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: 777itch | 2017-06-04 04:53 | 2 Comments

So I will keep it simple, my fiance has severe Grand Mal seizures. Often.

Problem is.. she never gets to 'heal' from the seizure because she ends up in a LOT of pain afterwards....

Created By: matenleigh | 2017-06-03 05:06 | 3 Comments

Hey
Looking for advice for my 22yr old daughter. She was diagnosed with epilepsy at 11 and medicated for three years. Fortunately we found the trigger and could eliminate it from her...

Created By: suntimes15 | 2017-06-01 13:03 | 0 Comments

I've had a job caring for adults with disabilities for 2 years, and I haven't had any problems with seizures, though I had a migraine a few months ago.
Last week, out of nowhere,...

Created By: tuanhuylink | 2017-05-31 06:09 | 1 Comment

I am 21 years old and there has been some family drama the past year. A week ago, my mom has threatened to drop the health insurance thatI have for the third time in the past six months. As a...

Created By: katec1 | 2017-05-28 21:24 | 2 Comments

Anyone have simple seizures where your symptom is an intense emotion? Looking for people who can relate.

Created By: cosmichuman | 2017-05-28 16:14 | 1 Comment

My name is Jenae, and about a year ago I was diagnosed with "epilepsy." I experienced a horrid mushroom trip that resulted in me crying my eyes out and being under stress I've never...

Created By: Morgan13 | 2017-05-28 07:34 | 3 Comments

Hi, never done this before don't know if I'm doing this right. I'll make it short I had a grand mal seizure an hour after getting off of work thankfully sitting on the couch by my...

Created By: ZolaRS92 | 2017-05-27 16:13 | 0 Comments

I had epilepsy attacks when I was 11 years old, and I used medicament called Karpabin (Carbamazepin), now after about 8 years from when I stopped using this medicament I am starting to think that...

Created By: Miracle777 | 2017-05-27 16:02 | 1 Comment

I was just diagnosed with epilepsy. The Dr. first said MS. Then did more testing. Found out I have had brain damage and epilepsy I was unaware of. He said it has done so much damage that the...

Created By: Nee' | 2017-05-26 22:43 | 0 Comments

Hello all! So I had my first seizure 8 years ago (age 25). At that time I was undergoing a lot of stress, had a miscarriage, about to be evicted from my home,etc. So I turned to alcohol to ease my...

Created By: specialneeds | 2017-05-24 16:13 | 0 Comments

I am currently working and SSDI has asked if there are any work related expenses that will qualify me to continue to get benefits. I currently work 28 hours at 10.00 an hour that puts me over the...

Created By: Bwilson | 2017-05-22 23:08 | 1 Comment

Hello I'm new to this site but found it looking for an answer to a to a problem I am having. I have a job contingent on passing a drug test and physical, the problem is the medical clinic is...

Created By: SmoothThinking | 2017-05-22 22:27 | 0 Comments

I saw an article that said dolphins "sleep" one side of the brain then switch and sleep the other side. Supposedly this helps them stay alert for sharks and cover lots of territory in a...

Created By: knowledge1997 | 2017-05-22 20:01 | 1 Comment

Hey everyone I'm new to this website but I have been struggling with epilepsy since I was 16 years old and I am now 19. I have a seizure just about once every month. They have been running...

Created By: jyoung525@Outlook.com | 2017-05-22 10:50 | 0 Comments

I have recently taken a new job with a car rental company. This job is training me to be a manager. Driving is a huge piece of my role. Picking up cars, customers and dropping cars or customers...

Created By: bethbarney1964@yahoo.com | 2017-05-21 10:57 | 0 Comments

I am new to this site. I have a family history on my fathers side of seizures. He had some after age 60 although he had cancer at the time. My daughter had some problems in her teens where her...

Created By: Harley girl | 2017-05-20 16:24 | 5 Comments

So for the first time in about five years maybe eight, I had one of my funny panic attacks. Where I hear and see stuff that's from a dream, that I don't think I ever had all well I'...

Created By: Kalnihu | 2017-05-20 13:15 | 2 Comments

Hello everyone. Hope the day is treating you all well. Currently I'm taking five different medications but none of them work anymore. My doctor keeps telling me to take them and just changes...

Created By: Ericanever444 | 2017-05-19 14:29 | 1 Comment

Ugh in desperate need of help...
This is for my boyfriend..
As a child he was diagnosed with Epilepsy... for a few years he had no seizures at all.. then they came back. He went back...

Created By: Ericanever444 | 2017-05-19 14:28 | 0 Comments

Ugh in desperate need of help...
This is for my boyfriend..
As a child he was diagnosed with Epilepsy... for a few years he had no seizures at all.. then they came back. He went back...

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