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: KME7139 | 2017-04-04 13:25 | 4 Comments

I was diagnosed with complex partial seizures as a child. I am now an adult (26 years old, 2 small children of my own) and am currently in the process of having an epilepsy work up again but with...

Created By: aliciadp | 2017-04-03 21:40 | 3 Comments

I've just been diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy. I have been put on keppra twice a day. to tell the truth i'm totally overwhelmed by the situation. i don't know what to do...

Created By: kflannelly | 2017-04-03 09:46 | 2 Comments

I am 18 years old and have had 4 tonic-clonic seizures, almost all exactly 2 years apart. After my 3rd one, they put me on Keppra. A few weeks ago I was out of the country and had my 4th seizure....

Created By: Izzie_ed | 2017-04-02 16:40 | 2 Comments

I am 19 and have had mild idiopathic epilepsy since the age of around 10. Since starting university and throughout college I've had a lot of exposure to marijuana but alway turned it down out...

Created By: Pickle1980 | 2017-04-02 05:42 | 1 Comment

Feel so down today. I had gone eight whole months without a seizure. I kept looking at the epilepsy society website at the people holding up their '1 year' posters, and I thought that...

Created By: markedw45 | 2017-04-01 22:30 | 0 Comments

Hello. My life changed so much August 27th 2014. I was in a car wreck, drunk driver hit my car in the side tore drivers door off my car and I was ejected and almost died. Almost everyday since I...

Created By: sarajessie | 2017-03-31 13:50 | 12 Comments

I am looking for other people who may experience nocturnal seizures. My long term boyfriend (still waiting for that ring!) had his first seizure in February 2016. He went for EEG and CT scan and...

Created By: Scott K. | 2017-03-29 19:56 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I'm Scott, 39 years old. Sorry for the long novel, but I was seeking people who might share in my experiences, and can possibly answer some questions. For those of you who...

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Created By: Briank_58d9eebddebdd | 2017-03-28 01:31 | 1 Comment

Morning team
My namen is Brian and i had this seizures when i was 28 and today i am 40.I didnt understand what is that even if i try to explain to doctor couldnt understan.In 2013 i was...

Created By: Johnt | 2017-03-28 00:41 | 1 Comment

I thought I would share my experience, in case others come for information. I was desperate for this info before I went in!

So I just came out from the intracranial EEG monitoring...

Created By: Kevin from Calgary | 2017-03-25 17:43 | 6 Comments

President Trump pulled his healthcare bill. How will you be personally effected? Are you in favour of one or the other?

Created By: brand62433 | 2017-03-24 21:22 | 1 Comment
Created By: Laurab1989 | 2017-03-23 10:05 | 2 Comments

I hate this so much i started having seizures 2 years ago and was diagnosed with juvenile myclonic epilepsy im now 28. Ive lost my job because of it having to take ill health redundancy.
No...

Created By: CrazyMikey | 2017-03-22 23:33 | 4 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 22 years come this March 25th. I started having seizures when I was 10. My first job was when I was 16 but I was laid off within 2 weeks cause of having just 1 seizure...

Created By: danish07 | 2017-03-22 14:15 | 1 Comment

Hello. I am 27 and I've been suffering from petit mal seizures since I was 12. I take anti-seizure meds and anti anxiety meds as well. Does anyone have advice about these types of seizures....

Created By: djschiro123 | 2017-03-22 13:52 | 1 Comment

So glad this is a thread, my name is Sam and I would like to share my experience. I'm 26 years old and have had more than 20 seizures since 2015. I was only diagnosed with epilepsy 4 years...

Created By: Avevincent | 2017-03-22 13:22 | 2 Comments

My epilepsy is starting to scare me. I was diagnosed with epilepsy about 12 years ago, when I was 8. At the time I was about 17 I was told I was epilepsy free and I could stop taking my medication...

Created By: jill1129 | 2017-03-21 15:39 | 0 Comments

Has this ever happened to anyone else? I've had epilepsy since I was 15 & I've almost always had what I call auras before hand. Auras are subtle hints that I'll be having...

Created By: Rwight26 | 2017-03-20 20:51 | 0 Comments

Hi

I'm a 26 year old guy who has taken Epilim 500 since i was 13 years old. I've never really had any side effects before but all of a sudden I've started suffering from...

Created By: Jadek88 | 2017-03-19 16:19 | 3 Comments

My husband was diagnosed 3 years ago and his never been under control. His tried various medications which have worked for short periods of time. His moods and his tiredness is becoming...

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