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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: jmhoefen@gmail.com | 2015-02-27 07:44 | 50 Views | 0 Comments

Good friends,

Ive been bothered by myoclonus since October.Mine started suddenly mostly with shoulder shrugs and arm jerks.Later I seemed to go into a sudden spasm while walking mostly...

Created By: lijiixn3216 | 2015-02-26 23:43 | 122 Views | 2 Comments

My husband had his first seizure in life about a month ago, and soon a following up 2nd one after 2 weeks.  Both episodes happened during sleep and were grand mal. He bit his tongue, rolled eyes...

Created By: mellowlemonade@gmail.com | 2015-02-26 22:21 | 56 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, 

I have been diagnosed with epilepsy since I was 16. I had "issues" with lights when I was much younger, but no seizures. I do have a family history of epilepsy. About four years ago...

Created By: birdie712 | 2015-02-24 19:18 | 152 Views | 2 Comments

Just like the title says, where do you work? I'm a teacher by profession, but had to leave that 2 years ago after being told I was a danger to my students.I haven't been able to get another...

Created By: rckstr84@hotmail.com | 2015-02-23 21:21 | 201 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, I'm 30.  I have grand mal and simple partial seizures.  I have had them for the last 8 years.  In the last few months my seizures have gotten worse.  They switched me to keppra.  Now my...

Created By: Smilemily | 2015-02-23 20:21 | 136 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

I have been diagnosed with a seizure disorder for a little over two years. I have generalized tonic clonic, complex partial, simple partial, and absence. Today I had to get an EEG...

Created By: cfield80@gmail.com | 2015-02-22 19:56 | 110 Views | 1 Comment

I have TLE and had a series of seizure clusters yesterday. I have simple partial, but have had complex partial in the past - before medication. I napped in the afternoon to try to break up the...

Created By: kayjay | 2015-02-21 17:54 | 122 Views | 1 Comment

So today i got a letter through stating that my mri found Incomplete inversion of the left hippocampus,can anyone enlighten me?
Iv had complex partials since being 11 and i recently (before...

Created By: stavroula | 2015-02-20 21:38 | 184 Views | 4 Comments

I have had epilepsy since i was 13 and growing up people including relatives would say 'You will never find  anyone no one will want you in their lives with this disorder'. When i finally started...

Created By: tahtahs23@gmail.com | 2015-02-18 18:06 | 199 Views | 1 Comment

Ok, I dont know how many of you have been asked silly questions about epilepsy but I had a man ask me if he could catch seizures through sex. Has anyone else been plagued with ridiculous questions...

Created By: TitaniumJawz | 2015-02-18 15:48 | 173 Views | 1 Comment

I'm new to this website.  I'm new to writing on forums.  I always just read them.  But as I looked through the forums and responses throughout this website one thing became very interesting: we...

Created By: Steven1 | 2015-02-18 11:47 | 73 Views | 1 Comment

~~Hi have a company that supplies and installs fire detection equipment. Could anybody assist with the following. At all fire exits it is law is south Africa to install a red flashing light for...

Created By: check.megan1@gmail.com | 2015-02-18 10:47 | 93 Views | 1 Comment

I don't have epilepsy. I have porphyria and seizures, absence seizures. I was going to take a class to be an emergency response dispatcher. I think it would be a good job because I could work...

Created By: Tamara1green | 2015-02-17 06:45 | 177 Views | 1 Comment

This is a very long winded post and there is no way to say any of this without sounding full of self pity so I'll just state right off that I'm not. I'm merely writing out a full list of health...

Created By: jbacon5324 | 2015-02-16 07:51 | 104 Views | 1 Comment

My name is Jeff and I am a single father with epilepsy that is not being controlled by medicine yet. I have no sense on when they are coming to I would like to know if a service dog will help me...

Created By: Tre | 2015-02-15 20:30 | 145 Views | 8 Comments

can anyone tell me what is going on? first it starts like this, i stay up late (lack of sleep) then shortly after falling asleep i wake up unable to move or speak i try to yell for help but...

Created By: chad.mundt@gmail.com | 2015-02-15 18:18 | 115 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, Y'all

My name is Chad, I have right temporal lobe epilepsy and I will be having a temporal lobectomy in a few days at Thomas Jefferson in Philadephia, PA.  I'm originally from around...

Created By: Malcolm | 2015-02-14 13:00 | 121 Views | 1 Comment

I had adolescent-onset TLE for many years, eventually med-controlled. Later in life I gave up smoking, but found myself raiding the fridge endlessly so I took up running. Within a year I was...

Created By: jessf_gurl69101@yahoo.com | 2015-02-13 17:06 | 209 Views | 3 Comments

I was diagnosed with Myoclonic Epilepsy a year ago and I cant seem to get my husband on the same page as me. When I had my Grand Mal last February he claimed afterwards that it was from "falling...

Created By: futurestar79@hotmail.co.uk | 2015-02-13 10:01 | 105 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I'm Lois, I'm 35, have two small kids, and have been referred to a neurologist for tests to see if I have epilepsy. I'm confused about my symptoms and whether they are classic symptoms,...

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