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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: Lana112 | 2014-11-10 11:25 | 182 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I am starting a new job tomorrow and I am wondering if I have to tell them, full disclosure, about my epilepsy and seizures. I know they can't fire me for having it (or they...

Created By: jwtaylornc | 2014-11-09 17:42 | 153 Views | 0 Comments

I would like to know how many of you were offended by this weeks eposide of The League where they openly make fun of people with Epilepsy and to air it during Epilepsy awarness month.  I was...

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Created By: ProfessionalDreamer | 2014-11-09 08:37 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

Had another one done yesterday ... i'm nervous about the results ... is it weird i can't remember the first one at all? if it wasn't for my mom i'd never know i actually had one done. my memory is...

Created By: MarianaCole | 2014-11-08 11:55 | 166 Views | 2 Comments

Have you been told that your written communication lacks clarity; your grammar has deteriorated and your overall language skills have suffered once diagnosed with seizure disorder?

Created By: confusionsucks7@gmail.com | 2014-11-07 22:42 | 109 Views | 0 Comments

I joined a chat room but it won't let me say anything??? Help

Created By: confusionsucks7@gmail.com | 2014-11-07 21:31 | 201 Views | 3 Comments

I either had a dream or this really happened. A man came up to me at a store and asked me if I was ok. I was confused as to why he asked me that and then he said I was dragging my foot while...

Created By: iamfrederick13@gmail.com | 2014-11-07 18:23 | 136 Views | 0 Comments

I had my first Gran-mal in 09. I had to go to 2 more er's because the when the first two heard I drink they didn't run any test but blood to look for drugs then told me I was a alcoholic. So I...

Created By: millerj6@sou.edu | 2014-11-07 14:15 | 129 Views | 1 Comment

I think if anyone made the same jokes about epileptics, and isolated them in a corner of the room, people would be outraged.

 

It's okay to show predjudice toward epileptics. It's...

Created By: natereed010@gmail.com | 2014-11-06 18:39 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

Hi my name is Nathan my girlfriend has epilepsy she is had it for about 3 years now and she has not had a seizure Grand Mall in almost 8 months. now she just got taking off birth control because...

Created By: Misjoey101 | 2014-11-05 21:33 | 256 Views | 4 Comments

I am a junior in college(20 years old). Over the past 3 months, my seizures have gotten worse. So, my parents just pulled me out of school and made me come live with them again. Both of my parents...

Created By: amar739@hotmail.com | 2014-11-04 04:11 | 201 Views | 2 Comments

Hello friends.,

its been 2 year i've faced my 1st Seizure in same novemenber month on age of 25.  i'm very healthy and fit person and live for adventurous life. never expected such things...

Created By: Lizzy1025 | 2014-11-03 19:34 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everybody,
I'm not exactly new to epilepsy, I was diagnosed when I was 14 and am going on 21 in January. But I am new to this. I was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and my...

Created By: babvlb509@yahoo.com | 2014-11-03 15:05 | 115 Views | 0 Comments

I have complex partial seizures. I have begun standing at work in order to stay alert. When I start to have a seizure I get up and walk around. Does anyone think that my decision to stand at my...

Created By: amymar88 | 2014-11-03 14:07 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

Epilepsy was introduced to me around the age of eleven. I am 26 years old now. My neurologist diagnosed my seizures as petit mals. I used to stare in space while trying to finish homework with my...

Created By: blackman.nicola1a@gmail.com | 2014-11-01 18:09 | 134 Views | 2 Comments

Hi I was diagnosed with epilepsy 19 years ago and haven't been on medication for 17 years as I only suffer from petit mal (absences) and then mostly when I haven't had enough sleep, I've recently...

Created By: christax | 2014-10-31 21:55 | 224 Views | 2 Comments

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I have had weekly seizures for my entire life, and doctors were never able to determine the cause of them.  I saw many doctors and the only conclusion they came to was that it was...

Created By: info@specialbridge.com | 2014-10-30 15:11 | 156 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I just wanted to help spread the word about Special Bridge (www.specialbridge.com), a brand new online social community and dating site for adults...

Created By: a3ofhearts | 2014-10-30 09:48 | 176 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, I was diagnosed by my Doctor that my episodes are seizures. I just don't know if I agree. I would like to know if anyone else experiences this.

All of a sudden my heart starts pounding...

Created By: legal | 2014-10-29 08:00 | 90 Views | 1 Comment

I recently attended a India  foreign film showing in Hindi called Happy New Year that had a character called Tammy who had epileptic seizures for the cruel entertainment of the audience. I hope...

Created By: rajeshdm | 2014-10-29 06:48 | 223 Views | 3 Comments

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