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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: futurestar79@hotmail.co.uk | 2015-02-13 10:01 | 109 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,...

Created By: Eternal_Howl | 2015-02-11 23:54 | 130 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I haven't posted for a while, but I'm 37 and have had epilepsy since 8-years-old.

My seizures are fully controlled with clonazepam. I took other meds when I was younger, but...

Created By: culprit15 | 2015-02-11 13:36 | 99 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I've had epilepsy (temporal lobe) for over ten years now and it is fairly well controlled.  I've had more seizures lately as I've just moved to a new country (the UK), and I've had more...

Created By: Jdonnals82 | 2015-02-11 00:43 | 272 Views | 4 Comments

I am very new to all of this as I was just diagnosed three weeks ago, and I am still a bit overwhelmed. I thought I might present some of my concerns here as I do not seem to be getting a lot of...

Created By: lthomas5120@yahoo.com | 2015-02-09 21:58 | 189 Views | 10 Comments

Hello everyone. My 17 year old has epilepsy and I'm concerned that she would have seizures in her sleep. She has her own room and sleeps alone. Does anyone have any suggestions besides me getting...

Created By: mateeen2008@gmail.com | 2015-02-09 07:12 | 84 Views | 0 Comments

My 6 months old child is diagnosed with migrating partial seizures, does anyone know what is the best treatment for this?.

Created By: KaterinaSernowski | 2015-02-07 21:35 | 188 Views | 2 Comments

Hi!

My first grand mal seizure was 7.5 years ago, motor vehicle accident. I spent a few years recovering. I've had re-occurring seizures since. No grand mals, just auras, blanking out. I...

Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-07 18:59 | 301 Views | 5 Comments

I had a seizure over a week ago by myself.  It was on Jan 26th.  I have been to the doctor and they don't even freaking know what to do.  And this is making me so depressed that I REFUSE to live...

Created By: brdietrich | 2015-02-06 18:32 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

What side effects are common with tegretol?  How is it eliminated and what is its half life?

 

Many thanks

Created By: cdunk1 | 2015-02-06 15:32 | 169 Views | 1 Comment

A little background: I was diagnosed with idiopathic generalized tonic-clonic seizures when I was 13. I'm now 27 and have been seizure free for over 2 1/2 years thanks to the combination of...

Created By: lee in tn | 2015-02-05 22:16 | 432 Views | 7 Comments

Hello to everyone who is fighting siezures, the hurt and pain they bring.

I am new to this site and in reading some of the postings, I totally know what each one of you are going thru, I am...

Created By: tucci1991 | 2015-02-05 15:58 | 123 Views | 1 Comment

Are there any companies that people work for? That would recomend that would be recomended to be employed by? Im looking into retail, sales, stock, or a grocery store.

Created By: tucci1991 | 2015-02-05 15:48 | 80 Views | 0 Comments

Has anybody ever had IVIG done? If so has it been helpfull? And have you seen a big improvement?

Created By: DaganL | 2015-02-05 06:54 | 194 Views | 1 Comment

Like many out there my seizures have caused damage to my memory and to my body.  My medications and adjustments to medications can cause havoc in my professional and personal life as they alter my...

Created By: sweslie | 2015-02-04 20:14 | 141 Views | 1 Comment

After years, I finally have an appointment with a seizure specialist. I have been to countless Neurologists and Internests, but never a seizure specialist. Anyone have experience with this sort of...

Created By: ryannew | 2015-02-04 12:50 | 301 Views | 5 Comments

Hello everyone. I am having a hard time coming to an understanding about my diagnosis of epilepsy as soon an anniversary arrives. I was diagnosed after one nocturnal seizure. After this seizure I...

Created By: cecyar.m0579@gmail.com | 2015-02-04 00:12 | 164 Views | 3 Comments

First of all, I'm 20 years old. I was diagnosed with TLE 3 months ago, I have myoclonic jerks and simple partial seizures. I'm currently on Depakote. Before i started taking meds I had these weird...

Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-03 00:46 | 241 Views | 3 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 11 years, and each time I've had a Tonic- Clonic seizure, i've always felt less intelligent, or unable to focus for a vast majority of time.. or even remember things.

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Created By: FalalaCourtney | 2015-02-02 20:19 | 118 Views | 0 Comments

I was wondering if anyone had any insight. I'm 18 years old and have had Epilepsy for 10 years now - they declared me seizure free in 2012 and I've been off medication since 2009-2010, and my last...

Created By: cpuerini | 2015-02-02 17:48 | 186 Views | 2 Comments

I'm really upset right now.

Those of you who have grand mal seizures... do you have a normal life? Can you? I'm twenty five years old and my boyfriend and I have been living with my mother...

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