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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: nathan.brown@alfalaval.com | 2014-08-18 12:37 | 15 Views | 1 Comment

In doing more research on Photosensitivity Seizures, I find the T8 Florescent Light Bulbs are giving off a high contrast of red spectrum wave length then say T5 LED or good old fashion...

Created By: aviatorsquest4god@gmail.com | 2014-08-17 15:31 | 21 Views | 0 Comments

Service Dogs whether they be owner trained or programed trained can't be trained for protection as its NOT a task. Then again some people do train for shutzhund which is like protection but isnt...

Created By: RI1206 | 2014-08-17 11:28 | 64 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all,

I am new here and diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy last September at 25. I had no history of seizures before.  I had another grand mal seizure the following week and was put on...

Created By: brad.r.sutton@gmail.com | 2014-08-16 00:30 | 50 Views | 0 Comments

Hi my name is Brad,

This is my first posting  on this site.  I was first semi diagnosised with a seziure condition 4 years ago.   I was training for a multi sport event (running, canoeing...

Created By: njs14 | 2014-08-15 22:30 | 35 Views | 1 Comment

I'm 25 years old - I've had seizures every year or so since I was a little kid. I've been on sodium valproate (epilim, depakote etc) for the last 4 years, and been seizure-free for the last 2.5...

Created By: Terry 436 | 2014-08-15 16:00 | 71 Views | 5 Comments

My wife has been having seizures for about 3 years now, labeled as 'absent seizures' diagnosed epilepsy of course, initially they presented themselves with hallucinations, crowds of non existent...

Created By: tenmoleyhendens | 2014-08-14 20:47 | 21 Views | 0 Comments

"Trash are only bag proposed to the rejection of thiophene, how can there be to come up with the barrel go down!" Ms. A casual stroll after lunch, but do not want to come to the front of a large...

Created By: aramir50 | 2014-08-14 17:43 | 61 Views | 1 Comment

Hello there.  I'm new to this, my therapist just introduced me to this site.  I need a little assurance and I'm hoping someone can give it to me.  When I was 4-years-old, I was physically...

Created By: lucylou6 | 2014-08-14 13:47 | 41 Views | 1 Comment

I am 27 years old and was diagnosed with JME when I was around 18. I've never had a tonic clonic seizure, only the myoclonic jerks and I haven't had these since I started medicine when I was 18. I...

Created By: MartinC | 2014-08-14 03:59 | 43 Views | 1 Comment

Thought I would share my experience with epilepsy. I am a 30 year old Danish man living in Malta. I found this forum to the best out the ones I looked at. Anyway for several years I have been...

Created By: thebec19 | 2014-08-13 16:29 | 80 Views | 1 Comment

I'm newly diagonsed epilespy patient, I was diagonsed December of 2013. The doctors that I have aren't really giving me any advice or much information on this. It's finally starting to sink in on...

Created By: nowyoucanemailpaul@gmail.com | 2014-08-11 17:43 | 76 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all,

My nickname is Paul. My seizures are caused by a scar on my occipital lobe.

A major problem for me, in trying to get medical help, has been that all doctors seem to just...

Created By: Lorikeet | 2014-08-11 07:13 | 160 Views | 7 Comments

I just want to hear from other people about this as I have been brushed off by doctors and don't know what to do.  Sorry, it's long :(

In early July I went to the ED.  I had been at work...

Created By: moonstar_abbie@yahoo.com | 2014-08-10 20:56 | 56 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, my name is Abigail.  I am 20 and have partial, absent, Grand Mal, and clonic.  It started after a car crash in January 3, 2008.  It's been a struggle to get them under control.  I still can't...

Created By: Kate5 | 2014-08-10 13:07 | 60 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Kate and my sister was recently diagnosed with partial seizures that spread.  She has been dealing with this since March, and even though she is on medication, she is still having...

Created By: neoshogirl16@yahoo.com | 2014-08-08 21:45 | 63 Views | 1 Comment

My name is lacey I am 22 I'm from wisconsin i have tonic clonic (grand mal) seizures I've been having them since I was 9mos old I don't have them very often, but when I do it still kind of makes...

Created By: zwbsmom | 2014-08-08 18:33 | 48 Views | 0 Comments

I am 25, have had epilepsy since age 9, two temporal lobe resectionings, VNS, multitudes of medicine.  In June I felt what I thought to be seiure activity, began a 3 day dose of lorazepam per...

Created By: TanyaRobertson | 2014-08-08 00:13 | 77 Views | 2 Comments

Well after going almost 20 years without seizures (last one was around age 15 now 35). I have started having them again. Only they have come back in a different form. I used to have just petimal...

Created By: rolandcashley@gmail.com | 2014-08-07 19:55 | 43 Views | 1 Comment

I am new to the world of Martail Arts and if I keep going in the direction I am going in there will be some sparring. I am also new to this diagnosis I had two small episodes a year and a half ago...

Created By: staringinthestars | 2014-08-07 13:11 | 23 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone! My name is Holly. I have a blog called Staring In The Stars in which I talk about my experiences living with Cerebral Palsy and Epilepsy, as well as share news and information about...

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