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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: birdie712 | 2015-02-24 19:18 | 66 Views | 2 Comments

Just like the title says, where do you work? I'm a teacher by profession, but had to leave that 2 years ago after being told I was a danger to my students.I haven't been able to get another...

Created By: rckstr84@hotmail.com | 2015-02-23 21:21 | 109 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm 30.  I have grand mal and simple partial seizures.  I have had them for the last 8 years.  In the last few months my seizures have gotten worse.  They switched me to keppra.  Now my...

Created By: Smilemily | 2015-02-23 20:21 | 71 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

I have been diagnosed with a seizure disorder for a little over two years. I have generalized tonic clonic, complex partial, simple partial, and absence. Today I had to get an EEG...

Created By: cfield80@gmail.com | 2015-02-22 19:56 | 63 Views | 1 Comment

I have TLE and had a series of seizure clusters yesterday. I have simple partial, but have had complex partial in the past - before medication. I napped in the afternoon to try to break up the...

Created By: kayjay | 2015-02-21 17:54 | 69 Views | 1 Comment

So today i got a letter through stating that my mri found Incomplete inversion of the left hippocampus,can anyone enlighten me?
Iv had complex partials since being 11 and i recently (before...

Created By: stavroula | 2015-02-20 21:38 | 120 Views | 3 Comments

I have had epilepsy since i was 13 and growing up people including relatives would say 'You will never find  anyone no one will want you in their lives with this disorder'. When i finally started...

Created By: tahtahs23@gmail.com | 2015-02-18 18:06 | 152 Views | 1 Comment

Ok, I dont know how many of you have been asked silly questions about epilepsy but I had a man ask me if he could catch seizures through sex. Has anyone else been plagued with ridiculous questions...

Created By: TitaniumJawz | 2015-02-18 15:48 | 118 Views | 1 Comment

I'm new to this website.  I'm new to writing on forums.  I always just read them.  But as I looked through the forums and responses throughout this website one thing became very interesting: we...

Created By: Steven1 | 2015-02-18 11:47 | 39 Views | 1 Comment

~~Hi have a company that supplies and installs fire detection equipment. Could anybody assist with the following. At all fire exits it is law is south Africa to install a red flashing light for...

Created By: check.megan1@gmail.com | 2015-02-18 10:47 | 51 Views | 1 Comment

I don't have epilepsy. I have porphyria and seizures, absence seizures. I was going to take a class to be an emergency response dispatcher. I think it would be a good job because I could work...

Created By: Tamara1green | 2015-02-17 06:45 | 119 Views | 1 Comment

This is a very long winded post and there is no way to say any of this without sounding full of self pity so I'll just state right off that I'm not. I'm merely writing out a full list of health...

Created By: jbacon5324 | 2015-02-16 07:51 | 62 Views | 1 Comment

My name is Jeff and I am a single father with epilepsy that is not being controlled by medicine yet. I have no sense on when they are coming to I would like to know if a service dog will help me...

Created By: Tre | 2015-02-15 20:30 | 93 Views | 0 Comments

can anyone tell me what is going on? first it starts like this, i stay up late (lack of sleep) then shortly after falling asleep i wake up unable to move or speak i try to yell for help but...

Created By: chad.mundt@gmail.com | 2015-02-15 18:18 | 77 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, Y'all

My name is Chad, I have right temporal lobe epilepsy and I will be having a temporal lobectomy in a few days at Thomas Jefferson in Philadephia, PA.  I'm originally from around...

Created By: Malcolm | 2015-02-14 13:00 | 90 Views | 1 Comment

I had adolescent-onset TLE for many years, eventually med-controlled. Later in life I gave up smoking, but found myself raiding the fridge endlessly so I took up running. Within a year I was...

Created By: jessf_gurl69101@yahoo.com | 2015-02-13 17:06 | 153 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with Myoclonic Epilepsy a year ago and I cant seem to get my husband on the same page as me. When I had my Grand Mal last February he claimed afterwards that it was from "falling...

Created By: futurestar79@hotmail.co.uk | 2015-02-13 10:01 | 78 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I'm Lois, I'm 35, have two small kids, and have been referred to a neurologist for tests to see if I have epilepsy. I'm confused about my symptoms and whether they are classic symptoms,...

Created By: Eternal_Howl | 2015-02-11 23:54 | 89 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I haven't posted for a while, but I'm 37 and have had epilepsy since 8-years-old.

My seizures are fully controlled with clonazepam. I took other meds when I was younger, but...

Created By: culprit15 | 2015-02-11 13:36 | 51 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I've had epilepsy (temporal lobe) for over ten years now and it is fairly well controlled.  I've had more seizures lately as I've just moved to a new country (the UK), and I've had more...

Created By: Jdonnals82 | 2015-02-11 00:43 | 203 Views | 4 Comments

I am very new to all of this as I was just diagnosed three weeks ago, and I am still a bit overwhelmed. I thought I might present some of my concerns here as I do not seem to be getting a lot of...

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