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: Cookiemonster1885 | 2017-02-11 16:30 | 1 Comment

Hi all, I am pretty new to epilepsy, and brand new to writing posts. But I have been lurking around this site for the last few weeks. I have found a lot of great info, and (more importantly)...

Created By: kstagg | 2017-02-11 13:05 | 2 Comments

My town of greater than 140,000 people here in TX (just side of Dallas and ranked #1 city to live in nationwide), currently does not offer transportation for the disabled other than those going...

Created By: jtomlinson | 2017-02-10 18:00 | 0 Comments

Most Baby Boomer women can't afford to live the rest of their lives alone. It's too expensive. We also want roommates to help prevent loneliness from setting in. And ones with seizures,...

Created By: bsayegh | 2017-02-10 14:17 | 0 Comments

While I don't know exactly what has caused my seizures in the past, I do know that I am sensitive to strobe effects. Anytime I see bright flashing lights, I start to feel very uneasy. Its a...

Created By: bsayegh | 2017-02-10 10:58 | 0 Comments

Hello! This is my first post here. I am not really sure how long I have had epilepsy, but I have had 3 seizures in the last 5 years. A few days ago I had a breakthrough seizure after not having...

Created By: KoS89 | 2017-02-10 09:40 | 4 Comments

I've been taking lamictal for 6 years for tonic clonic seizures but for the past 3-4 days I've had terrible migraines and it kills me to leave the house because the brightness kills me...

Created By: Maey | 2017-02-07 12:28 | 0 Comments

I am a 51 year old woman who has a 13 year old son and a stressful job. About 6 years ago I had my first fit though at the time the neurologist didn't call it such. But I came to on a...

Created By: Morgan Baxter | 2017-02-05 22:14 | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm Morgan and I have epilepsy or so the doctors believe but no tests have shown anything conclusive. At first they believe I either had myoclonic seizures or partial seizures from the...

Created By: Kelly6102 | 2017-02-05 18:36 | 0 Comments

My name is Kelly, 45 yrs old. I was diagnosed with complex partial seizures in 2012 after a car accident. I need to go back to 2011 to explain why I'm here.

I moved back into my mother...

Created By: Highimhollyg | 2017-02-05 17:02 | 0 Comments

I have recently been disagnosed with complex partial epilepsy (EEG showed it). But I have also recently had dietary issues where I couldn't eat and when I do it's not much, I have lost...

Created By: Craigshanon | 2017-02-04 22:08 | 0 Comments

Hi my name is Craig and I am 28.
Everything started about two weeks ago. I was at home alone and i was in the bathroom one second thenthe next thing I know I woke up in my loungeroom with a...

Created By: kimL | 2017-02-04 18:21 | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm 22 years old and have had temporal lobe epilepsy since I was 15.
For most of the years I've been pretty unreliable with taking my medication (I'm on Keppra)
Once...

Created By: mchalk33 | 2017-02-03 00:32 | 2 Comments

I turn 21 next month and something that has been bothering me lately is the fact that I now get to drink (legally). I keep feeling like I will be left out of social events with my friends. Even...

Created By: guineapig | 2017-02-02 05:08 | 0 Comments

I am 48 years old and have lived with Epilepsy for over twenty years. in that time I have never been seizure free. I am currently on five anticonvulsants and they are all at maximum dosage. two...

Created By: prestonrunner | 2017-02-01 11:37 | 1 Comment

I have had epilepsy since I was 3 yo and I have coped pretty well. I am 31 yo now and and am becoming very depressed with the walls it keeps throwing up in my life. It had been 4 years since I...

Created By: agueybana79 | 2017-01-31 19:43 | 0 Comments

Guys,

I have Juvenile Mioclonic Disorder. I have noticed that my short-term memory has been affected as I age, despite being seizure free for about 6-7 years, thanks to a good balance of...

Created By: lucymay_ | 2017-01-31 13:16 | 0 Comments

Hi! I am 17 years old and I am doing an Extended Project for one of my A Levels and it is about Epilepsy as I have it myself, in order to do this I need to take other peoples personal experiences...

Created By: sammyg13 | 2017-01-30 21:29 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone! My name is Samantha, and I am a 21 year old with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. I got diagnosed in 2015, and I've been lucky enough to have my epilepsy controlled by medication...

Created By: vicmich | 2017-01-30 01:44 | 0 Comments

Hi i was wondering if anyone could let me know their experience of epilepsy symptoms and describe what they are like and also if i could discuss my own with you

Created By: sean boy2104 | 2017-01-28 19:38 | 0 Comments

Hello my name is Sean and I have been living with JME for just over 6 months now. I have had 4 grand mal seizures all happening within those 6 or so months, but I have had myoclonic jerks for the...

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