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: Eaglecatlover | 2006-11-19 20:32 | 1 Comment

I have been dating a man now for almost a month, and he has told me that he has epilepsy. I know the basic information about epilepsy and all the precautions and safety measures to take, but I...

Created By: elsea | 2006-11-19 15:56 | 8 Comments

My doctor thinks I probably have simple partial. As I was driving home last night I had the radio on and all of a sudden the radio seemed louder and all the lights - traffic lights, car lights...

Created By: suebear | 2006-11-17 16:11 | 2 Comments

A little giggle at my own issues I'm sure but I have to use humor to handle my frustrations; only way I can tolerate it. Anyway. Here it is near turkey day and we're supposed to be in fairly good...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-11-17 13:17 | 9 Comments

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That didn't take very long. My neurologist has given up on me. He is sending me back to my jerkoff of a family doctor.

Either I don't have a seizure disroder, or I don't have...

Created By: Mary G. | 2006-11-17 08:00 | 3 Comments

I just went to my Dr.(neuro) yesterday and he told me that I had Myoclonic Sz's, I'm due to have an EEG on Monday. What should I expect. I'm scared!!! I've had these jerks all of my life and now...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-11-16 16:20 | 3 Comments

Could someone please list the cumulative effects of poorly controlled OR uncontrolled seizures. I have heard everything from permanent changes to personality, memory loss, evolution from partial...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-11-16 06:59 | 17 Comments

How long from the time you were diagnosed to the time you found a medication or cocktail or whatever, that worked for you and controlled your seizures? If ever?

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-11-15 09:15 | 2 Comments

Does anyone have times when the seizures act up and then die down a bit? Had a ton in September, one early October, and nothing since...

Feel like I'm crazy...

Sam

Created By: MousePotato242 | 2006-11-14 04:29 | 9 Comments

What can ever be done to get local officials to understand that, in the case of a seizure, no rush to the hospital is necesary unless it has caused a severe injury or has become status...

Created By: coopernicus | 2006-11-14 01:12 | 1 Comment

I've often wondered if I am adding insult to injury by dying my hair every 5-6 weeks. I've read that there are concerns about links between certain cancers of the blood and dark hair dyes. Has...

Created By: Chich | 2006-11-13 06:58 | 9 Comments

Some people, apparently, can divert the onset of a seizure by stimulating the brain in other ways. They, so to speak, slap themselves out of it.

Has anyone discovered a trick that works...

Created By: Pooh40 | 2006-11-12 20:52 | 0 Comments

My apologies,I just realized I should have read some of the earlier posts on seizures caused by activity. Good thing I told you I'm new here, LOL.
Now that I've read through some of your...

Created By: Pooh40 | 2006-11-12 20:27 | 3 Comments

Hello - I'm new here, the mother of a 42 year old son (Mark), with epilepsy. I have noticed that if he does around 15 minutes of any type of work, strenuous or not, he will have a seizure -...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-11-11 20:52 | 10 Comments

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Created By: fzMousie | 2006-11-10 13:22 | 0 Comments

I know the only way I can find this out for sure is to have one while having an EEG.

It starts with the feeling that I'm going to sneeze. It creeps up the back of my head. Then my whole...

Created By: Cassie_W | 2006-11-07 16:44 | 3 Comments

I've had the diag. of TLE with SPsz's from the get go. I was put on 1000 mg of Keppra daily Dec, 04. In the beginning (before meds) I had small jerking sessions that happened in rapid succession...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-07 07:22 | 10 Comments

Ok, so I woke up on Friday morning and I felt FANTASTIC. I have remained this was since then. What on earth is going on? How can I be so so sick for days, weeks, months .. and then wake up and its...

Created By: NinjaJosie | 2006-11-07 06:33 | 2 Comments

Hey everyone, how are you all?
My name is Josie and I have complex partial and simple partial seizures. I'm not sure if this might be a coincidence or not but I have noticed that the past...

Created By: kevinmo99 | 2006-11-06 16:48 | 3 Comments

I am not doing very good emotional wise. lost my job in august and have not had much success finding a new one . I do not want to be around my self let alone my wife and son. Nothing seems to be...

Created By: MThorn | 2006-11-06 14:46 | 8 Comments

Just found this website. I've been goggling like crazy since I was diagnosed with a brain lesion. Had my first seizure 2 weeks ago at work. Knew I was in trouble. Mine are more like a skipped...

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