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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: bluechi286 | 2014-09-16 14:23 | 22 Views | 1 Comment

I have a lot of experience (20 years) with "dealing" with epilepsy. However there are still things that the population that do not have epilepsy (or are not a family member/friend of a person with...

Created By: Shahar | 2014-09-16 10:12 | 23 Views | 1 Comment

I was evaluated for temporal lobe epilepsy some years ago (including 24h EEG and monitoring) and in the end was told that they couldn’t see anything in the EEG and therefore think that I don’t...

Created By: birdsongg@msn.com | 2014-09-15 12:28 | 42 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 49 yr old woman in the midst or end of Menopause.  I was also diagnosed at 20 with Grand mal seizures.  At that time I was having roughly one every 3-4 weeks.  It wasnt until years later I...

Created By: twoblondznabenz@yahoo.com | 2014-09-13 23:58 | 35 Views | 1 Comment

i am curious if anyone else out there is interested in seeing furthur research in using medicinal marijuana in adults as opposed to pills. there are so many benefits in marijuana on its own that...

Created By: alexis00 | 2014-09-13 17:06 | 46 Views | 1 Comment

It is often forgotten just how STRONG all of us are. The "Sacred Disease" has been with the human race for thousans of years. And still there are so many ignorant people out there that may be...

Created By: olivia96 | 2014-09-12 12:42 | 49 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with epilepsy 11 years ago and I've been on and off the medications ever since. A few months ago my EEG has gotten worse (before that and I haven't had a seizure for 10 years) and...

Created By: MBednarcik | 2014-09-11 00:33 | 70 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I have had gradmaul and partial seizures that go into gradmual since I was 10 or 13. A lot of trials with  epilepsy drugs and vns failed to.I went on zonegran  for awhile and it made my...

Created By: stripejellyfish | 2014-09-08 23:40 | 67 Views | 0 Comments

sever speech problem reoccurring after years of very rare to no occurrance at all of stuttering , epileptic Seizures and/or psychogenic seizures

 

 

 

anyone else have...

Created By: 3Hours2Live | 2014-09-08 12:20 | 58 Views | 0 Comments

I just had another encounter with "customer services" over essential household services mandated by the State.

An automated billing account has built up a large credit, and days ago I...

Created By: Lorikeet | 2014-09-08 03:48 | 102 Views | 1 Comment

I am a mess right now :(  I had a sleep-deprived EEG done last week amd did have some action during it.  Not the big seizures I had while in hospital, but the annoying ones that plague me on a...

Created By: john.robert.brown@bigpond.com | 2014-09-06 15:49 | 105 Views | 0 Comments

I just got a great job 28/8/14 and I told my boss I had epilepsy but that it was controlled by meds. A week later - to the day -he fired me on some crap charge. I had just sent a link to him and...

Created By: dmeloche56@gmail.com | 2014-09-06 13:41 | 87 Views | 0 Comments

I was working at Stonecroft Inn in Windsor Ontario doing housekeeping and previously I worked at a motel for 3 years before I came to Stonecroft Inn.You see I have had surgery for my seizures and...

Created By: kimjim23@yahoo.com | 2014-09-05 16:00 | 73 Views | 1 Comment

I had a Left Temporal Lobectomy 10 years ago. It has been great as far as my seizures are concerned, but it really did turn me into a different person.  I have had major "issues" with depression...

Created By: AJ91 | 2014-09-05 15:14 | 99 Views | 2 Comments

I have had Complex partial seziures for about 11 years now.  I have always tried to get away from people when I get ready to have one.  It has always worked for me, I could for the most part fight...

Created By: wkg123 | 2014-09-05 00:30 | 102 Views | 3 Comments

Hello I am william and i am 18 years old. I never have had a seizure that i was aware of until november of last year. First i had to cope without having a car and losing my independance, then in...

Created By: angelenya1 | 2014-09-04 20:35 | 73 Views | 0 Comments

on August 9th 2014 I all of a sudden got really tired and I had really bad arm pain from my wrist to elbow to the point where I was crying. the feeling of roller coasterin my stomachcame over me...

Created By: ralston16 | 2014-09-04 13:43 | 37 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all. My grandfather has had Epilepsy for a little over 50 years, I am interested in starting a foundation in his name. This is my frist stop that I have made to do research and get a strong...

Created By: Kandreas81 | 2014-09-04 00:46 | 74 Views | 3 Comments

I was just started on Aptiom (add-on to the Lamictal XR I'm taking). Started out at 400mg at bedtime and a week later increased to 800mg. I know it's very new, but I was hoping to get some...

Created By: monjanse | 2014-09-03 15:28 | 55 Views | 1 Comment

And can People without seizures develope epileptic seizures from zoloft or fluoxetine?

Created By: Hope331 | 2014-09-03 09:44 | 42 Views | 0 Comments

Good morning everyone, I was just wondering if anyone knows of any support groups in the essex county area.  If so, please respond.  Thank you.

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