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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: brian113 | 2014-07-15 10:49 | 198 Views | 0 Comments

I started having seizures at the age of 5 but luckily they disappeared until the age of 16. I've been having them ever since, and am now 42 yrs. old. I used to drive, but had to stop, because I...

Created By: nicky123 | 2014-07-15 09:56 | 153 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I'm hoping to get some reallife experiences and results from Adults.  I have complex partial seizures for 20 years.

And I have been on 7 meds over 6 years.  Most of the...

Created By: Charler | 2014-07-14 10:36 | 155 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

I am diagnosed with epilepsy.  I was diagnosed at the age of 13 while playing a video game.  Myclonic jerks in the right hand and arm began to occur.  This symptom was ignored and...

Created By: mycde | 2014-07-13 17:45 | 196 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I am new to this forum and have been in denial about my condition until reading these posts.  After 2 grand-mals when I was 35 (Iam now 42), I was put on Lamictal and have taken it...

Created By: tophersmommy | 2014-07-13 16:02 | 191 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 22 year old female. I have a son that will be 3 in a few months. I didn't start having seizures until I was 7 months pregnant with my son. I have gone to multiple neurologists and have had...

Created By: glo92 | 2014-07-13 15:01 | 167 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 22 year old female new to having seizures. They started about a year and a half ago after a car accident. I am having a hard time adjusting to this new part of my life. Doctors have been of...

Created By: Bunnybelle | 2014-07-12 02:17 | 209 Views | 1 Comment

If you don't want to read the whole thing: does anyone have any experience or know of an experience where someone has tonic-clonic seizures but retains (though impaired) consciousness? 

For...

Created By: laurenh0708 | 2014-07-11 18:35 | 171 Views | 0 Comments

This is my first post here but something happened last night that prompted me to seek answers immediately. I was wondering if anyone else here has any type of synesthesia or chromesthesia along...

Created By: Klara2 | 2014-07-11 17:31 | 142 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I have little bit strange ask for help. I have not epilepsy, my dog does. My little dog started to live with me 9 months ago, I adopted her from a dog shelter. Because of her illness...

Created By: elizabethaserna@gmail.com | 2014-07-11 10:26 | 266 Views | 4 Comments

I just need a place to vent...

Some days it is hard to keep going. My seizures were under control for six years, almost seven. I went back to school in my thirties and I just graduated with...

Created By: Kaybaby | 2014-07-10 16:03 | 249 Views | 1 Comment

Okay so I'm 14 years old. My doctor told me to stop taking my medication after I've had it for like 2 years or so. Now after I stopped the medicine I started smoking weed. My question is, does...

Created By: nunchuks1473@yahoo.ca | 2014-07-10 09:17 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

Epilepsy BuskerFest is the Largest Money Raise in the world.

Last year we raised $75 000 dollars. I'm trying to increase that number, we need to get more "Likes" and "Shares" to be more...

Created By: bryanstewart02@gmail.com | 2014-07-10 02:15 | 164 Views | 1 Comment

long story short, ive an arachnoid cyst, causing me to have seizures which labels me as having epilepsy. im having surgery in sept. but my question is after having surgery, 6 months later i can...

Created By: Geoqe | 2014-07-07 20:31 | 175 Views | 1 Comment

I can remember (since 2nd or 3rd grade) in elementary school waking up in the nurse's office,with my eyeglasses (which I didn't start wearing until the 4th or 5th grade) usually broken and a sore...

Created By: inneedofsupport | 2014-07-07 13:41 | 247 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 | 225 Views | 3 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 | 233 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 | 225 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 | 166 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 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

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