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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: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-02 03:09 | 222 Views | 0 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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Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-02 03:06 | 143 Views | 0 Comments

Hi! I had a seizure just this last monday (Jan 26th), and since then I've been feeling very foggy, disoriented, etc, and I was just wondering if it was normal to still feel 'odd' after this long...

Created By: weathergrlxox@aim.com | 2015-01-31 11:39 | 213 Views | 8 Comments

Why would my neurologist repeat an eeg after I've been doing fine on Keppra for the past couple of years? I don't understand it and I dread washing the glue out afterwards! I also have...

Created By: AshleyMay12 | 2015-01-31 02:16 | 182 Views | 2 Comments

I always had a hard time getting involved with anything to do with epilepsy.mi was bullied for it a lot as a kid and teenager, so it took me a while to accept it. It didn't help because I didn't...

Created By: princesskay55113@yahoo.com | 2015-01-30 23:38 | 149 Views | 0 Comments

HELP!  My Myoclonic seizures can't get in control with the medication I'm on.  And I am hearing voices, but I'm alone when they happen.  What can I take to get in control with my seizures and the...

Created By: roccon111 | 2015-01-30 14:34 | 194 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone. I was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy when I was 15 years old. I'm now 24, and finished graduate school in August. My seizures were well controlled on lamictal with...

Created By: princesskay55113@yahoo.com | 2015-01-30 14:06 | 130 Views | 1 Comment

I have Grand Mal seizures which have been controlled since 1997 with Mysoline and Lamictal. But I've also been diagnosed with Myoclonic seizures and am taking Clonazpam and I'm still having the...

Created By: ltennis71 | 2015-01-30 12:39 | 167 Views | 0 Comments

I am writing this because of a serious concern I have about the state standards to become a Teacher.  

            I want to start by saying; I am a hard working, smart young adult, who has...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-30 12:06 | 151 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, I am currently going through all the tests to find out whether or not I can have brain surgery....I have had the video EEG, MRIs, PET scan, and I am scheduled for an fMRI and a neuro-...

Created By: GoPackGo87 | 2015-01-29 19:42 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

Hope everyone is well and not too piled with snow. :) I am looking for some info on anyone who has tried the low glycemic index diet for adults with uncontrollable E. I...

Created By: anniemb | 2015-01-28 23:04 | 166 Views | 0 Comments

I just read Dr. Crepeau's post about MRIs being better diagnostically than CT scans. I've never had an MRI, but was diagnosed with left temporal lobe epilepsy after a couple grand mal seizures a...

Created By: acmq09@gmail.com | 2015-01-27 15:40 | 312 Views | 1 Comment

I have idiopathic generalized epilepsy, and I really need to drive; So far, the doctor has told me that I should not drive becase if I have an absence seizure while driving I may caused an...

Created By: rustee72 | 2015-01-26 21:53 | 160 Views | 1 Comment

I am 42 years old. I have Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, ADHD, and OCD. I have received ECT treatments fine since 2008. Then, in May 2014 things went downhill when I was in the hospital (again, I was...

Created By: bhanger84 | 2015-01-26 19:23 | 259 Views | 0 Comments

I know this is going to be long but I hope somebody will read this and maybe see if they have similar problems and how they deal with it. 

 

The first seizure i've ever had was back...

Created By: napoleonpp | 2015-01-26 17:43 | 177 Views | 0 Comments

I'm new on this forum and looking for some advice. I'm 25 and have been having what appears to be nocturnal seizures. Over the last year I've been having on average one every two months. The worst...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-25 20:35 | 152 Views | 1 Comment

Does anyone know how long a PET scan takes and how helpful this test is in regards to making a determination as to whether or not a person is a candidate for surgery?

Created By: Arli | 2015-01-25 10:33 | 162 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I am a mother of 2 small children and have been having seizures for about 10 years but have gotten worse and more frequent about 3 years ago. My husband and I have been looking into getting a...

Created By: Larsonkatielynn | 2015-01-24 23:01 | 193 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Katie and I'm 27. Ive had epilepsy since I was 3.The kind I have are Tonic-Clonic. Ive been told recenly that I should apply for disability. I've been having them more frequently.I take...

Created By: ag84 | 2015-01-24 12:34 | 191 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone.
 
I hope its okay to post here. I’ve been attempting to research epilepsy for a number of months now, and found this site via Google. I understand this site is mostly...

Created By: lakeside5 | 2015-01-24 11:26 | 157 Views | 1 Comment

Recenty had open heart surgery.   Value replaced, fluid drainned, bypass of lad, wast h at home for about 8 days fell in bathroom and hit head and had two grand mal seizures.   Being told I cannot...

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