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: asunbeam | 2006-11-05 08:49 | 333 Views | 6 Comments

With some of my seizures i seem to smile afterwards as my husband is asking me questions is that a normal response? I usually don't remember much of it I ususally do remember him asking me the...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-05 04:39 | 236 Views | 8 Comments

In the last few days I have seen a funny side of E, and I have never thought any of it was funny!!!

We were driving in my boyfriends car. He asked me to look at the CD player and tell him...

Created By: powerofprayer | 2006-11-05 00:42 | 203 Views | 2 Comments

Hello Everyone,

I am a new member about 1 week and a day according to my member information :) I find this site very educational and helpful. I know that Epilepsy becomes a big part of our...

Created By: CozyKitten1964 | 2006-11-04 14:05 | 235 Views | 3 Comments

I have noiticed that sometimes i wake up I wake up and i have drooled all over my pillow most of the time it is just a short nap . I know i have been under a lot of stress loosing my boyfriend a...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-11-04 12:40 | 246 Views | 4 Comments

I feel like I post too much on here also. I just received an email from a friend. He has a book with what the authors call "Nutritional Healing." In this book one of the things they mention is...

Created By: Wallygirl | 2006-11-03 21:42 | 5222 Views | 16 Comments

Hello everyone,

I am new here & really need some help understanding this all from someone who "gets" it...had my first seizure 1 month ago & now: the world is one big bottle of...

Created By: jenlb22 | 2006-11-03 21:10 | 361 Views | 5 Comments

Hi, I am new to this. i started haveing sz when i was 16, and i am now 23, I only have grand mal, i have been on 8 diferent kinds if meds i am on lamictal and topamax, but my question is my hair...

Created By: hmselby2 | 2006-11-03 13:07 | 1598 Views | 10 Comments

Hi,
I have been trying to learn more about the myoclonic seizures that I have been having. It took me a while to figure out what they were, especially since my doctor is always trying to...

Created By: cody | 2006-11-03 05:34 | 239 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, my name is Cody. I'm a 41 year old male who's been recently diagnosed with 'Right front temperal lobe epilepsy'.
I've had epilepsy since the age of 10 but only 3 Grand Mals during my...

Created By: coopernicus | 2006-11-02 20:45 | 179 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone else experience light headedness when you are thirsty or have a full bladder? I experience this all the time. It goes away after drinking, etc...

Created By: hmselby2 | 2006-11-01 10:32 | 6316 Views | 12 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I just discovered this site the other day. I am hoping it will be a good forum for information and support. I am 33 years old and was diagnosed with seizure disorder last June...

Created By: andy m | 2006-10-31 19:44 | 8672 Views | 7 Comments

During my check-up at the dentist yesterday, she commented again that while my teeth were OK that I was obviously grinding them whilst sleeping and did I know that there was a connection between...

Created By: atlantian2004 | 2006-10-31 19:40 | 283 Views | 4 Comments

Is anyone familiar with it? I was just prescribed it but no real information is available. Looking for side efects and etc?

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-10-31 14:43 | 207 Views | 2 Comments

I know the whole mental fog thing is relatively common. I've been around here long enough to be able to read things and go "Oh gosh, do I ever know how that feels!" ;)

I guess what I'm...

Created By: MightyMonkey | 2006-10-31 12:31 | 550 Views | 0 Comments

Does anybody have these symptoms with their night seizures? As I am in the process of falling asleep or as I am waking up I get what feels like a lightning bolt about 4 inches above my left ear,...

Created By: fergyscoop | 2006-10-31 11:34 | 295 Views | 9 Comments

Is it true that everytime we have a seizure we lose part of our memory? I'm 24 and I forget things from the past like a few years ago. I know it's not definetly "old age". LOL my mom gets mad...

Created By: westerday | 2006-10-30 21:54 | 419 Views | 10 Comments

yes i know i post too much but everyone that i know who has seizures is happily married or taken care of by extended family and the like etc etc, and i am just me. i have literally lost roommates...

Created By: westerday | 2006-10-30 20:41 | 687 Views | 7 Comments

ive been on dilantin and my neurologist just put me on topamax. i am rejoicing because i hate the side effects of dilantin and the fact that all my labwork never shows that i have enough in my...

Created By: liliansabina | 2006-10-30 18:54 | 247 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there,

I'm writing to find out if there's anyone else out there "like me". I was diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy at 20, d/t a generalized tonic clonic seizure/loss of consciousness...

Created By: dvweez | 2006-10-30 13:07 | 342 Views | 8 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I am new to this site. I am looking for a place to find some hope that life will get "better" that I can return to the independent, happy, women I used to be. I went in to the...

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