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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: peachestml | 2015-01-17 12:25 | 63 Views | 1 Comment

 I had my first seizure at age 17 after a night of drinking and not getting adequate sleep. my sister, a few friends and I were walking to the pool to go swimming.  I am thankful it happened...

Created By: lschmidt | 2015-01-17 01:50 | 121 Views | 3 Comments

Hi, 

One morning I woke up having a grand mal seizure, however I felt somewhat conscious while it was happening. I could hear my boyfriend talking to me and trying to help. I felt like I...

Created By: papaslove | 2015-01-16 22:28 | 69 Views | 0 Comments

my 1st post 

I just watched a video of a mother crying beside her child who was dying from seizures. The video was dated from Oct. It brought me to tears for the second time today. The...

Created By: sammo-i-ammo@hotmail.com | 2015-01-16 13:44 | 48 Views | 0 Comments

Two days ago i had a grand mal seizure at home with my two year old. This was my first seizure in two and a half years. It was alot worse than most of the ones ive ever experienced. I slept for...

Created By: hannaheart13 | 2015-01-16 01:36 | 91 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, my name is Hannah, and I have a strange condition I'm not sure how to identify. My doctor did every test imaginable on me (even a 72 hour EEG!) but we still don't know the reason behind my...

Created By: honeyprincess21@gmail.com | 2015-01-15 12:36 | 108 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone,

I have recently been diagnosed with partial seizures (I don't know if they are simple or complex, but I do know that it's coming out of the left side of my brain). My...

Created By: upforthis | 2015-01-14 14:54 | 43 Views | 0 Comments

          Hello to everyone. I've been away from this site for some time. Now I have a question I can't seem to get an answer to. I spoke to my doctor and she is not sure about a clear and precise...

Created By: monjanse | 2015-01-14 14:52 | 82 Views | 0 Comments

Can it be a possibility to develop only nocturnal partial seizures as an adult over 29 years old, when i have a little dysfunction in my right temporal lobe? I have some strange body sensations...

Created By: Kate T | 2015-01-14 10:33 | 102 Views | 2 Comments

Hello, my name is Kate. I have been to Doctor visit, to Doctor visit, even went to see a Neurologist today for the second time, and I'm not getting any help whatsoever and I'm getting extremely...

Created By: ahawks | 2015-01-13 20:29 | 39 Views | 0 Comments

Lately, I've been feeling a beeting like a thumping in the back of my head. THen I black out sometimes. Does anyone else get this?

Austin

Created By: saskurja | 2015-01-13 15:31 | 59 Views | 0 Comments

I have seizures, according to the doctor, because of certain chemicals in the food. However, I am extremely careful about what I eat. Every three months, I have a really bad month. This month,...

Created By: dann8592 | 2015-01-13 09:34 | 84 Views | 2 Comments

I had my first seizure at 23 I'm now 29. I have had petite Mal seizures a little longer just never knew that's what they were.im on Trileptal and vimpat I've had about 13 grand...

Created By: lime11 | 2015-01-13 08:38 | 88 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there been awhile being on here. I have had epilepsy all my life, been threw brain surgery and yes lots of meds. I now have a new Dr she has taken me off of all the meds and I'm on nothing....

Created By: riahc3 | 2015-01-13 03:13 | 42 Views | 2 Comments

Im having huge problems sleeping (I think I am having constant epilepsy attacks while sleeping) and Im thinking of taking hypnotic pills to help me sleep because honestly, right now, I cant go to...

Created By: skylerrenee7@gmail.com | 2015-01-12 16:59 | 63 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all. Thanks in advance for reading my post. 

Since Oct. 2014, I've had terrible symptoms that are seemingly strange. I am a 21 year old female, small fame, fit figure. I'm in college,...

Created By: victoriaacoyle@gmail.com | 2015-01-12 11:45 | 89 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I am currently engaged to a wonderful man who has complex partial seizures. He mostly has them when he is asleep, however every now and then he has them during the day. My question is...

Created By: honeyprincess21@gmail.com | 2015-01-12 09:01 | 73 Views | 1 Comment

I am currently working with my neuro to figure out what is going on with me. I went and had an EEG and had a seizure in my sleep so they started me on Lamictal to "see how that goes". I have now...

Created By: LawrenceRaoux | 2015-01-11 04:28 | 77 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone,

Let me just start by saying that I made this post because something needs to change in my life in order to make me feel safe/normal. I must do something!

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Created By: kcorley55@gmail.com | 2015-01-11 01:08 | 60 Views | 1 Comment

 

Hey everyone,

So I found out relatively late I have epilepsy (absence seizures) at 16.  I am 23 now and have progressed to grand mal seizures, and I feel like I am getting more and...

Created By: johnlee625211@yahoo.com | 2015-01-09 23:48 | 65 Views | 1 Comment

I consumed 600 miligram trilaptal within a day one in the morning and one in the night, so the doctor recommended an additional 50 miligram of topamax (both morning and night along with trilaptal...

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