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: | 2015-07-18 05:33 | 254 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Skeeve11 | 2015-07-18 00:18 | 265 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Steven. I, like you, have seizures. Not every day. Maybe with different effects.

What I can say is that I've had them for almost 10 years now. They started after I ended a term...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-17 16:43 | 234 Views | 0 Comments


My name is Lupe, I have JME and I always have issues writing, reading, counting and consentretion! I work for a Hotel Front Desk for a long time. This is being a big problem for me plus I...

Created By: | 2015-07-17 16:00 | 267 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

Kristoffer is my name and Im diagnosed with epilepsy. I just feel like writing a post and hopefully anyone who feels like could share their opinion or experience.


Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-17 13:44 | 168 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I have JME and recently started on Lamotrogine and my jerks came back, and some other issues. Dr added clonazepam to control my myoclonus and it works sometimes, but not all the time, I am a...

Created By: | 2015-07-16 11:26 | 259 Views | 0 Comments

As the title stated, I went for 27 years, blindly living an epileptic life. 

After suffering a grand-mal seizure 18 months ago (I am 29 now), I underwent a host of history, EEG, CAT scan (...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-15 20:33 | 187 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I have JME and I have been on different meds I was on Depakote for many years and I always had trouble writing, but I always thought that it was because of my terrible tremors, my hands were...

Created By: WeatherTracker777 | 2015-07-13 09:34 | 347 Views | 1 Comment

Good morning to you friends from Houston, TX. I've casually been browsing these forums and after much prayer with my pastors, elders, 5 EEG's (including EMU and video EEG), along with an...

Created By: life.lemons | 2015-07-12 17:51 | 303 Views | 1 Comment

I have been living by myself for around a year and a half. I at one point fell and burnt my hand while cooking and just chalked it up to overdosing on medication.

I often wonder if I have...

Created By: rjvance | 2015-07-11 14:55 | 181 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone take the combination oflamictal and triciptal? What are your side effects? Do you have black outs

Created By: | 2015-07-10 21:46 | 213 Views | 0 Comments

My dad has had uncontrolled seizures for the past year, following a brain hemorrage. Recently, he has begun having seizure activity that is low grade, and lasts for several hours. When it is over...

Created By: | 2015-07-10 21:43 | 194 Views | 1 Comment

My dad had a brain hemorrage 21 months ago and has suffered seizures for about a year, uncontrolled by medications (Keppra, Lamictal, Topamax, and others). He has seizure activity that lasts for...

Created By: Ashley04 | 2015-07-10 13:30 | 269 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone,

So I was put on Keppra about three years ago after I had a couple of seizures. My doseage has been upped a few times since that time due to still sometimes having auras. Ever...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-09 17:12 | 220 Views | 0 Comments

anyone with JME changing medications? Depakote to Lamotrogine?

I need an advice!!!!

Created By: | 2015-07-09 05:04 | 237 Views | 0 Comments

A little back history:

At around 15 years old I had my first "black out". That's what I called them because I would be walking or sitting and the next thing I knew, I was somewhere I didn't...

Created By: Kells621 | 2015-07-08 21:45 | 296 Views | 1 Comment

Does it seem to anybody else that is not exactly buzzing with posts and comments in the community message boards? (Sometimes it can go days without a new post from somebody, and there...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-08 14:03 | 161 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

anyone in combination with Depakote and Lamotrogine???

Created By: Little angels | 2015-07-08 10:20 | 169 Views | 0 Comments

I know this is the adult Forum, but I was hoping someone on here could help me with my baby. She is almost 16 months old, she has Dravet Syndrome. I was wondering if someone could explain to me...

Created By: Misjoey101 | 2015-07-08 01:43 | 204 Views | 0 Comments

My neurologist has switched me from Keppra XR to normal Keppra. I am done with that transition but still have over 300 tablets of 750mg Keppra XR. What should I do with them? The last thing I...

Created By: | 2015-07-05 05:05 | 305 Views | 0 Comments

AT age 42rs of age, I was found on three different occasions, passed out behind the wheel of my car.  It took a whole year before I was diagnosed w/ having a seizure disorder.  I'm...