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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: cbuechler | 2014-11-22 14:15 | 12 Views | 1 Comment

Hi All, I am a very active 54 year old woman.  I started out of the blue in Dec 2012 passing out for no reason at all.  Long story-short I ended up with a pacemaker which stopped the fainting but...

Created By: azmen2@gmail.com | 2014-11-22 09:11 | 36 Views | 2 Comments

Hello I have a university project to create an innovative product, so I chose to make a product that can help people with epilepsy like me.

So the idea was to create a small rounded tool (...

Created By: LetItGo24 | 2014-11-22 01:51 | 13 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I was diagnosed with non-epileptic seizures recently, on top of the Neurocardeogentic syncope I already have. I was wondering if there is any advice you could give me. I'm filing for...

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Created By: lindsayk | 2014-11-21 17:15 | 11 Views | 0 Comments

I am from Michigan and I am currently searching for a job. What type of career or jobs do you have? Does it impact your seizures?

 

Created By: crazygal101 | 2014-11-18 14:28 | 54 Views | 1 Comment

I am currently on Lamotrogine ( I have mild epilepsy and also suffer myoclonic jerks) and wondered if anyone faces this side affect, as i am currently studying it tends to be a big issue and i...

Created By: Helpme10 | 2014-11-15 00:39 | 67 Views | 0 Comments

Intrusive imagery when they close their eyes? For a few months now I have been occasionally experiencing images the second I close my eyes. And they come at me for a few seconds then disappear,...

Created By: jacob.floss@gmail.com | 2014-11-14 17:45 | 47 Views | 0 Comments

I've been an avid gamer my entire life, even after I developed a seizure disorder 6 years ago. The monitor I currently have (Acer LCD, 60hz refresh rate) sometimes bothers me with image tearing...

Created By: selmer92 | 2014-11-13 21:44 | 94 Views | 1 Comment

I've had epilepsy since I was 15 and when I was in college my seizures progressively getting worse and stress was becoming a main factor. I take Keppra 750 mg 2x a day to help, but even that wasn'...

Created By: aaeswallow14 | 2014-11-13 05:27 | 56 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I am 31 female I have had Epilepsy all my life.I have been struggling with it all my life.I have real bad my clonic twitches If I forget to take my meds.It gets worse.I am trying to find out...

Created By: ava sokot | 2014-11-12 09:33 | 56 Views | 2 Comments

what are the best ways to treat epilepsy?

thank you:)

Created By: Mr Miracle | 2014-11-11 23:54 | 82 Views | 0 Comments

Hi. I'm a 25 year old male who was diagnose with epilepsy at the age of 12. I was lucky because medication kept it in check until a couple of years ago. I'm currently in Japan and I've been having...

Created By: gina22 | 2014-11-10 18:23 | 84 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

      I am currently looking for a job, but I don't know what to do about the few years I was out of work due to seizures. Has anyone here ever had this problem (gaps in employment due...

Created By: norwegianwood8@gmail.com | 2014-11-10 11:53 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone! I'm really new (just signed up today)

I had a really scary seizure yesterday and it actually happened while I was driving. I didn't hit any other cars or people (thank God) but...

Created By: Lana112 | 2014-11-10 11:25 | 98 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I am starting a new job tomorrow and I am wondering if I have to tell them, full disclosure, about my epilepsy and seizures. I know they can't fire me for having it (or they...

Created By: jwtaylornc | 2014-11-09 17:42 | 95 Views | 0 Comments

I would like to know how many of you were offended by this weeks eposide of The League where they openly make fun of people with Epilepsy and to air it during Epilepsy awarness month.  I was...

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Created By: ProfessionalDreamer | 2014-11-09 08:37 | 62 Views | 0 Comments

Had another one done yesterday ... i'm nervous about the results ... is it weird i can't remember the first one at all? if it wasn't for my mom i'd never know i actually had one done. my memory is...

Created By: MarianaCole | 2014-11-08 11:55 | 88 Views | 1 Comment

Have you been told that your written communication lacks clarity; your grammar has deteriorated and your overall language skills have suffered once diagnosed with seizure disorder?

Created By: confusionsucks7@gmail.com | 2014-11-07 22:42 | 50 Views | 0 Comments

I joined a chat room but it won't let me say anything??? Help

Created By: confusionsucks7@gmail.com | 2014-11-07 21:31 | 118 Views | 3 Comments

I either had a dream or this really happened. A man came up to me at a store and asked me if I was ok. I was confused as to why he asked me that and then he said I was dragging my foot while...

Created By: iamfrederick13@gmail.com | 2014-11-07 18:23 | 74 Views | 0 Comments

I had my first Gran-mal in 09. I had to go to 2 more er's because the when the first two heard I drink they didn't run any test but blood to look for drugs then told me I was a alcoholic. So I...

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