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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: dmlinnstaedt@gmail.com | 2014-10-09 21:12 | 65 Views | 0 Comments

So the first time I remember this happening was back in 7th Grade (I'm 22), but the main thing that keeps happening to me is sometimes when I'm standing up, or even just laying down, my left arm...

Created By: Doite | 2014-10-09 13:35 | 126 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with Epilepsy due to having absent seizures when I was 16. I took medication for two years before going off it because firstly my zone outs were very rare, and secondly because my...

Created By: katfaerie | 2014-10-08 12:10 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: nadiaasif | 2014-10-08 05:35 | 54 Views | 0 Comments

Is there any particular insurance required in case of epileptics? I am moving to San Jose, California, and would like to know if any health insurance would help me manage epilepsy costs like...

Created By: WhyMe69 | 2014-10-07 15:22 | 99 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with epilepsy in my mid-40s. No specific cause was ever found.  Around 8 years ago, I had surgery and have had only one break through seizure 3 or 4 years ago.  I'm still on the...

Created By: Ileney | 2014-10-06 12:29 | 98 Views | 0 Comments

I'm on lactimal xr 200 mg for almost two months, since being raised it has helped the complex partial  seizures and initially helped the simple partials.  Two weeks ago I had a couple of the SP,...

Created By: lynne127 | 2014-10-06 10:21 | 43 Views | 0 Comments

Hi.  I was wondering is anyone has the NeuroPace RNS implant?

 

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-10-06 09:45 | 52 Views | 0 Comments

ive been on lamictal for almost 4 years now for my seizures in my sleep. i went 2 years without having a seizure until a few months ago when i had one and then had my first daytime seizure a few...

Created By: bryan91577 | 2014-10-05 18:31 | 75 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone my name is Bryan I started having seizures at the age of 5 I am now 37. I have been on every medication possible 35 to be exact throughout my life. Around 2008 they started getting...

Created By: ashb198282@yahoo.com | 2014-10-05 04:15 | 60 Views | 0 Comments

I had 2 seizures in my sleep when i was 16 years old. At least we were told they were seizures no DR witnessed them just my parents. I was put on dilantin after the 2nd one they said it was a gran...

Created By: jonilovechachi | 2014-10-04 16:53 | 66 Views | 0 Comments

I had a seizure at work about a week ago.  They are offering Workers Comp because I fell out of a chair when it happened.  Not sure what to do next.  I have had seizures in the past, about 25...

Created By: yukoichihara909@yahoo.com | 2014-10-03 14:30 | 100 Views | 0 Comments

In July I had come home from work. I had been battling a cold for two weeks, or so I thought it was a cold. All that I remember when I got back home from work was spending time with my kids and...

Created By: SteveF | 2014-10-01 09:39 | 205 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone,

I just got done a 7 day inpatient stay at Jefferson University Hospital epilepsy center (highly recomend them) for an official diagnosis. The out come however was worse than...

Created By: scubagirl | 2014-09-30 16:51 | 90 Views | 3 Comments

Has anyone taken an assessment test as part of a job application process?

As part of a job interview I've been asked to take on online test to evaluate my personality and skills aptitude.  ...

Created By: AtmosphereZA | 2014-09-30 16:12 | 46 Views | 0 Comments

My Wife has Osteogenesis Imperfecta (or brittle bone disease).

If "Normal People" were to fall down a flight of stairs - they might break 1x bone.... She would have 10-20 breaks!

I'm...

Created By: lauzy_d | 2014-09-30 01:15 | 60 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

I'm new to the forum but a lot is going on for me at the moment with my Epilepsy. I'm 33 years old. Diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy when I was 16. I have mostly been...

Created By: Amy Kate | 2014-09-29 22:07 | 59 Views | 1 Comment

I'm encouraged by the posts I've read here.  I have a son entering adulthood and I have so many questions about this transition that is upon us.  Big questions, like how to help him find purpose...

Created By: Feelline | 2014-09-29 16:33 | 96 Views | 1 Comment

Hey, guys!

New to the forum and eagerly searching for help from fellow sufferers of JME who have experience treatment with Keppra who then suffered from severe, debilitating depression....

Created By: Debrief | 2014-09-29 10:51 | 79 Views | 1 Comment

My 30 year old daughter has uncontrolled epilepsy and would like to live independently with supports in place.  Can anyone share experiences?  We live in Chicago and we are planning to purchase,...

Created By: Cassie2 | 2014-09-29 05:26 | 84 Views | 2 Comments

I'm about to be 43years old.  I have finally been seizure free for 5 years.  My daughter,who is 13, finally can participate in after school activities because I can drive.  Now comes my new...

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