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: Jkenney | 2017-03-10 12:38 | 3 Comments

Is there a healthy diet or low carb diet I can do that won't effect my seizures ?

To tell you a little about myself I am 30 years old,I have had petite mal seizures since 1.5 years...

Created By: chancesmom35 | 2017-03-10 12:22 | 7 Comments

My son is 27. In 2011 he had 2 seizures. He was put on medication. In 2015, after being seizure free for 4 years, the doctor took him off of the medication. He was in his 90 day probation...

Created By: jill1129 | 2017-03-10 11:32 | 0 Comments

I've been having pretty severe problems w/ my epilepsy lately & when I tried to make an appointment w/ my neurologist for an EEG, I found he no longer accepts Keystone 1st. I thought...

Created By: ilicemil | 2017-03-09 08:25 | 2 Comments

Hi all, until recently, I have only ever gotten seizures when waking up in the mornings, I suppose something strange is happening to my brain when transitioning from sleep to wakefullness,...

Created By: catmom | 2017-03-08 22:40 | 1 Comment

Hello, I haven't been here in awhile since I was pretty stable. I have generalized epilepsy without auras, mostly nocturnal, but in the last year I've started having drop seizures and...

Created By: behindblueeyesx | 2017-03-08 20:31 | 7 Comments

Every couple of months or so I will experience clusters of deja vu episodes. They seem to be triggered by a stressful event, I've also experienced them a week or so before my period is due,...

Created By: lipugh | 2017-03-08 17:43 | 1 Comment

Good evening, I have been suffering from GM seizures for 4 years now, and here recently they have been more frequent. I am also suffering from non stop fevers for the past 4 months. I have had 3...

Created By: vivek471 | 2017-03-08 04:03 | 2 Comments

Hello,

I have had my first seizure 7 years back. I was hospitalized immediately and treated.I was diagnosed with epilepsy then.
Initially my doctor started with Levipil 5oomg 2 times...

Created By: Kevin from Calgary | 2017-03-08 03:51 | 2 Comments

I am 55 years old and this is my story. I do not condone my behaviour but it's what happened to me. I was diagnosed when I was 14 after a few grand mal seizures. I was put on dilantin and...

Created By: Patrick_58bf35709d799 | 2017-03-07 20:30 | 0 Comments

I have had seizures now for a while and didn't know what they were. When I finally had a grand mal at work we figured out what my episodes were. I was having 2 to 4 episodes a day. I guess...

Created By: GTIGuy8787 | 2017-03-07 12:49 | 1 Comment

So I had my first nocturnal seizure the other day (Presidents Day) and I've been concerned ever since, even to the point to where it's difficult to fall asleep because of the concern I...

Created By: Kevin from Calgary | 2017-03-07 03:19 | 2 Comments

I take phenobarbital and tegretol three times daily. When I wake up in the morning my pill bottle (containing some of each pill) is on it's side so I know that I haven't taken them yet....

Created By: ashante_germain | 2017-03-06 17:14 | 2 Comments

My name is Ashante, friends & fam call me Sha, I am 25 years old. I've been diagnosed with epilepsy since I was five years old, started of small with back to back petit-mals. But...

Created By: Sushislayer | 2017-03-06 09:36 | 4 Comments

That is what the doctors told me when I was first diagnosed with epilepsy at 18- I'm 26 now. I want to share my story because I feel I have a very unique case and wonder if anyone can relate...

Created By: sidney90 | 2017-03-06 05:05 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Sidney and I am 27 years old. I started have seizures about almost 5 years ago and was diagnosed with Absence Seizures/Epilepsy. In the begining, my friends and family would tell me...

Created By: Spoonie_87 | 2017-03-04 22:44 | 0 Comments

hey, so I've been diagnosed with epilepsy since age 3 (I'm 30 in august) initially it was petite Mal seizures then about 8-9yrs ago i was told i also have simple partial and 5yrs ago i...

Created By: Mindyp01 | 2017-03-04 11:10 | 1 Comment
Created By: Glory92 | 2017-03-01 11:12 | 0 Comments

Hello, I havent been diagnosed yet with epilepsy, but ever since I was 18 I have been getting a seizure a year I had tests done and they never found anything but I am taking one pill at night...

Created By: Beyrself | 2017-02-28 22:10 | 0 Comments

Hi all, I'm new to this forum and this is my first thread. I'm suspecting myself to be diagnosed with nocturnal epilepsy and here's my story.

On the 9th of Jan 2017 my...

Created By: AlphaFeme | 2017-02-28 21:15 | 0 Comments

Topamax, after being on this med for epilepsy since 2012, has caused me to lose so much weight including all my muscle....I look like a skeleton...I used to have an athletic build. It has made my...

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