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: jilliankral | 2016-05-12 14:54 | 0 Comments

I had my first tonic-clonic seizure on July 27, 2012. I was 20 years old; perfectly healthy, getting ready to start my senior year of college (Go Cocks!) and turn the big 21 in just a couple weeks...

Created By: Louise78 | 2016-05-11 06:54 | 0 Comments

For anyone experiencing Deja vu daydreaming seizures - do you remember your 'dream/memory' once the seizure is over?

Created By: amy1993 | 2016-05-09 07:15 | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy when I was 15 and am now 23.
I have just started university, end of my first year next week! And it cannot come soon enough...
I'm not...

Created By: Sunshine every day | 2016-05-07 18:00 | 0 Comments

Hi,
I have epilepsy, and am looking for housing program options for living independently.
Does anyone have any ideas/ suggestions or resources for housing options for adults anywhere...

Created By: kelseycampbell | 2016-05-07 01:33 | 1 Comment

I have lived in Portland, Oregon my entire life. I lived outside of my parent's home with roommates for college, but have since moved back in after graduation from University of Portland. I...

Created By: Louise78 | 2016-05-06 12:38 | 1 Comment

What's the difference between Deja vu seizures and Deja vu in the non seizure aspect?

Created By: ashleyadamwatts | 2016-05-05 22:19 | 0 Comments

I've had quite a few seizures that last only a couple seconds where I jerk and hit the floor. when I was in highschool I was sitting at a computer and started jerking and fell to the ground....

Created By: bchris02 | 2016-05-04 22:16 | 0 Comments

I am currently 30 years old. When I was 15 I started having these periodic episodes. It's very difficult to describe them so I will try my best.

They come out of the blue and I...

Created By: Savanna1213 | 2016-05-04 14:14 | 0 Comments

Hello my name is Savanna I am a 25 year old nurse. I Had Grand mal seizures all the time from the age of 2 to 13. Then on medication I didnt get any at all not even the petit seizures. Then when I...

Created By: margiefox118@live.com | 2016-05-04 12:48 | 0 Comments

Hello again to all my epileptic buddies!
Think a seizure is frightening? I've had all types and know how scared and angry they can make you feel.Seven years ago-just after the death of...

Created By: lizzieambrose | 2016-05-02 18:43 | 1 Comment

Hello, I've noticed recently that I've been struggling a little it with getting my mornings going. I'm very forgetful and I can't tell if I'm having short seizures, or if...

Created By: Rjones53 | 2016-05-02 14:44 | 0 Comments

Several months ago I started experiencing tremors in my hands several times a month. They last for several minutes. Recently, it got worse. My jaw locked up and my head shook slightly along with...

Created By: Jlmcright | 2016-05-01 15:37 | 0 Comments

I need some recommendations for good Physicians in my area. I would prefer one that specially dealt with epilepsy. I have simple partials and can not seem to get control of them. I see a doctor...

Created By: Twitch7 | 2016-05-01 11:00 | 0 Comments

My neuro found where my seizures come from.. They come from my back left temporal lobe. I was wondering if anyone else has had surgery there. Do you think I could have it fixed?

Created By: margiefox118@live.com | 2016-04-29 07:31 | 2 Comments

I've been epileptic over 45 years and never been embarrassed by it. When 1st diagnosed-age 16- I was grateful to find an explanation for my 'weirdness'.Its
simply due to a...

Created By: burninginside | 2016-04-28 06:53 | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with Grandmal(clonic tonic epilepsy) Seizures at age 8, it was a very stressful time for me. I'm in my early 20's now, I've never had an aura before my seizures. My...

Created By: acamillosutra | 2016-04-28 00:53 | 2 Comments

I'm new to the forum. I'm seeking a second opinion on if I have epilepsy or not from a different neurologist in a month, this time with a longer EEG study. I've had absence seizures...

Created By: Lori B | 2016-04-27 13:28 | 0 Comments

The day before yesterday, I fell asleep in my chair in the evening and was startled awake by my dog barking. I had a jolt/surge like feeling in my head and shortly after, started to develop a...

Created By: Zandi-Lancaster | 2016-04-27 06:27 | 0 Comments

Hello all again,

I have already posted about my 4 seizures I've had, and asked many questions to which I'm greatful you all answered. But once again I am stumped and need more...

Created By: LauraHerr 411 | 2016-04-26 20:28 | 0 Comments

I find Epilepsy hard to live with for many reasons

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