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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: caz2015 | 2015-08-29 08:29 | 214 Views | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone, I hope I've posted this in the right place, was just looking for some advice.

Ever since I was little I always had this strange feeling come over me like a de ja vu , when i...

Created By: BlessdOne | 2015-08-28 22:32 | 193 Views | 1 Comment

It's been a long time since I've checked in.  A couple of years ago, I was diagnosed with Epilepsy.  My neurologist was rude, wouldn't answer questions and eventually I got rid of him.  I had no...

Created By: Beccaleigh27 | 2015-08-28 20:35 | 174 Views | 0 Comments

I was recently diagnosed with epilepsy about 2 years ago and it has been an uphill battle. I am a hairdresser and can't keep a job, apparently people don't like you holding sharp objects next to...

Created By: bhanger84 | 2015-08-27 13:12 | 184 Views | 1 Comment

I don't know what kind of seizures i'm having or what is causing them but its getting annoying. I have noticed a pattern every time I've had one though. I've only had about 5 of them altogher...

Created By: mariah18 | 2015-08-27 13:09 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

Hi. I have grandmal (tonic clonic) seizures, and I am currently on Lamotrigine. Lamotrigine usually controls my seizures pretty well, but this summer I attempted to switch from Lamotrigine to...

Created By: carolina3mom | 2015-08-27 09:02 | 207 Views | 3 Comments

I struggle with bouts of depression, anxiety, agression, etc.  The agression is fairly new (thanks to Keppra).  Before Keppra, people used to walk all over me.  I would put up with so much crap...

Created By: liverpool81 | 2015-08-27 00:21 | 159 Views | 1 Comment

 

Hi,

I was diagnosed with epilepsy since i was 17 and has been on oral medication ever since. Medication did reduce the full blown seizure (unconscious) but i still has some...

Created By: immun0 | 2015-08-26 00:35 | 170 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everybody,

I'm new to the forum and was hoping to form some connections with other people affected by epilepsy.  I was first diagnosed when I was 9 years old.  I was having many...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-08-24 08:11 | 197 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all,

Can someone please tell me how the big rash or (SJS) begins? I have been in Lamotrogine for the last 5 months and the 2 first weeks I started on Lamotrogine I Only had some itching...

Created By: Dreamer123 | 2015-08-22 23:39 | 263 Views | 1 Comment

hey guys :) 

I have epilepsy and unfortunately, it's not treatable and I have tonic clonic seizures almost every day now! However, I'm not fully unconscious during the seizures...I can...

Created By: poi606 | 2015-08-22 17:31 | 168 Views | 0 Comments

So i was supposed to be starting adult nursing at teesside university in september, however due to me having epilepsy the lady who runs the course has taken my place away a month before i am due...

Created By: hoobness | 2015-08-22 16:41 | 231 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, Im ryan and Ive had a siezure disorder since I was 18, Im now 39. It sucks. I was on depakote 2000mg/day til I was 37, and have since switched to keppra at 3000mg/day... and although the meds...

Created By: mushroommario | 2015-08-22 04:05 | 199 Views | 1 Comment

Hello again

Just had my EEG and was really hoping that someone might be able to help. I toke my partner and while I was doing the tests he was having a sneaky look at the screen.

As...

Created By: greengoblin72 | 2015-08-21 22:15 | 193 Views | 1 Comment

I am 26 years old, female, and married. I was diagnosed with absence seizures when I was 10, and "grand mal" seizures when I was 12. For many years I was on a combination of Zonegran and Zarontin...

Created By: MJH | 2015-08-21 15:02 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

Sometimes immediately after falling asleep I have super intense nightmares that I wake up from right away, sometimes shouting things, kicking my legs, or beating my pillow/bed with my fists, my...

Created By: lorinas01a | 2015-08-21 06:31 | 210 Views | 0 Comments

you do need to reverse them so for this to color design hiver under base which is going to be white known Jabir over perhaps weeks poses on to scream...

Created By: goodchar130 | 2015-08-20 21:41 | 192 Views | 0 Comments

I seem to only have seizure related activity whenever I'm sitting down in a restaurant. What is it caused by? The lighting? It's not like my past seizures where I pass out, it's just a brief...

Created By: rahcrach | 2015-08-19 21:25 | 236 Views | 1 Comment

I saw a few chats and most have the same reasons for their seizures, like my Focal and rare Grand Mal-mine are triggered directly from high stress and low food intake.I am  on Dilantin, only one i...

Created By: Nurseynurse | 2015-08-19 09:05 | 202 Views | 0 Comments

I have a patient unable to verbalize or communicate discomfort at all. I am wondering how you feel after a head drop seizure? Any neck pain that I should be worried about helping him with? It...

Created By: whitewolf2000@gmail.com | 2015-08-17 19:34 | 195 Views | 2 Comments

I have been in remission of epilepsy for 25 years but know I keep getting myclonic shocks.is this normal?

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