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: 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...

Created By: seizurevictim | 2016-09-19 21:07 | 3 Comments

I HATE having seizures! I had a grand mahl when I was 5 then it went away. They came back when I was 10. I had another grand mahl(or 2) but in the end they turned into partial complex seizures. I...

Created By: Matt1426 | 2016-09-19 02:41 | 1 Comment

So I have had epilepsy since I was 10 years old had my first seizure in 2004 and my second in 2005, When I had my first two seizures it was established that my seizures were sleep related since at...

Created By: gustavowoltmann | 2016-09-18 10:27 | 2 Comments

We have a neighbor who has no companion in their house during daytime (because his family goes to work), the family advised us to look after him. They even told me that if ever he suffers an...

Created By: josh95 | 2016-09-17 17:25 | 1 Comment

After I moved to another country to study I haven't tell anyone I have epilepsy, I had only one seizure in my life when I was 4 and since then it's all controlled by the medication so...

Created By: sabby04 | 2016-09-16 20:28 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone,

My partner suffers from the occasional nocturnal grand mal. He's had it since he was a kid after a brain injury.

We're now starting to talk about having kids...

Created By: ololo3 | 2016-09-16 16:36 | 1 Comment

I've beem having grand mal seizures for about 8 years now, but last year I started having occasional post-seizure incidents at night. What usually happened was I'd go to bed, then the...

Created By: ProjectUPLIFT | 2016-09-16 15:02 | 0 Comments

This study is being conducted by Morehouse School of Medicine and Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. Volunteers are needed to participate in Project UPLIFT, an 8-session group...

Created By: crosbyellie | 2016-09-16 01:30 | 1 Comment

Hi there, first time posting on here so I'm hoping for some help! I'm 22 and was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy when I was 18, it's genetic. Since I was diagnosed I have...

Created By: jstates | 2016-09-15 13:56 | 1 Comment

hello, my name is jacob, i have random muscle twitches/spasms in my legs, face, arms and sometimes have severe outbreaks of intense "shaking" maybe a conscious seizure? i have had 2...

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2016-09-15 12:16 | 0 Comments

Hello Everybody

My daughter is having seizures after dinner like clock work now. Her Blood sugar levels seem OK, any ideas ?

Thank you in advance

Regards
Karbhari

Created By: BrandyG32 | 2016-09-14 00:00 | 1 Comment

I had a really bad seizure last month I was at my aunt & uncle visiting we was playing monopoly and all i remember was going to the bathroom and that's it .I woke up in the emergency...

Created By: Trista | 2016-09-12 13:33 | 0 Comments

Hi! I've lived with Epilepsy for close to 30 years. Started having seizures in high school out of the blue. Took a few years and several different meds to find what controls, but eventually...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-09-12 10:39 | 1 Comment

Not sure if this is the right place to post this.. Just wondering if this has ever happened to anyone before. This has never happened before until I started taking topomax so I'm not sure if...

Created By: sfb | 2016-09-11 05:22 | 1 Comment

Hi-
it's my first time posting here because I've always been able to figure things out on my own since being diagnosed with epilepsy about 5 years ago. I've been stable and...

Created By: erinnwhoaxo | 2016-09-10 09:42 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum. My name is Erin. I'm 28 and I have JME. I was diagnosed about a month ago. Long story short, I knew I've had JME for a long time but didn'...

Created By: geschko | 2016-09-08 17:48 | 1 Comment

Hi. I am new here, and registered because I actually never talked with anyone who has epilepsy. I am 33 and had my first seizure 3 years ago (grand mal). I think I am lucky, as I've had...

Created By: AxiaRoberts | 2016-09-08 14:14 | 1 Comment

Hey y'all.
Last Tuesday I had my first ever seizure. It happened in the middle of the night; I woke up to go to the bathroom and the next thing I knew I was in my bedroom but I had no...

Created By: Bryan15 | 2016-09-01 14:19 | 1 Comment

I was born with epilepsy but wasn't diagnosed until 2012. I tried to hide it from my wife. She found me in the bathroom holding on the counter. My face was pale my eyes were dilated I couldn...

Created By: Hafdis | 2016-09-01 12:21 | 0 Comments

Hi there
I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2006 when I was 17. I had grand-mal seizures as well as juvenile myoclonic twitches. I went on Depakode, and had 8 more seizures. Then added...

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