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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: Malcolm | 2015-02-14 13:00 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

I had adolescent-onset TLE for many years, eventually med-controlled. Later in life I gave up smoking, but found myself raiding the fridge endlessly so I took up running. Within a year I was...

Created By: jessf_gurl69101@yahoo.com | 2015-02-13 17:06 | 304 Views | 4 Comments

I was diagnosed with Myoclonic Epilepsy a year ago and I cant seem to get my husband on the same page as me. When I had my Grand Mal last February he claimed afterwards that it was from "falling...

Created By: futurestar79@hotmail.co.uk | 2015-02-13 10:01 | 182 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I'm Lois, I'm 35, have two small kids, and have been referred to a neurologist for tests to see if I have epilepsy. I'm confused about my symptoms and whether they are classic symptoms,...

Created By: Eternal_Howl | 2015-02-11 23:54 | 205 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I haven't posted for a while, but I'm 37 and have had epilepsy since 8-years-old.

My seizures are fully controlled with clonazepam. I took other meds when I was younger, but...

Created By: culprit15 | 2015-02-11 13:36 | 200 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I've had epilepsy (temporal lobe) for over ten years now and it is fairly well controlled.  I've had more seizures lately as I've just moved to a new country (the UK), and I've had more...

Created By: Jdonnals82 | 2015-02-11 00:43 | 348 Views | 4 Comments

I am very new to all of this as I was just diagnosed three weeks ago, and I am still a bit overwhelmed. I thought I might present some of my concerns here as I do not seem to be getting a lot of...

Created By: lthomas5120@yahoo.com | 2015-02-09 21:58 | 272 Views | 10 Comments

Hello everyone. My 17 year old has epilepsy and I'm concerned that she would have seizures in her sleep. She has her own room and sleeps alone. Does anyone have any suggestions besides me getting...

Created By: mateeen2008@gmail.com | 2015-02-09 07:12 | 162 Views | 0 Comments

My 6 months old child is diagnosed with migrating partial seizures, does anyone know what is the best treatment for this?.

Created By: KaterinaSernowski | 2015-02-07 21:35 | 286 Views | 2 Comments

Hi!

My first grand mal seizure was 7.5 years ago, motor vehicle accident. I spent a few years recovering. I've had re-occurring seizures since. No grand mals, just auras, blanking out. I...

Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-07 18:59 | 374 Views | 5 Comments

I had a seizure over a week ago by myself.  It was on Jan 26th.  I have been to the doctor and they don't even freaking know what to do.  And this is making me so depressed that I REFUSE to live...

Created By: brdietrich | 2015-02-06 18:32 | 173 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 | 236 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 | 505 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 | 177 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 | 142 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 | 263 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 | 215 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 | 384 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 | 242 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 | 327 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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