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: jochen1727 | 2017-01-23 09:10 | 0 Comments

Hi everybody,
I m epileptic since i was 16, now i m 30 years ago.
I have ever tried lot of drugs like kepra,depakine and lamictal recently.
I m suffer of grand mal seizures; at...

Created By: JSchacher | 2017-01-22 14:44 | 0 Comments

Hey everyone, I've been on this website a lot over the last week. I was diagnosed as epileptic in 2012 and have been on a daily dose of 3000 mg of Keppra ever since. I've only had a...

Created By: ndelc | 2017-01-21 14:15 | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy last June and I've been lucky enough to only suffer two grand mal-type seizures in my life. I've been on Keppra for about 7 months now. I am very active in...

Created By: shyam | 2017-01-21 09:14 | 0 Comments

i had injured at work in 2010 and become eplyptic with in 2 months after the injury. in 2011 i started taking medication tegritol CR 200 up to 600 mg per day. then my eplypsy sezure has been well...

Created By: Julia65 | 2017-01-17 17:54 | 0 Comments

Hi - I'm pretty new to having seizures, recently diagnosed with partial complex seizures, secondarily generalized. They started about a year ago, and have changed in how I experience them....

Created By: Georgio | 2017-01-17 12:03 | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am writing a new subject here as I could not find any other subject discussing and describing similar symptoms to mine.
When I was a child, I used to have absence epilepsy...

Created By: fbifbi625 | 2017-01-17 02:22 | 1 Comment

I had seizure about once every 5 months, so from no medication at all, doctor kept increasing medication, and adding new medication as well. Now, I am consuming Trileptal, Topamax and Lamictal all...

Created By: Sayler | 2017-01-15 22:24 | 0 Comments

My 13 yr old daughter Started having seizures may 16 2016 on a daily basis then twice a day. Went to er twice before getting to a pediatric neurologist. Both er tried saying it was due to being...

Created By: Scabs38 | 2017-01-14 12:37 | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm new on here. I'm 35 and have had epilepsy since I was 12. I have tonic clonic seizures and also absences. I have managed to control my tonic clonic fits with medication and haven...

Created By: Shahar | 2017-01-14 04:58 | 0 Comments

I was wondering whether other people have noticed that they wake up when they experience simple partial seizures at night? I always assumed one sleeps through them, but I've noticed that...

Created By: lgrimes0812 | 2017-01-12 21:35 | 1 Comment

Okay, so for about 5 years now I've been having these weird deja by experiences that's are really strong. It's like I'm having a dream while awake. Afterwards I don't...

Created By: verohc27 | 2017-01-12 10:47 | 1 Comment

I am interested in finding out about people who where originally diagnosed with ABSENCE seizures, but did not out grow them.
Feel free to share your experience.

Created By: tmramgrl2000 | 2017-01-11 21:40 | 2 Comments

I've had epilepsy since I was about 14 and I'm 35 now. I suffer from tonic clonic seizures(seizure free for over a year)
My concern is that I've always had involuntary jerks...

Created By: puremage111 | 2017-01-09 10:26 | 0 Comments

hello everyone, i am 22 this year, male, malaysian.

The first time when i have this issue is when i am 13-14, where i stay up until 4-5 am, my body will jerk for like one or two second, at...

Created By: danny286 | 2017-01-06 12:58 | 0 Comments

Hello,
I have a question. I am 24 year old and yesterday I was at a club in which there were flashing lights and my doctor has always told me to avoid those lights. Nothing happened...

Created By: paddy55 | 2017-01-06 02:02 | 0 Comments

Hi all I have had reasonable control on epilim for most of my life was seizure free for 7 years up until 2015 after that the neuro wanted to change meds to generic keppra unfortunately I had two...

Created By: liza311 | 2017-01-04 23:56 | 1 Comment

Hi, I am a mom. My teenage son has had quite a few(4 clonic tonic seizures in the past month) in the restroom( when he is going #2). Has anybody experienced this? We see is neurologist soon. He...

Created By: Shook2013 | 2017-01-03 17:01 | 0 Comments

Hi. I'm 33 years old been having seizures for over 3 years. I ways officially diagnosed with TLE about a year ago after a 4-day EEG. Of course, even though I had had many seizures prior to...

Created By: thewalt1 | 2017-01-02 18:35 | 0 Comments

Hello all, I would like to invite you all personally to download and try out our app, BioMark EP. We have been working on this project for over a year and we've just released it to the Google...

Created By: lilybugs67 | 2017-01-01 18:59 | 0 Comments

I've had seizures for over a decade. I have had MS for 24 years. Because of the autoimmune disease, I've developed a serious allergy to processed corn. Corn syrup, processed sugars,...

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