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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: freakyfarrier | 2014-07-21 14:56 | 30 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all .. well i am new here although i have been epileptic since 2007. my epilepsey was due to me having to under go life saving heart surgery .. but during the surgery they think i had either a...

Created By: sophiescott138@gmail.com | 2014-07-20 11:53 | 23 Views | 1 Comment

I have never been diagnosed with epilepsy. I had what I believe to be a seizure about six months ago, then another this morning. They both have happened after stretching my back, and whenever I...

Created By: kbutcher | 2014-07-17 16:03 | 40 Views | 0 Comments

Hi i am 43 yrs old and dignosed with epilepsy fifteen years ago...I have been taking lamictal 1000mg daily and it was all i could do to even function (get out of bed) 7months ago my doctor pushed...

Created By: GeorgeJr | 2014-07-16 22:50 | 75 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: teachergreen | 2014-07-15 15:50 | 80 Views | 0 Comments

Anyone else have this clothes seizure?

Had a seizure recently at 5am approx. Know it was a seizure because my purse was in an unusual place, strong headacheall day, found my a regular...

Created By: deborahdelmonte@yahoo.com | 2014-07-15 10:52 | 59 Views | 1 Comment

I am 52 years old and just this year I have already had 4 seizures (grand mal) and these are the first ones where I have had warning signals, where I've had no warning before.  My seizures would...

Created By: brian113 | 2014-07-15 10:49 | 52 Views | 0 Comments

I started having seizures at the age of 5 but luckily they disappeared until the age of 16. I've been having them ever since, and am now 42 yrs. old. I used to drive, but had to stop, because I...

Created By: nicky123 | 2014-07-15 09:56 | 27 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

I'm hoping to get some reallife experiences and results from Adults.  I have complex partial seizures for 20 years.

And I have been on 7 meds over 6 years.  Most of the...

Created By: Charler | 2014-07-14 10:36 | 44 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

I am diagnosed with epilepsy.  I was diagnosed at the age of 13 while playing a video game.  Myclonic jerks in the right hand and arm began to occur.  This symptom was ignored and...

Created By: mycde | 2014-07-13 17:45 | 62 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I am new to this forum and have been in denial about my condition until reading these posts.  After 2 grand-mals when I was 35 (Iam now 42), I was put on Lamictal and have taken it...

Created By: tophersmommy | 2014-07-13 16:02 | 72 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 22 year old female. I have a son that will be 3 in a few months. I didn't start having seizures until I was 7 months pregnant with my son. I have gone to multiple neurologists and have had...

Created By: glo92 | 2014-07-13 15:01 | 39 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 22 year old female new to having seizures. They started about a year and a half ago after a car accident. I am having a hard time adjusting to this new part of my life. Doctors have been of...

Created By: Bunnybelle | 2014-07-12 02:17 | 69 Views | 1 Comment

If you don't want to read the whole thing: does anyone have any experience or know of an experience where someone has tonic-clonic seizures but retains (though impaired) consciousness? 

For...

Created By: laurenh0708 | 2014-07-11 18:35 | 51 Views | 0 Comments

This is my first post here but something happened last night that prompted me to seek answers immediately. I was wondering if anyone else here has any type of synesthesia or chromesthesia along...

Created By: Klara2 | 2014-07-11 17:31 | 41 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I have little bit strange ask for help. I have not epilepsy, my dog does. My little dog started to live with me 9 months ago, I adopted her from a dog shelter. Because of her illness...

Created By: elizabethaserna@gmail.com | 2014-07-11 10:26 | 90 Views | 4 Comments

I just need a place to vent...

Some days it is hard to keep going. My seizures were under control for six years, almost seven. I went back to school in my thirties and I just graduated with...

Created By: Kaybaby | 2014-07-10 16:03 | 107 Views | 1 Comment

Okay so I'm 14 years old. My doctor told me to stop taking my medication after I've had it for like 2 years or so. Now after I stopped the medicine I started smoking weed. My question is, does...

Created By: nunchuks1473@yahoo.ca | 2014-07-10 09:17 | 28 Views | 0 Comments

Epilepsy BuskerFest is the Largest Money Raise in the world.

Last year we raised $75 000 dollars. I'm trying to increase that number, we need to get more "Likes" and "Shares" to be more...

Created By: bryanstewart02@gmail.com | 2014-07-10 02:15 | 55 Views | 1 Comment

long story short, ive an arachnoid cyst, causing me to have seizures which labels me as having epilepsy. im having surgery in sept. but my question is after having surgery, 6 months later i can...

Created By: Geoqe | 2014-07-07 20:31 | 73 Views | 1 Comment

I can remember (since 2nd or 3rd grade) in elementary school waking up in the nurse's office,with my eyeglasses (which I didn't start wearing until the 4th or 5th grade) usually broken and a sore...

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