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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: mikef6322@gmail.com | 2014-08-21 15:54 | 6 Views | 1 Comment

hi.

 

I first had seizures about 8 years ago.  The emergency room at Saint Jude's told me it was because of an overdose of an antidepressant I had been briefly been on.  Now I am...

Created By: alexis00 | 2014-08-21 10:54 | 12 Views | 1 Comment

Started having partial seizures in my teens, with visions, misdiagnosed as panic attacks. They evolved into full on grand mal seizures when I was 26 and a tumor was removed from my temporal lobe...

Created By: laurielynnmu@yahoo.com | 2014-08-20 17:49 | 28 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all,

I was diagnosed with fronto temporal lobe epilepsy since Aug. 2013.  The previous March I started having phantom smells. Also, for years I would wake up and feel like I was choking...

Created By: daisy_jones08@yahoo.com | 2014-08-20 16:49 | 30 Views | 0 Comments

It would be so much easier to give up. I've had grand mal seizures since I was 11 and I'm 24 now.. I've been on all kinds of medications but nothing works.  Come to find out, I have less seizures...

Created By: ryanjosephaz@gmail.com | 2014-08-20 12:29 | 15 Views | 0 Comments

Hello epilepsy forum,

Today, one of my past college friends showed me an indiegogo campaign that is based around helping t...

Created By: nathan.brown@alfalaval.com | 2014-08-18 12:37 | 22 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 | 24 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 | 81 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 | 57 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 | 47 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 | 82 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 | 24 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 | 68 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 | 45 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 | 50 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 | 87 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 | 80 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 | 172 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 | 58 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 | 63 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...

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