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: Alex88 | 2016-10-09 12:34 | 1 Comment

Hi, does anyone know what this could have been? I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 22 and am now days away from turning 28. I was recently at a friend's house in his garage and we were...

Created By: mlh | 2016-10-09 09:24 | 1 Comment

Back in 2009 I had a few nocturnal seizures (probably grand mal) were I bit my tongue, wet the bed and fell out of the bed. Only a few months laster, during a seizure at day-time was I taken to...

Created By: bka1212 | 2016-10-08 10:57 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone
I am new here. I hope I am posting this in the right place.
Last week I came down with a really bad cold virus and my partial seizures (usually about 5-10 /week at night)...

Created By: Acly28 | 2016-10-07 19:45 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone, it has been a while since my last post, this actually makes my second post total. Just an update on how I have been and how I have been dealing with Epilepsy these past few months...

Created By: AngelHorseMom | 2016-10-07 12:03 | 0 Comments

I know for many of us epilepsy is only part of our health problems. For me I have endometriosis and Crohn's disease as well as epilepsy.
I've noticed an increase in my pain levels...

Created By: Heylena | 2016-10-06 00:36 | 1 Comment

Back story: I am a 26-year-old woman and I have had these "attacks" all my life since I was 10 (when I started noticing it more and it was becoming more apparent that something was not...

Created By: tebela | 2016-10-05 14:35 | 1 Comment

I sustained a traumatic brain injury in 2014, a subdural hematoma and an epidural hematoma that had to be treated by an emergency craniotomy. I had a seizure when I hit my head, was put on...

Created By: PettaCottontaiL | 2016-10-04 22:55 | 0 Comments

hi am wanting to travel in few months what advice can y'all give me good or bad about traveling what to be cautious with what are you all experiences thank you in advance

Created By: Jlmcright | 2016-10-03 17:07 | 1 Comment

I wanted to get another opinion about my seizures. Just a little background. I have had complex partial where I would lose conscious. Now the "spells or seizures" only last a few...

Created By: asdespain | 2016-10-03 10:25 | 0 Comments

It was horrifying. I had no pulse and was given epinephrine. I'm having a hard time coping with this.

Created By: Geary42 | 2016-10-02 21:39 | 0 Comments

I have had a seizure before, but I did not feel the same symptoms this time. I usually feel like my brain is itching and I'm a little neurotic. I did have something happen, that I know people...

Created By: Newtokeppra | 2016-09-30 18:07 | 2 Comments

Hi- I'm 34 and had my first grand mal seizure last January. After an EEG determined I had epilepsy, I started taking 1000mg of keppra. I was super emotional and depressed at first and my...

Created By: Majoka | 2016-09-30 11:41 | 0 Comments

Is it possible to be epileptic even if all the tests don't show it (e.g EEG)? My sister fainted 3 times over the course of 3 years with the last two being within 2 months. We went to 2...

Created By: trured | 2016-09-26 15:23 | 0 Comments

Hey guys,
I have been having hot flashes for a few months now. Do you think that could be from the medicine?

Created By: UnSpokenAngel | 2016-09-25 12:01 | 1 Comment

Doc put me on Lamictal a few months ago and we had upped it in August to 250mg. Since we upped it, it was great for a few weeks, no seizures or anything-only bad thing was short term memory was...

Created By: AngelHorseMom | 2016-09-24 21:10 | 0 Comments

What happens to you after the seizure? Lately my after seizure or post ictal has been awful. I have temporal lobe epilepsy I have Myoclonic seizures as part of my aura and complex partial seizures...

Created By: Luminescence | 2016-09-24 07:21 | 2 Comments

Am I the only one here that seems to have trouble with friendships? I have had epilepsy for roughly 15 years, but they have been well controlled and I have not had one in 6-7 years. I have been...

Created By: cdaniels | 2016-09-23 14:52 | 0 Comments

Hello!
I am a second year industrial design student, and for my studio this year we are designing helmets. I've decided to look into redesigning drop seizure helmets for those who...

Created By: Nutterzxox | 2016-09-22 23:51 | 4 Comments

Hi everyone!

My name is Lauren, I am a twenty six year old female from the merry old land of Oz and am also a complete newbie to this forum! Therefore I am not sure if I am posting in the...

Created By: klroman22 | 2016-09-21 10:50 | 1 Comment

I had my second seizure about a month and a half ago. My doctors don't know what caused it because I don't have epilepsy and my CAT scan and MRI were normal. Since my seizure I have felt...

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