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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: inneedofsupport | 2014-07-07 13:41 | 123 Views | 5 Comments

As a young girl I would get petite mal seizures almost daily. This went un-diagnosed for years, as my parents just thought I was a daydreamer!  My seizures eventually progressed into what was then...

Created By: Tcultrera@shaw.ca | 2014-07-07 11:47 | 99 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone. I have been recently diagnosed with Partial Seizures and cannot drive for 6 months. I am looking for ideas and advice on how to get around. We live a large city but in the worst...

Created By: lilpeanut07 | 2014-07-06 23:15 | 68 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there,

I'm a 25 year old female and suffer from atypical absence seizures which I guess is really odd for my age. As a child I had grand mal seizures which stopped then started having...

Created By: Lpeach | 2014-07-06 22:20 | 78 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

I am wondering if anyone can relate to what I am experiencing.
 I am 30 years old, suffer from alot of anxiety in general so I am wondering if I am having a possible...

Created By: Eric_D | 2014-07-06 15:29 | 43 Views | 3 Comments

Hello,

I am trying to find a way to explain to my 4 year old son that I have epilepsy. He has never witnessed me have a seizure in the past. I was given a DVD by Epilepsy Toronto that tries...

Created By: Aurelia | 2014-07-03 22:50 | 44 Views | 0 Comments

The fitters from Stilhaus Kitchens cleaned up after themselves and left the place like new.

Created By: Madge36 | 2014-07-03 11:51 | 81 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all!

 

I have been taking Lamictal 300 mg for about 12 years now but on time every time for about 10 years.  For the last 10 1/2 years I am thankfully seizure free with...

Created By: Jakemetz4159 | 2014-07-01 12:25 | 82 Views | 3 Comments

I saw my doctor last, and she was telling me that there were some transportation services for persons with epilepsy. She did not have any cards or pamphlets about them at the time. So I searched...

Created By: lemons55@rocketmail.com | 2014-07-01 01:44 | 91 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone! I found out about my epilepsy(Juvenile Absence Epilepsy)about 2 years ago right before my 18th birthday. Throughout these two years I've had like 8 or 9 grand mal seizures and I've...

Created By: Head_Games_Girl | 2014-06-30 19:01 | 73 Views | 0 Comments

I haven't worked in two or so years due to headaches and - recently - unexpected tonic-clonic seizures that have left me with severe memory loss. I've been getting SSI since 2009 or '10, but this...

Created By: Amanda.welden@maryanndonuts.net | 2014-06-29 22:07 | 47 Views | 1 Comment

My name is Amanda  Any body in here from the Cleveland Clinic?

Created By: just-some-guy | 2014-06-28 09:21 | 170 Views | 15 Comments

Up until this week, I was always aware that I was having a seizure while I was having one. This allowed me to sit down and safely wait for my confusion to clear-up.

But, this week I had a...

Created By: Molly006 | 2014-06-26 21:04 | 124 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I've been having seizures now for 3 months. I have them anywhere from 3 to 8 times a day. My diagnosis has been complicated because my symptoms aren't exactly adding up. My seizures...

Created By: Jqjohnson | 2014-06-26 19:48 | 156 Views | 0 Comments

Hey friends, I have found a great device I have been using for a few weeks now and it really helps me out. Also, it is relatively inexpensive. You can find it at tdcs-kit.com, and here is a link...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-06-26 16:52 | 137 Views | 1 Comment

im writing this in hopes that someone else has similar seizures and can offer some advice!  im 24 and about 6 years ago i took ecstacy for the first time(i know its bad but i was young and stupid...

Created By: christax | 2014-06-26 13:13 | 104 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Chris and I am 57 years old.  For my entire life I have been suffering from

epileptic seizures, which have been occurring, on average, twice per month.  In addition, I

...

Created By: ProfessionalDreamer | 2014-06-25 21:35 | 63 Views | 0 Comments

I feel like when i'm standing for too long i feel like slightly dizzy and my eyes kinda twitch is this something u experience or heard of before relating to epilepsy? I know when I talk to my...

Created By: studentvelikansky@seznam.cz | 2014-06-25 13:11 | 107 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone, I'm posting here my experience and I hope you can take a lot from it. I had epilepsy 13 years ago and took drugs for 8 years since. During that time I didn't have hard seizures...

Created By: Aliza treen | 2014-06-25 12:19 | 90 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Aliza and I actually just found this this website  I have grand mals ( tonic clonic)and they are pretty controlled until recently I've had epilepsy for for 10 years and I'm 32 now...

Created By: Misjoey101 | 2014-06-24 22:06 | 81 Views | 1 Comment

My neurologist is suggesting that I take Vimpat. Has anyone heard of it? What is it? Side-effects?

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