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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: Nat132 | 2014-05-13 15:46 | 179 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all

ive read lots of your posts about panic attacks (PA) and Epilepsy (Ep) I had a panic attack on a bus last year but I didn't know it was a PA at the time. I kept working but would...

Created By: mmdlc | 2014-05-13 10:03 | 176 Views | 1 Comment

Long story here. About 6 years ago at 18 years old, I started getting visual disturbances for a couple minutes at a time. I would see bright flashing colorful circles in my peripheral field...

Created By: kendra42 | 2014-05-12 19:27 | 201 Views | 1 Comment

I was put on lamictal for one month, today is the second month I would be taking it. I was prescribed 25mg for 2 weeks then 50 mg for 2 weeks. 

I wasn't able to pick up my presction and I...

Created By: lewcite@msn.com | 2014-05-12 12:36 | 223 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 35 y/o divorced woman from Oregon. I have been diagnosed with epiepsy because I had one seizuere 3 years ago and another 3 months ago. The meds the doctor prescribed have worked well for 3...

Created By: Tigera | 2014-05-12 09:50 | 220 Views | 1 Comment

I have had Grand Mal or complex partial siezures since I was 14 (now 42).
Recently I have had an odd change happen to them.
Instead of the usual siezure I have a severe dizzeness in my...

Created By: o08gracia | 2014-05-12 02:46 | 175 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I'm a 22 year old male that has gone about more then a year without a seizure after the surgery. I'm still taking Lamictal. I take 400mg a day. I've been told by close family and friends...

Created By: ggolriz | 2014-05-12 01:41 | 156 Views | 0 Comments

I'm a 29 year old female with juvenile myoclonic epilespy. I recently graduated from law school and am preparing to retake the bar. It feels impossible because of my memory problems and overall...

Created By: mizboo76@gmail.com | 2014-05-11 20:23 | 146 Views | 1 Comment

I am scared to death that I will die or become non functional after my stay at the emu. What should I expect? Are there any experiencs anyone wants to share please, good or bad.

Created By: maggiequern | 2014-05-10 16:57 | 240 Views | 2 Comments

Hey everyone,

I know your supposed to trust the doctors that you get, but sometimes I feel like he isn't listening to me. My first seizure was 4 days after my 20th birthday. He put me on...

Created By: Andyman1977 | 2014-05-10 14:14 | 174 Views | 1 Comment

Hello

Has anyone had this?

i woke up having a peti mal. It wasn't going away, I got out of bed. After 30 sec's it triggered a grand mal. My neck twisted, but I didn't fall down....

Created By: ProfessionalDreamer | 2014-05-10 08:46 | 367 Views | 0 Comments

I can't remember if i posted bout this before but i'll just ask anyway.

Did u ever have a seizure in ur sleep that no1 heard a noise but you just woke up the next morning with your face...

Created By: tflood | 2014-05-09 13:39 | 158 Views | 0 Comments

I can't seem to be able to reply to posts for some reason, so here's my reply to yours below:

 

Hey man, hold strong!  You have been hit with a lot of misfortune, but you still have...

Created By: tflood | 2014-05-08 19:10 | 220 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone!

Had this crazy night!  I woke up around 1 am and couldn't get back to sleep.  Had some neck tension, so I took a couple Ibuprofen.  Now, these have certainly given me vivid...

Created By: nicoxshakes | 2014-05-08 18:02 | 140 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone know where I can sign up for health insurance? Obama care is a huge pain in the ass, and a lot of,if not the majority other companies won't take on someone with a existing condition. I...

Created By: katfaerie | 2014-05-07 18:35 | 164 Views | 0 Comments

Ever since I have heard of Charlotte Figi and the use of cannabidiols to stop her seizures I can't stop talking about it!  I want that chance too!  I live in a backwards state that hasn't yet...

Created By: vickie_07 | 2014-05-07 16:02 | 225 Views | 2 Comments

 do you guys have your license? i dont. i dont feel normal with out it, im 23 my parents drive me to work. Do you feel the same? 

Created By: d.barban | 2014-05-07 08:45 | 167 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my name is David Barban. I had two aneurysms/strokes in 1969 in Burbank, California. I now live in Israel. My grand mall ceisures are under control now. I take Mysoline and Tegretol.If the...

Created By: Amanda2408 | 2014-05-07 02:54 | 164 Views | 1 Comment

Okay so I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 10 went on medication then at age 17 was taken off medication because I was seizure free for 2 years. I am now 24 and been seizure free from petite...

Created By: Newdogyear | 2014-05-06 15:42 | 209 Views | 2 Comments

So I am likely going to be starting Frisium after an EMU stay sometime soon. My doctor said he has to get approval for the drug first. They are hoping to taper my Depakote in the unit, but I hate...

Created By: zooxahoy | 2014-05-06 01:14 | 145 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone. I have a problem with sleeping most of the day. For example, I will fall asleep at maybe 2 or 3am, and wake up at 8am, and then fall back asleep at 9am, and wake up at 4pm. I have...

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