ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

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: JScott | 2006-04-12 16:46 | 242 Views | 1 Comment

I've been on 100 mg's for 9 days now and the sz's are way down and there are no other side effects but I am STARVING all the time. Not sure If I've lost any weight cause I won't weigh myself....

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-04-12 00:27 | 307 Views | 5 Comments

I am epileptic and suffer of complex partial seizure (left side). I started to have seizures at the age of 19. I'm 48, and in 2000 I overwent the operation. Unfortunately the operation didn't work...

Created By: JudiS | 2006-04-11 23:37 | 271 Views | 4 Comments

Hi
I was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 11 (41 years ago)
I took Phenobarbital and Dilantin for the first 10 years, gradually weaned myself off while being seizure free....

Created By: jsterrito | 2006-04-11 17:52 | 317 Views | 4 Comments

Hello. I have been reading some of your posts, and they are very informative. I have found a few different sites over the past few days and I have found all of them to be very helpful.

...

Created By: CraigV | 2006-04-11 15:14 | 297 Views | 3 Comments

My wife tells me my face/lips turn blue and I stop breathing during a complex partial seizure which scares the heck out of her. Does this happen to anyone else?

CraigV 53 today:-)

Created By: terrij | 2006-04-10 21:54 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

Can anybody tell me how long it takes to get Topamax out of your system? I have been on it for
8 years,I take Lexapro and Ativan all for anxiaty
and high blood pressure.My seizures are...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-04-10 19:00 | 198 Views | 1 Comment

WELL I KEEP THINKING THAT IF I TAKE MY MEDS FOR MY SEIZURES I WON'T HAVE ANYMORE AT ALL. WELL THAT IS LIEING TO MYSELF BECAUSE I'M STILL HAVING SEIZURES. I GUESS I HAVE TO BE PATIENCE BECAUSE I...

Created By: hale23 | 2006-04-10 15:37 | 262 Views | 7 Comments

Does anyone know if depression is a part of having epilepsy? hale23

Created By: honeybear | 2006-04-10 13:48 | 473 Views | 10 Comments

Hi all I hope you are all ok.
I hope some one can help me out here.

Over the last few week I have been noticing that I am hearing things, but it is only the same 2 sounds.
The...

Created By: JScott | 2006-04-10 11:26 | 232 Views | 4 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy a month ago. Still don't know what kind or what the cause is.

I keep getting shocks in my heels, my ankles, my calves, my thighs, and my groin (not in a good...

Created By: Billy Hall | 2006-04-07 21:00 | 218 Views | 4 Comments

About a year ago, I had a seizure while I was at work. My co-workers identified it as a seizure, but my neuro said that it was simply a case of syncope or fainting, since me eeg was normal...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-04-07 13:05 | 189 Views | 2 Comments

I DON'T REMEMBER IF I HAD A SEIZURE LAST NIGHT IN MY SLEEP BUT WHEN I WOKE UP THIS MORNING I HAD A BAD HEADACHE AND I WAS VERY WEAK AND TIRED AND I HAD WET MYSELF. USUALLY I KNOW I'M HAVING A...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-04-05 18:14 | 369 Views | 14 Comments

SOMETIMES ARUA'S CAN BE MORE SCARY THAN A SEIZURE. I HAVE THOSE ALL THE TIME. THE LAST AURA AND SEIZURE I HAD IT HURTED. MY LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE WAS IN SO MUCH PAIN WHEN I WAS HAVING A SEIZURE. I'...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-04-05 04:04 | 297 Views | 8 Comments

Just how much does stress effect your epilepsy?

Created By: zombie68 | 2006-04-04 22:12 | 247 Views | 2 Comments

Many of my friends,co-workers,DOCTORS,etc. have asked me to describe the sensations I feel before(and occaisionally during)a seizure.I am at a loss to effectively describe any of these things to...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-04-04 20:54 | 193 Views | 2 Comments

Is it possible for seizures to mess with your heart while you're having one?

I had another one of my "normal" seizures last night. Same old routine of feeling very dizzy, my stomach gets...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-04-04 08:48 | 223 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone, Joyce here:
Can anyone tell me if I am just over reacting or do I need to be concerned? The last three days I have had an increase of sever headaches which have not responded...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-31 17:52 | 202 Views | 1 Comment

HI EVETYONE I JUST HAVE A QUESTION LAST NIGHT I HAD A SEIZURE AND THIS TIME MY LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE WAS HAVING SO MUCH PAIN WHILE I WAS HAVING THE SEIZURE IT HURTED SO BAD. I HAD TWO SMALL...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-30 19:50 | 267 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, Joyce here:
Sorry i have not been posting lately, I have been in bed the last three days, doing nothing but sleeping, my depression has been very high and I am trying very hard to...

Created By: T mama | 2006-03-30 16:45 | 193 Views | 3 Comments

So I broke down and called my neuro, waiting for a call back. I've waited these three weeks of endless buzz with the idea that if I call I will get more drugs - don't want em. But after today's...

Pages