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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: mommysdoggys@gmail.com | 2014-09-02 11:25 | 5 Views | 0 Comments

I don't really understand this. It started as a good thing, a few famous people doing something stupid to raise money for ALS. I thought it was cool.

But then I saw my friends and family...

Created By: karthikrerocks@gmail.com | 2014-09-02 08:21 | 5 Views | 0 Comments

hi i had a seizure attack 4 days ago. i feel strange in my body, flashing of lights in my eyes. what to do now. how long it lasts.

Created By: thinkingallowed | 2014-08-31 17:46 | 56 Views | 1 Comment

I've had undiagnosed simple-partial seizures for many years. The other night I was working late and experienced a small seizure. Normally I try to change my thinking and it goes away, however this...

Created By: Aaron85 | 2014-08-30 02:45 | 56 Views | 5 Comments

My wife had her first tonic clonic seizure in 2013 at age 26. Ever since then, the frequency and types of seizures has increased. For the first few months she would only have maybe 1 tonic clonic...

Created By: monjanse | 2014-08-29 15:36 | 41 Views | 2 Comments

It only happening when im waking up from sleeping during night. I feeling numbness and allmost paralyzed in my left bodyparts and sometimes only my left arm. And sometimes i waking up of have done...

Created By: bobbyboolaje@yahoo.com | 2014-08-29 15:22 | 31 Views | 2 Comments

Recently I've been giving my rights to drive which has been a huge step being 19. But I don't feel comfortable driving because of me havint to wait for so long and my driving instructors having...

Created By: spuzzter | 2014-08-28 06:56 | 56 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone,

I've been a member and have read the forums for a while, but this is the first time I've actually posted; the fact that I'm only doing now in a moment when I need support...

Created By: kaibrig86@gmail.com | 2014-08-27 15:53 | 67 Views | 1 Comment

I had a seizure while working in april. My employer required a 'fitness for duty' letter to allow me to return.

I went to an epilepsy neurologist.The doctor increased my lamictal dosage and...

Created By: Hope331 | 2014-08-27 13:32 | 49 Views | 1 Comment

Good afternoon, I am new to this site, and at this time, I cannot drive b/c my driver's license was revoked.  In MA you must be seizure free for at least 6mo before you can drive again....I have...

Created By: dfritz | 2014-08-27 10:57 | 41 Views | 1 Comment

Does anyone have problems with accepting authority figures in their life?  I.e., your boss, your coach?  My son has epilesy and it seems he just can't accept "people telling him what to do".  He...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-08-26 19:22 | 55 Views | 1 Comment

i've had seizures in my sleep for about 5 years now and my doctor has me on lamictal. ive never had a seizure while ive been awake-only in my sleep! about a year and a half ago i started to have...

Created By: cnyngirl | 2014-08-26 14:04 | 67 Views | 0 Comments

I need to reduce my seizure meds. They are causing serious side effects some of which can be permanent. So I really would like to know what is working for those of you using marijuana. We are all...

Created By: cabrennan@cogeco.ca | 2014-08-26 11:29 | 58 Views | 1 Comment

I have recently been diagnosed with Left Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.  I have had panic attacks for years, not sure if they were actually due to the TLE or not.  My question is has anyone heard of a...

Created By: ProfessionalDreamer | 2014-08-25 16:30 | 55 Views | 1 Comment

So I had a seizure Saturday morning ... like anytime i feel like i'm in the clear i get another one ... let me see what could have contributed to this, not eat much lately, bad break up night...

Created By: Metalfan | 2014-08-25 13:04 | 30 Views | 1 Comment

I had a seizure about one week ago and like the rest of the seizures (grand mals) I don't remember anything about it. I do know that I must have fell on my left arm/shoulder because it was sore...

Created By: puremage111 | 2014-08-25 07:10 | 47 Views | 1 Comment

Hi guys, im a guy who is 19 this year, my problem is this.

 

When i was 13, started my high school life, so basically most of the time i sleep really late at night like 4-5A.M and...

Created By: Artemis108 | 2014-08-25 02:33 | 184 Views | 2 Comments

I'm sure a lot of you have notice the "ice bucket challange" videos have gone viral on social media. It's where you dump a bucket of ice water on your head and donate to ALS research. I understand...

Created By: Smilemily | 2014-08-24 20:23 | 65 Views | 2 Comments

Hello

My name is Emily. I have multiple types of seizures usually at least once a month. Wearing a medical bracelet makes me feel safe when I go out in public. I have a plastic one now that...

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