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: tslb2015 | 2015-12-01 15:17 | 209 Views | 1 Comment

so i am new here and i have been looking for some form of support
i was hoping to find some face to face support but we dont have any around me
i need people to talk to about my...

Created By: Frank Castle | 2015-11-30 11:19 | 207 Views | 0 Comments

I just started a new job a few months ago.  I have complex partial seizures which are well controlled by medications, but a few times a year, I still have seizures.  I'll wander around, say...

Created By: jbrigich | 2015-11-29 15:25 | 236 Views | 0 Comments

I had brain surgery April 23, 2014 for clipping of a brain aneurysm. I had no seizure activity until recently. I would be going about my business mainly walking or doing something and I would get...

Created By: katec1 | 2015-11-28 20:37 | 223 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,

I wanted to hear from anyone regarding treatment that works for them. I have simple seizures (temporal lobe) and I am on 500mg lamictal which has reduced the severity of my symptoms...

Created By: jonat165 | 2015-11-28 20:18 | 235 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone, here is my story; I am 24 years old and in good physical shape, I am a male and weight about 140lbs and am about 5 ft 11 inches. For about 6 or 7 years I havent been eating...

Created By: Florida Swamp Rat | 2015-11-28 01:49 | 196 Views | 1 Comment

Physically I was in great shape my entire life. Flat stomach, marathon runner, could dunk a basketball with ease, ate good ect. From age 32-33 I barely remember. I started having seizures and...

Created By: staringinthestars | 2015-11-27 16:47 | 186 Views | 0 Comments

Almost two years ago, on December 13, 2013, I had received a Left Temporal Lobectomy for my Complex Partial Seizures. For the most part, my seizures have been controlled. I am on the same dosage...

Created By: ln | 2015-11-23 16:23 | 232 Views | 3 Comments

Hello all,

About 8 months ago, I had my first grand mal seizure. This was after years of having complex partial seizures without knowing it. After the grand mal, I had an EEG, MRI, and CT...

Created By: Chooch | 2015-11-23 07:01 | 152 Views | 0 Comments

~~Hi Everyone,

I have been on Tegretol for 6 years for Complex Partial Seizures (800mg Daily). I put on about 5 stone during this period of time and...

Created By: Shale | 2015-11-22 17:34 | 176 Views | 2 Comments

Have had epilespsy for 34 years. Adult onset. Two grand mal seizures. 22 years of frequent breakthrough complex partials while on medication. Finally found a medication that works for my body and...

Created By: Neurofun | 2015-11-22 01:43 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone experienced changes in their sleep while on lamictal for JME? I've been on lamictal for 12 years and 5 years ago I stopped having any breakthrough seizures but began having excessive...

Created By: alliepeanut | 2015-11-21 15:22 | 204 Views | 4 Comments
Created By: frank25 | 2015-11-20 11:40 | 211 Views | 1 Comment

I've had one seizure (grand mal) a year ago after a 3 hour sleep night, alcohol and no food on a stressful day. The ER doctor as well as a neurologist I consulted that week were on the fence for...

Created By: Brain Fizz | 2015-11-18 13:02 | 256 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

Sorry but I need to vent after a tough day. 

I am a teacher who has been off work for a couple of months following a stereo EEG with depth electrodes and the complication of a...

Created By: TanyaECook | 2015-11-17 06:52 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

Hi guys

So I've began my journey for the VNS surgery (17 days to go!!) so I began a blog from the very beginning. I don't know whether it's helpful to any of you but if you're interested,...

Created By: mikeyH | 2015-11-16 20:41 | 174 Views | 0 Comments

New to the site, and if there are similar discussions on the subject please send me that way.

I have been dealing with mood disturbances since late adolescence/teenage years, been on and...

Created By: randquistaj | 2015-11-16 14:30 | 173 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I am a 19 year old girl. I just started college and was diagnosed with JME in February. Since then I have had 3 tonic-clonic seizures. My last one was on October 24th, and since I live in Utah...

Created By: seatownep | 2015-11-15 21:07 | 140 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

 

I'm a recent college grad and have been working as an engineer for the past few months. I haven't read much about epileptics in the STEM fields and am just curious if there are...

Created By: Belle | 2015-11-14 18:17 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

This tracing demonstrates a predominantly low voltage fast pattern. Left temporal slowing and irregularity with sharp morphology was identified throughout the tracing. Phase reversals were also...

Created By: Tessi | 2015-11-13 00:58 | 171 Views | 1 Comment

Hello! I was diagnosed with Epilepsy at the age of 16, believed to be the result of a bike accident. I was in remission for 2 years. When my Epilepsy became active, my Dr. was deceased. Now the Dr...

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