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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: Sue Anne | 2006-05-30 15:34 | 241 Views | 1 Comment

Well summer is here, and that means, amusement parks, sun, and heat. I say these 3 things because they are all of which could be triggers for a siezure. I myself don't really go to amusement parks...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-05-30 11:54 | 247 Views | 1 Comment

Hey. I'm not sure if I have already asked about this or not, (you all know how memory problems are). I think I also posted this on the womens forum. I have tonic clonic seizures normally at night...

Created By: juperee | 2006-05-29 18:25 | 7711 Views | 8 Comments

Hi, folks.
I've read that a ringing in the ears or other auditory sensations can be simple partial seizures.

I sometimes get (and typically earlier in the day before a more noticable...

Created By: what-was-the-question | 2006-05-28 16:05 | 306 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone changed medds to depokote?

Created By: ttammy | 2006-05-27 20:33 | 283 Views | 5 Comments

I went into a store and went on my back like a pancake. This has never happened before and was I scared. Has this happened to anyone else. Still trying to figure out what happened. No triping...

Created By: nomoreseizures | 2006-05-27 14:06 | 165 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,

My name is Christian and I am searching for all New Yorkers that have E and still like to go out, unfortunately, this is not a condition where I can go among the people in...

Created By: frankisheri | 2006-05-26 15:16 | 184 Views | 1 Comment

My first seizure that i know of was four days after my 18th birthday (2004) and luckily i decided to go somewhere else with some friends. All I remember is driving my car and it started to over...

Created By: ritab2002 | 2006-05-26 12:06 | 627 Views | 21 Comments

Hi All,
Since being diagnosed with TLE, 1yr ago after a GMal, I have had what I now know as Complex Partial seizures for the past 2-3 yrs. For a long time I just thought I was having major...

Created By: SaraMarea | 2006-05-24 13:35 | 465 Views | 22 Comments

I know this topic is mentioned often, but again I feel like I need advice.
I had a grand mal seizure at work last week. It really freaked people out, even though I work for a university...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-05-24 10:00 | 298 Views | 16 Comments

Does anyone else have a hard time dealing with strong emotions?

I have difficulty with anger. Specifically, if something makes me very very angry, I literally black out. My vision goes...

Created By: spiz | 2006-05-23 22:15 | 457 Views | 18 Comments

I had a seizure early this afternoon that was a new one for me. It was so odd and I was aware all the way through it. I felt weird but alert.

It felt like all the joints in my body locked...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-05-23 22:09 | 940 Views | 2 Comments

I wish I could bump this to the adult forum - but don't know how. However, I've resurrected a thread I love, have printed out as it grew, with inspirational, sometimes funny quotes contributed by...

Created By: heidi | 2006-05-23 13:30 | 9732 Views | 48 Comments

Hello, I am new to the forum. I have been having symptoms which lead my neurologist to believe I'm having simple and complex partial seizures; he has tentatively diagnosed me with TLE and I've...

Created By: jennamay | 2006-05-22 12:18 | 202 Views | 3 Comments

Good Afternoon Everyone!

For those of you who don't know me I am Senior Editor of Epilepsy.com and have been for over 2 years now. I am writing because I want to let you all know that as of...

Created By: charlieblenner | 2006-05-22 05:47 | 228 Views | 2 Comments

I posted a long thread on Friday - which explained the whole background behing my seizure - but it's probably a bit long winded.

So I thought I'd cut to the chase and tell about what I...

Created By: aquila316 | 2006-05-21 08:20 | 1662 Views | 7 Comments

Ok, I got into a conversation the other day with someone on the topic of juvenile epilepsy. Someone was reassuring a parent that indeed, 80 percent of children diagnosed with E will outgrow it by...

Created By: ttammy | 2006-05-20 12:19 | 310 Views | 2 Comments

don't know if this has anything with having seizures but every so I have problems with my ankles anyone else have problems unless it is not related with E.

Created By: FanFare2 | 2006-05-19 22:42 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I am new here. I dont have E but I was just reading your posts. I wasent sure how or if I should reply. Anyway I have had similar Issues with my Turners syndrome. I seem to think more clear...

Created By: Ghebre | 2006-05-19 14:05 | 192 Views | 0 Comments

For me the unpredictability & loose of control, being taken hostage by Epileptic seizures has totaly changed the ordinary life-style that we have been living for a long time.
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Created By: charlieblenner | 2006-05-19 10:16 | 176 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am Charlie from England - I am a 29-year-old guy. I was trying to find out what other people experience before and after a grad mal seizure. I decided to share my experience as it...

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