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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: scubagirl | 2014-09-30 16:51 | 3 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone taken an assessment test as part of a job application process?

As part of a job interview I've been asked to take on online test to evaluate my personality and skills aptitude.  ...

Created By: AtmosphereZA | 2014-09-30 16:12 | 3 Views | 0 Comments

My Wife has Osteogenesis Imperfecta (or brittle bone disease).

If "Normal People" were to fall down a flight of stairs - they might break 1x bone.... She would have 10-20 breaks!

I'm...

Created By: lauzy_d | 2014-09-30 01:15 | 8 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I'm new to the forum but a lot is going on for me at the moment with my Epilepsy. I'm 33 years old. Diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy when I was 16. I have mostly been...

Created By: Amy Kate | 2014-09-29 22:07 | 12 Views | 0 Comments

I'm encouraged by the posts I've read here.  I have a son entering adulthood and I have so many questions about this transition that is upon us.  Big questions, like how to help him find purpose...

Created By: Feelline | 2014-09-29 16:33 | 34 Views | 1 Comment

Hey, guys!

New to the forum and eagerly searching for help from fellow sufferers of JME who have experience treatment with Keppra who then suffered from severe, debilitating depression....

Created By: Debrief | 2014-09-29 10:51 | 20 Views | 1 Comment

My 30 year old daughter has uncontrolled epilepsy and would like to live independently with supports in place.  Can anyone share experiences?  We live in Chicago and we are planning to purchase,...

Created By: Cassie2 | 2014-09-29 05:26 | 33 Views | 1 Comment

I'm about to be 43years old.  I have finally been seizure free for 5 years.  My daughter,who is 13, finally can participate in after school activities because I can drive.  Now comes my new...

Created By: Lisainatx | 2014-09-28 19:18 | 29 Views | 1 Comment

Hi.  I had a seizure at work on Friday.  Ended up in the ER at the hospital down the street.  What happens now?

I got some forms sent to me by worker's comp because I fell out of my chair...

Created By: johnlee625 | 2014-09-27 04:50 | 26 Views | 1 Comment

I decided to consume the medicine one in the morning, and one in the night.

For me, I consume it at 8 AM. In terms of night, can i consume it at 5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm or 8 pm, anytime?

I...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-09-26 16:41 | 52 Views | 1 Comment

for the past 5 years ive had seizures only in my sleep. today i had one during the day and thats never happened before. has anyone else had night time seizures that turned into daytime ones?

Created By: Artemis108 | 2014-09-26 03:35 | 37 Views | 0 Comments

When I was a teenager I was a HUGE fan of the Harry potter series, both the movies and the books. One of my favorite characters was professor Lupin (I know this sounds unrelated but I'll try and...

Created By: Kyle14 | 2014-09-25 16:23 | 50 Views | 1 Comment

Okay, so i'm pretty new to these forums but hopefully some of you have had some experiences similar to this and can help me out.

Just under 3 years ago is when I first got diagnosed (16...

Created By: layman12 | 2014-09-25 10:24 | 66 Views | 1 Comment

A friend of mine just had a breakthrough seizure after being seizure free for about.... nine months. What does this mean? Does that mean the meds aren't working anymore or is it because she's...

Created By: kitrickb | 2014-09-25 07:48 | 43 Views | 0 Comments

I've had epilepsy for all my life. Been on meds for only 17 years now. This is a new thing thats been gradually worsening. I've been on Lamictal 200 mg 2x for about 5 years with usual side effects...

Created By: Florida Kim | 2014-09-25 00:41 | 36 Views | 0 Comments

Hi. My 23 yr old /Son, Ryan,  has had seizures since 11. It is genetic from my mom, myself and both my sons. We were all diagnosed with jme at puberty. The difference with Ryan is he is not...

Created By: user85 | 2014-09-24 21:57 | 40 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

My nephew who is 10 years old has been diagnosed with epilepsy this year. It started off this year as:

1. Fainted oftenly in school;

2. Severe jerks with saliva...

Created By: Flippergirl66 | 2014-09-24 10:37 | 48 Views | 0 Comments

I'm curious to know if other's might experience false recognition among the public days after a Tonic Clonic.  I myself seem to believe, while logically knowing otherwise, that each person I...

Created By: nofofakekine@yahoo.com | 2014-09-24 05:58 | 62 Views | 2 Comments

Son has been seizing for almost 7 mins. I think. Can't determine between if its a post ictal or still ictal. My son has normal EEG, but dr saw a seizure and put him on Keppra. Do eyes typically...

Created By: Jacob0101 | 2014-09-22 22:18 | 41 Views | 0 Comments

Has anybody had much experience with this seizure detecting watch? When I have grand mals the watch does seem to pick up the seizure and I've been able to hit the panic button when I've felt a...

Created By: jay_layton@aol.com | 2014-09-21 17:57 | 94 Views | 2 Comments

 

Hi, my name is Jay.  I have complex partial seizures and have had them for 10 years.  I have tried pretty much every medicine on the market.  I am currently on Lamicatal and Vimpat.  The...

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