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: SlippingStar | 2015-12-21 03:15 | 190 Views | 0 Comments

I'm sorry if this is not the proper place to post this but I'm not really sure where else to go.

I am not diagnosed with epilepsy and have never had a seizure, but my mother has nocturnal...

Created By: Arjun | 2015-12-20 20:21 | 189 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,

I was diagnosed of JME at the age of 14.  I am 41 now, have stubbornly refused to be on medication and i attempt to manage my sleep instead, avoiding night activities or rising...

Created By: Ginger-butterfly | 2015-12-19 20:21 | 206 Views | 0 Comments

This chat is about the process of learning to live independant. Not just the medical. But how to jump through the process. From budgeting to financial help and finding an apartment. I'm in the...

Created By: NikkiNapalm | 2015-12-19 02:40 | 168 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm new here. I'm not new to epilepsy though. My 10 year old nephew has LGS. I am however learning that I experience something in my sleep.

I'm 28. I've had problems sleeping my entire...

Created By: Esther Garcia | 2015-12-18 13:15 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all. I work with Elephant Productions and we are creating a documentary about epilepsy for the University of Texas Biomedical Sciences students. The goal of the documentary is to give them a...

Created By: Happiness5142 | 2015-12-17 09:10 | 218 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

Ok, my neurologist tells me my hallucinations are a mental issue.  Periodically, I hear things and wake up out of a dead sleep to go check on a kid because I swear I heard them...

Created By: wkhope1 | 2015-12-16 10:57 | 169 Views | 0 Comments

Ever since I can remember I've had the "staring spells." When I was in second grade I had an EEG and they found no seizures. The staring can last up to minutes at a time. If I wanted to quit...

Created By: Kryt0n | 2015-12-15 17:34 | 163 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone,

I had my first tonic clinic seizure at 18months old. Up till puberty I had around 5 or 6 a year. Tests revealed nothing wrong. I had a break for a few year before it started...

Created By: Ciela | 2015-12-13 23:36 | 260 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,
I am 26 and have been suffering from simple partial seizures since I was 12. No doctors had ever diagnosed my "extreme déjà vu's" until this past January (2014) after I had my...

Created By: dig1tal | 2015-12-13 12:23 | 192 Views | 0 Comments

I'm looking for a smart device (preferably a watch) to help monitor my seizure activity. As far as I know I haven't had any seizure activity in 10 years, but I'm just starting to come off...

Created By: stltara | 2015-12-12 22:46 | 168 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: sumanK | 2015-12-11 15:58 | 180 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

 

I have a 20 year old son who has autism. He had his first seizure 2 years ago, a grand mal. He is on 125 mg of Keppra and 150 mg of Lamictal in the morning and 250 mg of...

Created By: Dave fox | 2015-12-08 13:51 | 237 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: sachrenj | 2015-12-08 02:57 | 181 Views | 0 Comments

I am male aged 24 working in a IT firm. I have came across with a situations like I have seizures.

It occurs when I suddenly get up from, starting to walk/run, like sudden actions on the...

Created By: Twinkle_60 | 2015-12-08 02:25 | 183 Views | 1 Comment

hi i have a question, i am on levetiracetam 500 mg 2 times a day since last 5 years. But recently i have noticed that i get tired too easily and i just want to sleep all day(lol), so is it normal...

Created By: JustinAldsworth | 2015-12-04 02:17 | 212 Views | 0 Comments

I had my first confirmed Grand Mal seizure when i was eleven. I was having them daily only when is wake up in the middle of the night.The local doctors in my area insisted that it was a sleep...

Created By: Leea9 | 2015-12-03 17:08 | 203 Views | 1 Comment

My girlfriend is 24/7 care taker for her brother. He has epilepsy and is intellectually challenged. He has the wherewithal to mostly take care of his daily needs. He has a seizure every couple of...

Created By: nightfighter | 2015-12-02 10:46 | 290 Views | 0 Comments

I have been living with epilepsy ( Complex Partial ) since I was in an accident at age 12. --1993, I had been seizure free all year and decided to give driving a try. I was hit with a breakthrough...

Created By: kitty67 | 2015-12-01 20:43 | 213 Views | 0 Comments

Hi I have signed up here because my husband of 15 years has been diagnoised with focal cortical dyplasisa following a mri for a clonic tonic seizure last year.I have found this the most stressful...

Created By: kells38 | 2015-12-01 17:12 | 222 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone!  Long time reader, first time signing up.  After 13+ years living with my diagnosis, figured it was finally time to jump in to the forums here.  :)

I was diagnosed in 2002 with...

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