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: rhea_smith91 | 2016-11-05 06:30 | 2 Comments

Hello everyone am a 25 year old female and am currently in hospital literally just been diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy, 2 weeks ago I experienced these seizures would be a strong de ja vu...

Created By: Staycie | 2016-11-03 21:38 | 1 Comment

At least 3-5x a month I smell a different smell, gasoline, vomit, exhaust fumes, garbage, pine & mold. I don't have epilepsy, I do have Bells Palsy for life & my...

Created By: SarahBB | 2016-11-03 17:42 | 2 Comments

Hi,
Has anyone ever experienced worsening severity of their partial complex seizures? This is embarrassing, but last night for the first time I urinated during my seizure! I really don'...

Created By: abufletcher | 2016-11-03 17:30 | 2 Comments

In which situations are doctors REQUIRED to report to the DMV? Here's the situation: My adult son (28) has has seizures in the past but is not currently on medication. After a seizure a...

Created By: Smilemily | 2016-11-02 21:36 | 1 Comment

Hello,

I have had a diagnosis of epilepsy for a few years now. The doctors have also concluded I have had some non-epileptic seizures as well. I have followed up with multiple therapists...

Created By: aburnh1 | 2016-11-02 18:11 | 0 Comments

I am conducting a study on the difference between those who went through childhood chronic illness and those who have not experienced childhood illness. The study requires only one-half hour of...

Created By: Chrissy54 | 2016-11-01 19:10 | 1 Comment

I've been seizure free and am eligible to get my license back in 2 weeks and I wanted to know if anyone else has gone through the process in pa. I have all of the forms and my doctor will be...

Created By: Wendy R | 2016-10-27 01:17 | 1 Comment

I'm new to this board, hoping that someone can give me a little information or maybe let me know that I'm not losing my mind. I am 38, diagnosed 15 years ago after multiple seizures,...

Created By: Edward123 | 2016-10-26 13:23 | 2 Comments

I have a few questions I've wanted to ask for over 10 years, but I never asked my doctor because he might think I'm crazy. But today I found this website, so I'd like to ask you...

Created By: fairygirl78 | 2016-10-26 11:00 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone! I am very new to this community but not new to epilepsy. At a very young age (5 or 6) I was diagnosed and am now 38. My doctor at the time told my Mom that I would grow out of it...

Created By: CaptCold67 | 2016-10-26 10:14 | 0 Comments

I just got my license back after six months of not driving. Doctor signed off on it and everything and just like that I can be back behind the wheel again. Just looking for advice I got behind the...

Created By: RachelSproule | 2016-10-25 21:43 | 0 Comments

I've had seizures since I was 10 years old. I'm 21 now it took my mom and I 9 years to figure out that they were due to seasonal allergies (between March and November) and I'm known...

Created By: 1994Celica | 2016-10-25 14:46 | 1 Comment

Hi all! I'm new to this community. I'm 22 years old and I'm currently a senior in college. This past December I had my first grandmal seizure. Doctors ran the usual tests but found...

Created By: Alison Zetterquist | 2016-10-25 10:42 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone, I've been writing a lot about helping end the stigma by stopping hiding your epilepsy (if you do), confidently mentioning it to others at the right time and during the right...

Created By: lpedroia | 2016-10-21 14:42 | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone,
My name is Lyndsay I am 25 years old and had a grandmal seizure while driving recently. I thought it was just a one time thing but after testing it was found that I have...

Created By: Wolfie | 2016-10-20 04:00 | 0 Comments

This might sound weird to people without epilepsy, and it will probably sound stranger still to people with uncontrolled epilepsy (for which I apologise - no disrespect intended), but for those of...

Created By: Shahoo | 2016-10-18 19:16 | 1 Comment

Hello everybody.

My brother had his 3rd seizure 2 weeks ago. His first seizure was 2 years ago, and his second one in last May. After his 2nd seizure he was prescribed with Depakote which...

Created By: Kindergarten | 2016-10-17 22:40 | 1 Comment

Hello everyone my name isSkye and I have been seizure free for 10 years, However this past Sunday morning I thought I had a seizure here is what happened I was in the bathroom and everything went...

Created By: FallenPhoenix | 2016-10-17 14:57 | 3 Comments

I apologize for the length of this post. I just wanted to address all potential variables that may contribute to my current condition.

Side note: At the age of 17, I was involved in a near-...

Created By: CaptCold67 | 2016-10-17 10:42 | 0 Comments

Just wondering if anyone else experienced a symptom upon waking up to your eye hurting to discover to have a broken vessel in your eye. Can seizures cause this? I also just had lamitcal added to...

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