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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: Head_Games_Girl | 2014-07-28 05:45 | 21 Views | 1 Comment

I read that the antidepressant Lyrica is also used as an AED. Currently wanting to try a new depression med as well as AED. Does anyone use Lyrica for both or one of the two? Does it work well...

Created By: tonierinmn | 2014-07-27 13:38 | 47 Views | 1 Comment

Hi folks!

I was just wondering if any of you could shed any light on my situation. Since childhood I have had seziures. Both epileptic and reflex anoxic. I stopped taking medication when I...

Created By: marylocke | 2014-07-26 09:24 | 21 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone been denied coverage for neuropace rns device?  United Healthcare covered 6 hospitalizations which cost nearly $500,000.00 for me to get a conclusive diagnosis.  They are now denying...

Created By: BlessdOne | 2014-07-26 00:42 | 36 Views | 1 Comment

On December 31, 2013 I was told that I have epilepsy.  Since then I've been on Keppra, Vimpat and now Onfi.  I stayed on the Keppra but completely lost interest in sex and my ability to peak, the...

Created By: luann3v | 2014-07-25 22:52 | 22 Views | 1 Comment

I have a daughter who has epelpsy.  She has been in the hospital for seizures lasting a long time and having multitude of seizures.  I am wondering about seizure activity and barametric pressure...

Created By: melodee.mae@gmail.com | 2014-07-25 12:13 | 40 Views | 0 Comments

For almost 35 years my mom has been diagnosed with epilepsy, atypical petit mal seizures. When she goes into a spell it begins when she wakes up and either gets worse throughout the day or stays...

Created By: nellieandalexis12 | 2014-07-24 23:33 | 54 Views | 1 Comment

hello everyone i am new here. i have had refactory epilepsy since i was a teenager and i dont know when i have seizures or remember when i have them. i just know what my family tells me happens. i...

Created By: sallymomff | 2014-07-24 01:27 | 38 Views | 1 Comment

Does any one know what questions they ask during the phone interview for CA DMV phone interview.

Created By: eddyhdz@hotmail.com | 2014-07-23 21:09 | 29 Views | 3 Comments

Currently taking zonisamide and carbatrol what side effects have u experienced in last few weeks the zonisamide giving me sleeping trouble side effects talking in sleep etc this was at moment when...

Created By: stone890_us | 2014-07-23 15:13 | 50 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all this my first post i am a 30 year old male who has been living with E since birth I have never felt discriminated against in the past 30 years on account of my E until now i recently...

Created By: freakyfarrier | 2014-07-21 14:56 | 54 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 | 38 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 | 62 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 | 103 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: teachergreen | 2014-07-15 15:50 | 113 Views | 1 Comment

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 | 84 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 | 80 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 | 42 Views | 2 Comments

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 | 56 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 | 80 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...

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