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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: bhanger84 | 2015-01-26 19:23 | 185 Views | 0 Comments

I know this is going to be long but I hope somebody will read this and maybe see if they have similar problems and how they deal with it. 

 

The first seizure i've ever had was back...

Created By: napoleonpp | 2015-01-26 17:43 | 126 Views | 0 Comments

I'm new on this forum and looking for some advice. I'm 25 and have been having what appears to be nocturnal seizures. Over the last year I've been having on average one every two months. The worst...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-25 20:35 | 95 Views | 1 Comment

Does anyone know how long a PET scan takes and how helpful this test is in regards to making a determination as to whether or not a person is a candidate for surgery?

Created By: Arli | 2015-01-25 10:33 | 116 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I am a mother of 2 small children and have been having seizures for about 10 years but have gotten worse and more frequent about 3 years ago. My husband and I have been looking into getting a...

Created By: Larsonkatielynn | 2015-01-24 23:01 | 147 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Katie and I'm 27. Ive had epilepsy since I was 3.The kind I have are Tonic-Clonic. Ive been told recenly that I should apply for disability. I've been having them more frequently.I take...

Created By: ag84 | 2015-01-24 12:34 | 153 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone.
 
I hope its okay to post here. I’ve been attempting to research epilepsy for a number of months now, and found this site via Google. I understand this site is mostly...

Created By: lakeside5 | 2015-01-24 11:26 | 100 Views | 1 Comment

Recenty had open heart surgery.   Value replaced, fluid drainned, bypass of lad, wast h at home for about 8 days fell in bathroom and hit head and had two grand mal seizures.   Being told I cannot...

Created By: mteresag | 2015-01-22 11:09 | 132 Views | 0 Comments

An Auburn University student talks about her personal experience with epilepsy, it is a great read. Check it out here: http://...

Created By: emfitzwater@gmail.com | 2015-01-21 14:33 | 149 Views | 8 Comments

Anyone in the northern virginia area or have tips to help me? I can't seem to find a decent doctor who focuses on Epilepsy!

Created By: Peterjuggins | 2015-01-21 05:05 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

Dear all

After roughly ten years of strange déjà vu episodes and unusual feels of euphoria, followed by sweating and nausea, I've recently done a bit of research which has lead me to the...

Created By: ahawks | 2015-01-20 22:29 | 138 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

Ive noticed that pleasure in my body is a trigger for my seizures and its really bothering. Anyone else get this?

 

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-20 15:16 | 119 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone has tried or is currently taking Aptiom to help control their seizures....if so, have you had any bad side effects?  Have you found this medication...

Created By: emfitzwater@gmail.com | 2015-01-20 11:33 | 211 Views | 8 Comments

Hey everyone! I was wondering if there is anyone here who has epilepsy that has had all normal tests? I have several Tonic Clonic seizures a month, sometimes up to 3 a day but my EEG, video EEG,...

Created By: chief18 | 2015-01-20 11:00 | 107 Views | 2 Comments

If anyone can shed some light on this it would be greatly appreciated.  My wife roughly 10 years ago within a 4 - 5 hour period had 2 seizures.  These were the only ones she had in her entire life...

Created By: m0rganize | 2015-01-19 14:07 | 274 Views | 2 Comments

I am seeking some advice or resources for teachers with a seizure disorder. I am having a few issues, and I am not really sure where to turn. Every time I try to find resources, I am innundated...

Created By: nakoda12 | 2015-01-19 06:34 | 159 Views | 1 Comment

Hey I just wondered if anyone drinks coffee and has ever had a seizure from drinking it? I've been drinking it for 5+ years, sometimes between 2-5 cups a today depending where I'm at. I...

Created By: asilva87@hotmail.com | 2015-01-18 23:07 | 110 Views | 1 Comment

why do doctors thing that seizure are no big deal in the work field. i have them all the time but my doctor said i can work like this so here i am two years later still fighting  every thing...

Created By: nakoda12 | 2015-01-18 10:00 | 162 Views | 2 Comments

Yesterday I had my first seizure while driving to work. I've had grand mal epilepsy since I was in sixth grade, I'm 27 now. Over time I've had ten seizures atleast. This medical...

Created By: christax | 2015-01-17 20:16 | 103 Views | 1 Comment

My name is Chris, and I have been suffering from Epilepsy and Celiac disease.

One of the most serious problems caused by Celiac Disease is Vitamin Malabsorption. I stopped eating gluten and...

Created By: peachestml | 2015-01-17 12:25 | 118 Views | 1 Comment

 I had my first seizure at age 17 after a night of drinking and not getting adequate sleep. my sister, a few friends and I were walking to the pool to go swimming.  I am thankful it happened...

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