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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: check.megan1@gmail.com | 2015-02-18 10:47 | 58 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 | 132 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 | 71 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 | 105 Views | 1 Comment

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 | 84 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 | 95 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 | 160 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 | 85 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 | 96 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 | 56 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 | 228 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...

Created By: lthomas5120@yahoo.com | 2015-02-09 21:58 | 155 Views | 10 Comments

Hello everyone. My 17 year old has epilepsy and I'm concerned that she would have seizures in her sleep. She has her own room and sleeps alone. Does anyone have any suggestions besides me getting...

Created By: mateeen2008@gmail.com | 2015-02-09 07:12 | 58 Views | 0 Comments

My 6 months old child is diagnosed with migrating partial seizures, does anyone know what is the best treatment for this?.

Created By: KaterinaSernowski | 2015-02-07 21:35 | 142 Views | 2 Comments

Hi!

My first grand mal seizure was 7.5 years ago, motor vehicle accident. I spent a few years recovering. I've had re-occurring seizures since. No grand mals, just auras, blanking out. I...

Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-07 18:59 | 257 Views | 5 Comments

I had a seizure over a week ago by myself.  It was on Jan 26th.  I have been to the doctor and they don't even freaking know what to do.  And this is making me so depressed that I REFUSE to live...

Created By: brdietrich | 2015-02-06 18:32 | 84 Views | 0 Comments

What side effects are common with tegretol?  How is it eliminated and what is its half life?

 

Many thanks

Created By: cdunk1 | 2015-02-06 15:32 | 134 Views | 1 Comment

A little background: I was diagnosed with idiopathic generalized tonic-clonic seizures when I was 13. I'm now 27 and have been seizure free for over 2 1/2 years thanks to the combination of...

Created By: lee in tn | 2015-02-05 22:16 | 389 Views | 7 Comments

Hello to everyone who is fighting siezures, the hurt and pain they bring.

I am new to this site and in reading some of the postings, I totally know what each one of you are going thru, I am...

Created By: tucci1991 | 2015-02-05 15:58 | 89 Views | 1 Comment

Are there any companies that people work for? That would recomend that would be recomended to be employed by? Im looking into retail, sales, stock, or a grocery store.

Created By: tucci1991 | 2015-02-05 15:48 | 54 Views | 0 Comments

Has anybody ever had IVIG done? If so has it been helpfull? And have you seen a big improvement?

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