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: Happiness5142 | 2015-12-17 09:10 | 183 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

Ok, my neurologist tells me my hallucinations are a mental issue.  Periodically, I hear things and wake up out of a dead sleep to go check on a kid because I swear I heard them...

Created By: wkhope1 | 2015-12-16 10:57 | 143 Views | 0 Comments

Ever since I can remember I've had the "staring spells." When I was in second grade I had an EEG and they found no seizures. The staring can last up to minutes at a time. If I wanted to quit...

Created By: Kryt0n | 2015-12-15 17:34 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone,

I had my first tonic clinic seizure at 18months old. Up till puberty I had around 5 or 6 a year. Tests revealed nothing wrong. I had a break for a few year before it started...

Created By: Ciela | 2015-12-13 23:36 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,
I am 26 and have been suffering from simple partial seizures since I was 12. No doctors had ever diagnosed my "extreme déjà vu's" until this past January (2014) after I had my...

Created By: dig1tal | 2015-12-13 12:23 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

I'm looking for a smart device (preferably a watch) to help monitor my seizure activity. As far as I know I haven't had any seizure activity in 10 years, but I'm just starting to come off...

Created By: stltara | 2015-12-12 22:46 | 143 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: sumanK | 2015-12-11 15:58 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

 

I have a 20 year old son who has autism. He had his first seizure 2 years ago, a grand mal. He is on 125 mg of Keppra and 150 mg of Lamictal in the morning and 250 mg of...

Created By: Dave fox | 2015-12-08 13:51 | 215 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: sachrenj | 2015-12-08 02:57 | 155 Views | 0 Comments

I am male aged 24 working in a IT firm. I have came across with a situations like I have seizures.

It occurs when I suddenly get up from, starting to walk/run, like sudden actions on the...

Created By: Twinkle_60 | 2015-12-08 02:25 | 155 Views | 1 Comment

hi i have a question, i am on levetiracetam 500 mg 2 times a day since last 5 years. But recently i have noticed that i get tired too easily and i just want to sleep all day(lol), so is it normal...

Created By: JustinAldsworth | 2015-12-04 02:17 | 190 Views | 0 Comments

I had my first confirmed Grand Mal seizure when i was eleven. I was having them daily only when is wake up in the middle of the night.The local doctors in my area insisted that it was a sleep...

Created By: Leea9 | 2015-12-03 17:08 | 178 Views | 0 Comments

My girlfriend is 24/7 care taker for her brother. He has epilepsy and is intellectually challenged. He has the wherewithal to mostly take care of his daily needs. He has a seizure every couple of...

Created By: nightfighter | 2015-12-02 10:46 | 266 Views | 0 Comments

I have been living with epilepsy ( Complex Partial ) since I was in an accident at age 12. --1993, I had been seizure free all year and decided to give driving a try. I was hit with a breakthrough...

Created By: kitty67 | 2015-12-01 20:43 | 190 Views | 0 Comments

Hi I have signed up here because my husband of 15 years has been diagnoised with focal cortical dyplasisa following a mri for a clonic tonic seizure last year.I have found this the most stressful...

Created By: kells38 | 2015-12-01 17:12 | 196 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone!  Long time reader, first time signing up.  After 13+ years living with my diagnosis, figured it was finally time to jump in to the forums here.  :)

I was diagnosed in 2002 with...

Created By: tslb2015 | 2015-12-01 15:17 | 208 Views | 1 Comment

so i am new here and i have been looking for some form of support
i was hoping to find some face to face support but we dont have any around me
i need people to talk to about my...

Created By: Frank Castle | 2015-11-30 11:19 | 206 Views | 0 Comments

I just started a new job a few months ago.  I have complex partial seizures which are well controlled by medications, but a few times a year, I still have seizures.  I'll wander around, say...

Created By: jbrigich | 2015-11-29 15:25 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

I had brain surgery April 23, 2014 for clipping of a brain aneurysm. I had no seizure activity until recently. I would be going about my business mainly walking or doing something and I would get...

Created By: katec1 | 2015-11-28 20:37 | 221 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,

I wanted to hear from anyone regarding treatment that works for them. I have simple seizures (temporal lobe) and I am on 500mg lamictal which has reduced the severity of my symptoms...

Created By: jonat165 | 2015-11-28 20:18 | 226 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone, here is my story; I am 24 years old and in good physical shape, I am a male and weight about 140lbs and am about 5 ft 11 inches. For about 6 or 7 years I havent been eating...

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