seeking someone with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy with whom to communicate. Preferably someone who had an early onset of it, through teen...

Created By: biogal | 2007-06-15 10:22 | 0 Comments

My doctor sent me to get a Neuropsychological Assessment because of my speech and verbal recall problems associated with my E. Based on the assessment they are sending me to a Speech-Language...

Created By: quirky | 2007-06-13 08:45 | 13 Comments

I am a candidate for surgery for ltl.I suffer from complex partial seizures weekly on scale from 1 to 20 a week (every week is different), I no longer have grand mals since I am now taking topamax...

Created By: BikerJoe | 2007-06-12 12:20 | 0 Comments

Searched awhile, but didn't find a subject about High School Reunions ... know of one on here? if not, here we go ... got my 20 year HS Reunion in 2 months. Kind of anxious cause I didn't have TLE...

Created By: Peaches78 | 2007-06-12 00:13 | 3 Comments

I started having simple partial and complex partial seizures two years ago. I take Lamictal and Lexapro which completely controlls my seizures. I have a great neuro who specializes in epilepsy....

Created By: tedtesf | 2007-06-09 17:11 | 0 Comments

Epilepsy, tryptophan depletion, ovarian cyst, carcinoid are among a few assumed names given for diseases called Carcinoid tumor. If you don't know about carcinoid go to Carcinoid foundation site....

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2007-06-08 16:53 | 6 Comments

I suffer from grand mal seizures that are controlled by medicine. The depression is out of control . I just went to school for medical billing and coding .I got a 98.6 final grade for the course...

Created By: revafisheye | 2007-06-07 13:56 | 1 Comment

Has anyone had experience with shifting your workout for a med switch?

Since my diagnosis in Feb, I've taken up bicycling for transportation and exercise. My concern is that as I switch...

Created By: xgi | 2007-06-06 19:35 | 0 Comments

Well starting driving by myself. Feels good but I still think about the 3 MVA I had to to a sez while driving. I still won't drive in heavy traffic and long trips but it feels good to be free...

Created By: SunflowerPower | 2007-06-05 16:19 | 3 Comments

So for the past nine months I've suffering from a mysterious illness. Now it seems that most of my symptoms may be the result of simple partial seizures. I did an EEG, which was normal. My silly...

Created By: andreas | 2007-06-05 05:04 | 1 Comment

hi!
In the summer of 2007 I will have two weeks off of my job. So, I am thinking that is a good opportunity for me to visit a Special Institute of Epilepsy somewhere in Europe. I live on an...

Created By: xgi | 2007-06-04 17:32 | 13 Comments

I'm a alcoholic and was sober for seven years but fell off last year because I had some much pain in my body I used booze and I went into a bad night of sezuires and spent five days in the...

Created By: MirandaGreene | 2007-06-04 12:04 | 0 Comments

I heard about a connection, but wasn't sure if all migraines are related to seizures or if it's just they type with visual disturbances.

Does anyone know more about ths?

Created By: powrd | 2007-06-02 16:16 | 10 Comments

Has anyone experienced or heard of them?

Created By: keeleyh | 2007-06-02 01:35 | 3 Comments

I would love to become a paramedic, however I'm not sure if it's the best career path to follow with epilepsy. I have complex/simple partial seizures, but they've been under total control since...

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