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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: brdietrich | 2015-02-06 18:32 | 136 Views | 0 Comments

What side effects are common with tegretol?  How is it eliminated and what is its half life?

 

Many thanks

Created By: cdunk1 | 2015-02-06 15:32 | 200 Views | 1 Comment

A little background: I was diagnosed with idiopathic generalized tonic-clonic seizures when I was 13. I'm now 27 and have been seizure free for over 2 1/2 years thanks to the combination of...

Created By: lee in tn | 2015-02-05 22:16 | 468 Views | 7 Comments

Hello to everyone who is fighting siezures, the hurt and pain they bring.

I am new to this site and in reading some of the postings, I totally know what each one of you are going thru, I am...

Created By: tucci1991 | 2015-02-05 15:58 | 146 Views | 1 Comment

Are there any companies that people work for? That would recomend that would be recomended to be employed by? Im looking into retail, sales, stock, or a grocery store.

Created By: tucci1991 | 2015-02-05 15:48 | 111 Views | 0 Comments

Has anybody ever had IVIG done? If so has it been helpfull? And have you seen a big improvement?

Created By: DaganL | 2015-02-05 06:54 | 224 Views | 1 Comment

Like many out there my seizures have caused damage to my memory and to my body.  My medications and adjustments to medications can cause havoc in my professional and personal life as they alter my...

Created By: sweslie | 2015-02-04 20:14 | 171 Views | 1 Comment

After years, I finally have an appointment with a seizure specialist. I have been to countless Neurologists and Internests, but never a seizure specialist. Anyone have experience with this sort of...

Created By: ryannew | 2015-02-04 12:50 | 336 Views | 5 Comments

Hello everyone. I am having a hard time coming to an understanding about my diagnosis of epilepsy as soon an anniversary arrives. I was diagnosed after one nocturnal seizure. After this seizure I...

Created By: cecyar.m0579@gmail.com | 2015-02-04 00:12 | 197 Views | 3 Comments

First of all, I'm 20 years old. I was diagnosed with TLE 3 months ago, I have myoclonic jerks and simple partial seizures. I'm currently on Depakote. Before i started taking meds I had these weird...

Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-03 00:46 | 283 Views | 3 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 11 years, and each time I've had a Tonic- Clonic seizure, i've always felt less intelligent, or unable to focus for a vast majority of time.. or even remember things.

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Created By: FalalaCourtney | 2015-02-02 20:19 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

I was wondering if anyone had any insight. I'm 18 years old and have had Epilepsy for 10 years now - they declared me seizure free in 2012 and I've been off medication since 2009-2010, and my last...

Created By: cpuerini | 2015-02-02 17:48 | 222 Views | 2 Comments

I'm really upset right now.

Those of you who have grand mal seizures... do you have a normal life? Can you? I'm twenty five years old and my boyfriend and I have been living with my mother...

Created By: amitmirakhur | 2015-02-02 11:08 | 119 Views | 0 Comments

i suffered from neurocystecercosis, and had two cysts in the left perital lobe of the brain , doctor advised albendazole for one month and i was soon free from parasites.for seizure they first...

Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-02 03:09 | 169 Views | 0 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 11 years, and each time I've had a Tonic- Clonic seizure, i've always felt less intelligent, or unable to focus for a vast majority of time.. or even remember things.

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Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-02 03:06 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

Hi! I had a seizure just this last monday (Jan 26th), and since then I've been feeling very foggy, disoriented, etc, and I was just wondering if it was normal to still feel 'odd' after this long...

Created By: weathergrlxox@aim.com | 2015-01-31 11:39 | 186 Views | 8 Comments

Why would my neurologist repeat an eeg after I've been doing fine on Keppra for the past couple of years? I don't understand it and I dread washing the glue out afterwards! I also have...

Created By: AshleyMay12 | 2015-01-31 02:16 | 151 Views | 2 Comments

I always had a hard time getting involved with anything to do with epilepsy.mi was bullied for it a lot as a kid and teenager, so it took me a while to accept it. It didn't help because I didn't...

Created By: princesskay55113@yahoo.com | 2015-01-30 23:38 | 123 Views | 0 Comments

HELP!  My Myoclonic seizures can't get in control with the medication I'm on.  And I am hearing voices, but I'm alone when they happen.  What can I take to get in control with my seizures and the...

Created By: roccon111 | 2015-01-30 14:34 | 156 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone. I was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy when I was 15 years old. I'm now 24, and finished graduate school in August. My seizures were well controlled on lamictal with...

Created By: princesskay55113@yahoo.com | 2015-01-30 14:06 | 103 Views | 1 Comment

I have Grand Mal seizures which have been controlled since 1997 with Mysoline and Lamictal. But I've also been diagnosed with Myoclonic seizures and am taking Clonazpam and I'm still having the...

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