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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: RachelSproule | 2015-04-10 16:37 | 207 Views | 4 Comments

i've had seizures since I was 10 years old. The doctor always told us to keep a journal so we did. It appears that my seizures always happened between April and October. (Though I had one this...

Created By: Ictalme | 2015-04-09 15:53 | 286 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I have epilepsy all my life, diagnosed 13 years ago at 21. I haven`t been medicated as it had settled by the time i was diagnosed and have had very little seizure activity till last January. I...

Created By: nikbait | 2015-04-09 15:13 | 220 Views | 2 Comments

I am new to the forum, and was wanting to get some help regarding my fiance's medication. He is supposed to take keppra 1000mg everyday but he tells me it makes him drool and very lethargic. He...

Created By: specialneeds | 2015-04-09 13:53 | 231 Views | 2 Comments

~~I recently had myoclonic seizures all day on Saturaday and ended up with a grandma that evening. I was taking 225 mg x 2 day of lamictal and 1,250 mg Keppra night and 1000 mg morning.

~~I...

Created By: 91clare59 | 2015-04-09 11:04 | 255 Views | 0 Comments

Just curious about other's who have these types of seizures for mine are in that area.  Was it difficult to diagnoise? What are your symptoms? 

Created By: 91clare59 | 2015-04-09 10:57 | 253 Views | 1 Comment

I find this journey to be very frustrating and irritating.  My seizures occur in my left temporal lobe where I was kicked during soccer.  My symptoms are clearly  a nonconvulsive seizure.  I know...

Created By: Broyston | 2015-04-09 03:55 | 334 Views | 4 Comments

Well, first let me start out my telling my back story. I'm 19 years old, going to college for surgical tech and I'm just finishing up my 2nd year of college. I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 3rd...

Created By: jimmieD | 2015-04-09 00:32 | 256 Views | 2 Comments

How's it going, I got 1 more test to finish until I can hopefully be good to go for surgery at UC san diego An was wondering if anybody has had any sort of mesial right temporal lobe surgery,...

Created By: specialneeds | 2015-04-08 22:47 | 262 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

~~I recently had a tonic-colic seizure following myoclonic seizures I had that day. I was scheduled that day to work, but had to leave even before the start of my shift because of my...

Created By: kim.albensi@gmail.com | 2015-04-08 17:00 | 275 Views | 5 Comments

Hi!

I apologize to seem so uneducated here.  I'm trying to learn and understand all the new terminology that I guess is now a part of my new life.  2 months ago I had my first siezure (...

Created By: MDoe8 | 2015-04-08 11:34 | 288 Views | 0 Comments

Just thought about this yesterday that made me chuckle a bit.  We've all been in the situation where we are feeling a little "off" so we do little things just in the case something bad happens. ...

Created By: Nicolexmarie | 2015-04-07 19:26 | 279 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone :)

I am Nicole :)

I am new to this..was at work one day and had a tonic clonic (?) seizure and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and kept there for four days..I...

Created By: nightfighter | 2015-04-07 16:27 | 276 Views | 1 Comment

Not many people like to wear a Med. Alert but some of us have realized the value of these items. I wear mine daily and also keep a  laminated med alert card in my wallet. I...

Created By: cpc303 | 2015-04-06 16:07 | 235 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 24 year old and I had my first seizure about two years ago. We haven't found the best treatment plan yet, but I dont know how much longer I can take. Everytime I we readjust my medication I...

Created By: pyro1979 | 2015-04-06 12:57 | 385 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone.  Joe, Jazz (since you two are typically helpful) and anyone else.  Just got back from the epilepsy doctor, and he thinks that the head sensations that I have tried to describe is...

Created By: lijiixn3216 | 2015-04-04 22:46 | 349 Views | 3 Comments

My husband had his first grand mal seizure about three months ago, and the second one 3 weeks after.   I posted his situation before:   ...

Created By: Riak | 2015-04-03 17:16 | 240 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone,

       I have had 7 seisures in my life on an averege of one a year, they are food allergies, I had one first in 2007 and my last seizure was on Jan 2nd 2014, until today, I...

Created By: MyBeautifulMom | 2015-04-03 14:47 | 224 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, my 88 year old Mom's seizure trigger appears to be her bowels. Getting her on the pot every day instead of every other day has made a big difference, but it is still a dicey situation. Any...

Created By: casey kasem | 2015-04-03 09:29 | 471 Views | 2 Comments

My simple partial seizures are changing and getting a little worse. Do I need to contact my doctor, or should I just talk to him at my next appointment in several months? Thank you.

Created By: a.j.martinez | 2015-04-02 13:53 | 297 Views | 1 Comment

I've had nocturnal epilepsy since I was 7 years old. I'm nearly 24 years old now and until I was about 18 I was taking a lot of medication. I was taking 1500mg of Epilim and 150 mg of Lamotragine...

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