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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: 91clare59 | 2015-04-09 11:04 | 184 Views | 0 Comments

Just curious about other's who have these types of seizures for mine are in that area.  Was it difficult to diagnoise? What are your symptoms? 

Created By: 91clare59 | 2015-04-09 10:57 | 180 Views | 1 Comment

I find this journey to be very frustrating and irritating.  My seizures occur in my left temporal lobe where I was kicked during soccer.  My symptoms are clearly  a nonconvulsive seizure.  I know...

Created By: Broyston | 2015-04-09 03:55 | 265 Views | 4 Comments

Well, first let me start out my telling my back story. I'm 19 years old, going to college for surgical tech and I'm just finishing up my 2nd year of college. I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 3rd...

Created By: jimmieD | 2015-04-09 00:32 | 181 Views | 2 Comments

How's it going, I got 1 more test to finish until I can hopefully be good to go for surgery at UC san diego An was wondering if anybody has had any sort of mesial right temporal lobe surgery,...

Created By: specialneeds | 2015-04-08 22:47 | 179 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

~~I recently had a tonic-colic seizure following myoclonic seizures I had that day. I was scheduled that day to work, but had to leave even before the start of my shift because of my...

Created By: kim.albensi@gmail.com | 2015-04-08 17:00 | 204 Views | 5 Comments

Hi!

I apologize to seem so uneducated here.  I'm trying to learn and understand all the new terminology that I guess is now a part of my new life.  2 months ago I had my first siezure (...

Created By: MDoe8 | 2015-04-08 11:34 | 205 Views | 0 Comments

Just thought about this yesterday that made me chuckle a bit.  We've all been in the situation where we are feeling a little "off" so we do little things just in the case something bad happens. ...

Created By: Nicolexmarie | 2015-04-07 19:26 | 194 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone :)

I am Nicole :)

I am new to this..was at work one day and had a tonic clonic (?) seizure and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and kept there for four days..I...

Created By: nightfighter | 2015-04-07 16:27 | 194 Views | 1 Comment

Not many people like to wear a Med. Alert but some of us have realized the value of these items. I wear mine daily and also keep a  laminated med alert card in my wallet. I...

Created By: cpc303 | 2015-04-06 16:07 | 164 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 24 year old and I had my first seizure about two years ago. We haven't found the best treatment plan yet, but I dont know how much longer I can take. Everytime I we readjust my medication I...

Created By: pyro1979 | 2015-04-06 12:57 | 310 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone.  Joe, Jazz (since you two are typically helpful) and anyone else.  Just got back from the epilepsy doctor, and he thinks that the head sensations that I have tried to describe is...

Created By: lijiixn3216 | 2015-04-04 22:46 | 271 Views | 3 Comments

My husband had his first grand mal seizure about three months ago, and the second one 3 weeks after.   I posted his situation before:   ...

Created By: Riak | 2015-04-03 17:16 | 171 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone,

       I have had 7 seisures in my life on an averege of one a year, they are food allergies, I had one first in 2007 and my last seizure was on Jan 2nd 2014, until today, I...

Created By: MyBeautifulMom | 2015-04-03 14:47 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, my 88 year old Mom's seizure trigger appears to be her bowels. Getting her on the pot every day instead of every other day has made a big difference, but it is still a dicey situation. Any...

Created By: casey kasem | 2015-04-03 09:29 | 389 Views | 2 Comments

My simple partial seizures are changing and getting a little worse. Do I need to contact my doctor, or should I just talk to him at my next appointment in several months? Thank you.

Created By: a.j.martinez | 2015-04-02 13:53 | 216 Views | 1 Comment

I've had nocturnal epilepsy since I was 7 years old. I'm nearly 24 years old now and until I was about 18 I was taking a lot of medication. I was taking 1500mg of Epilim and 150 mg of Lamotragine...

Created By: pneill | 2015-04-02 10:44 | 155 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone ever experienced seizures exactly at a certain time, morning and night, after taking Trileptal? My son has one exactly 3 hours after his morning and nighttime dose. I know there has to...

Created By: Grob | 2015-04-01 10:54 | 274 Views | 2 Comments

I am 50 and had my first seizure. My wife and I were shopping and I started to feel a little dizzy and the next thing I remember was waking up in the back of an ambulance outside the store. My...

Created By: shan12stones@charter.net | 2015-04-01 01:16 | 273 Views | 1 Comment

hi i have no real friends these days.i was friends with a few people from the epilepsy foundation near me.but the only thing we had in common is that we have epilepsy.plus some of the people...

Created By: nd2sng | 2015-03-31 19:52 | 220 Views | 0 Comments

Hey all,

How do you all manage a household in those first months of adjusting to medication? I am back on my medication after nearly 3 years off of it and really struggling with adjusting...

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