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: andy m | 2006-10-18 04:25 | 333 Views | 8 Comments

I got this article out of my local paper yesterday. Click on the attachment to read or copy and paste the link.

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Created By: Anonymous | 2006-10-16 21:33 | 292 Views | 5 Comments

I am no longer enthusiastic with my Neurologist. Even though I think he respects me, all he wants to do is increase the dosage of my meds. I have tried to convey I do not want to continue with...

Created By: sweetie | 2006-10-16 21:26 | 3186 Views | 14 Comments

I recentley had a seizure in july of 2006 and recived a letter in august from the NC DMV informing me a review of my medical file indicated that i should be medically evaluated to determine if i...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-16 17:02 | 618 Views | 7 Comments

My neurologist specializes in Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimers, and Dementia. She would be happy to refer to a neurolgist who specializes in Epilepsy me if she has a name. Anyone know of a good...

Created By: lilmac | 2006-10-16 16:15 | 349 Views | 3 Comments

OK...so most of you probably are on this site because you have ongoing epilepsy.
I was diagnosed at 7 yo with petit mal epilepsy. I took phenobarbitol for years and was taken off meds in...

Created By: califgal930 | 2006-10-16 12:00 | 209 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Everyone, I just returned from a flight to Texas last night and wanted to ask if anyone had experienced any difficulty during pressure changes or turbulance in thier flight. I experienced 3...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-15 23:57 | 1522 Views | 3 Comments

Anyone else that was delivered this way? My mum was put under general anesthesia (she has no idea why) and they pulled me out with forceps. It just so happens that the forceps instruments...

Created By: girlygirl | 2006-10-15 19:55 | 241 Views | 3 Comments

i read in john's hompkins medical book that shizophrenia is triggered by epilepsy,and i have both,i just wish if i got off my epilepsy medication maybe the schizoprhenia would stop.just trying...

Created By: Elysia | 2006-10-15 18:10 | 531 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 | 219 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 | 2037 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 | 1070 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 | 313 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 | 433 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 | 216 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 | 227 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 | 202 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 | 254 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 | 219 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 | 699 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...

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