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: peroxideboogie | 2006-12-09 16:40 | 5 Comments

Ted and I met almost 2 years ago through a mutual friend. In 2005, Ted only had 3 seizures. This year, he went almost 5 months without one and then one every two months, then one in November and...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2006-12-08 21:52 | 0 Comments

no job no calls from employers and i am extremly depressed . There seems to be nothing ggod happening on employment front . Just when i think i hit bottom things get even worse.

Created By: Am | 2006-12-07 10:45 | 1 Comment

Hello I am new here and wondered if any of you could give me some advice.

I am 27 and was diagnosed with Epilepsy (LT lobe) when I was 14. they started as Petit Mal seizures and worsened as...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-07 05:29 | 10 Comments

Reported in the journal Nature Neuroscience:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/10/061015213606.htm

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Created By: wendy girl | 2006-12-06 23:42 | 5 Comments

Hi everyone. I was diagnosed this august with epilepsy. I had thought I had only 3 seizures in a years time period when I finally went in to the dr. My eeg came back abnormal and I was...

Created By: james65 | 2006-12-06 23:36 | 4 Comments

I have recently been having seizures that have seemed to be initiated by excercise. Especially cardio, like running on the treadmill. Its too bad because excercise is something that I like to use...

Created By: craigory8 | 2006-12-06 15:34 | 9 Comments

Hello everyone:

I am new to this but am wondering if anyone out there is experience the same thing as myself. I was diagnosed with eplipsy last year. I am 32 now. I feel very badly for...

Created By: quirky | 2006-12-05 08:16 | 5 Comments

Hi

I was just wondering if anyone out there ever experiences dreaming of having a grand mal seizure or the start of having a grand mal seizure,and possibly wake up from it and find it is...

Created By: Gilzy | 2006-12-04 20:17 | 6 Comments

i had my first seizure (or at least that we know of) about a month ago. It was at night. I've had seizures since then, but only at night! i saw my neurologist today and got put on meds (keppra)...

Created By: cody | 2006-12-02 13:41 | 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: borgmanjayce | 2006-12-02 04:50 | 1 Comment

Back in July this year I applied for Disability Living Allowance from the Department for Works and Pensions in the UK as I was told that I could claim this benefit due to me suffering from...

Created By: catinhat95 | 2006-12-01 20:29 | 2 Comments

My husband woke up in the middle of the night in April with stroke like symptoms and things have not been the same! He has suffered from rapid heartbeats for years but that night was the worst....

Created By: Looking4AwayOut | 2006-12-01 04:43 | 7 Comments

Hi everyone. My name is Allison. For the past 3 years now, I've had pseudo seizures. They haven't been really bad up until this last month.
I started having them at the age of 17 (almost 18...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-11-30 08:56 | 2 Comments

so I woke up this morning and I'm standing there washing last night's dishes and all of a sudden I get these goosebumps only on the left side of my scalp. I wasn't cold/shivering etc, and I didn'...

Created By: nyadi | 2006-11-30 03:25 | 2 Comments

hey my name is purity i have been epileptic for the past 17years i have learnt to live with it.but what bothers me is that every time i get an attack which is always at night my mum comes by my...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-11-29 21:34 | 1 Comment

how long before the results from my AEEG come in? I returned the equipment 13 November. (Becc, I know you just finished your VEEG~I'm sure you want the results of yours as well) is it like 4 -5...

Created By: hmselby2 | 2006-11-29 13:37 | 18 Comments

Hi, I was only recently diagnosed with epilepsy, and upon the suggestion of a friend who also has it I have been trying to document different things that could be my "triggers" for seizures and...

Created By: Peaches78 | 2006-11-29 00:26 | 4 Comments

Ok I've been having symptoms of simple partial and complex partial seizures since around May of 2005. At first I thought it was a panic attack or just stress even though I have a degree in...

Created By: suebear | 2006-11-28 21:34 | 4 Comments

Has anyone ever dealt with a tech who just doesn't get what the real deal is? I mean when you have requested a pain reliever and they haven't gone through with it, how do you deal with it? I'm...

Created By: suebear | 2006-11-28 20:12 | 1 Comment

I'm planning on moving forward with PT due to a major back injury. What I'd like to know is there anyone here who's been through a similar situation and what type of tips can you give me? I'm...

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