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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: shely514 | 2014-04-05 20:48 | 279 Views | 4 Comments

Tuesday I was seen by my regular MD because I had awoken two nights in one week with my body tensing, unable to speak(almost like choking on words), no control over my body, etc..After this ended...

Created By: shely514 | 2014-04-05 20:39 | 108 Views | 0 Comments

Tuesday I was seen by my regular MD because I had awoken two nights in one week with my body tensing, unable to speak(almost like choking on words), no control over my body, etc..After this ended...

Created By: Susaninfl | 2014-04-04 08:34 | 270 Views | 5 Comments

Hi all,

Well, where to start, about 2 years ago, I was at work, in the morning and the next thing I know I was in a bed in the hospital and they told me I had a seizure (grand mal). I didn'...

Created By: baybee_amy | 2014-04-04 05:22 | 211 Views | 5 Comments

so i have had the grand mal seizures for the last 9 years and i still find it hard to adapt to life

i cant drives as i have never gone a full year without a seizure , i had to giv up my...

Created By: rosanna1980 | 2014-04-02 10:44 | 178 Views | 3 Comments

As many of experience, I am neck deep in mortgage debt and well as utilities. (The power company will be turning it off next week.). I've been in process of disability for about 2 years. Does...

Created By: rosanna1980 | 2014-04-02 09:33 | 153 Views | 1 Comment

I have been in process for disability for about 2 years. Among epilepsy, I suffer from a few other ailments that I am told have no cure. Anybody know if a good attorney in GA who is also very...

Created By: Audry0412 | 2014-04-02 00:19 | 349 Views | 4 Comments

I have been having seizures for about 4 years now. It all started when my doctor put me on abilify for depression after my mom passed. Ever since then I have had seizures even after i stopped the...

Created By: Eternal_Howl | 2014-04-01 21:35 | 163 Views | 4 Comments

Hi,

I've been diagnosed with epilepsy for about 28 years and I've had the 'shakes' for years. When I say shakes, I'm referring to holding your hand out palm down and seeing shakes - like...

Created By: mkosloske | 2014-04-01 20:21 | 346 Views | 8 Comments

Anyone know if grapefruit affects Keppra levels? When I was on Tegretol, I was advised not to eat grapefruit for many years. The Keppra label has no mention of grapefruit at all. Would love to...

Created By: Mgill0624 | 2014-04-01 16:19 | 205 Views | 2 Comments

My short story, I am 53y/o Hispanic female living with nocturnal epilepsy for 10yrs. I got fired and haven't any income since. I about to be foreclosed on so I'll be another epileptic living on...

Created By: Mgill0624 | 2014-04-01 16:19 | 144 Views | 0 Comments

My short story, I am 53y/o Hispanic female living with nocturnal epilepsy for 10yrs. I got fired and haven't any income since. I about to be foreclosed on so I'll be another epileptic living on...

Created By: winifredbeware@gmail.com | 2014-04-01 03:44 | 154 Views | 2 Comments

How many times when I tried to talk about my experiences and was told "you've depressed and need medication".Simply because I had a normal reaction to a terrible situation. I soon learned to keep...

Created By: Artemis108 | 2014-03-31 01:34 | 251 Views | 8 Comments

I've had 4 grand mals so far. Today I decided to take a drive to visit a friend. I had my license back and had waited the full six months since my last seizure. I missed some turns and got lost....

Created By: hayla | 2014-03-28 06:00 | 263 Views | 2 Comments

<p>I recently have been thinking of doing more fruit drinks etc to help maintain my weight, but I came across a substance called Spirulina, I really need to know if this would cause me to...

Created By: tybear | 2014-03-27 21:27 | 210 Views | 4 Comments

I am 41 years old and have been diagnosed with epilepsy.  I had one seizure 7 years ago 2 EEG's one sleep deprived came back normal.  I was sleeping when the seizure hit.  Memory loss, chewed...

Created By: nrc2021@gmail.com | 2014-03-27 04:23 | 188 Views | 3 Comments

How can someone ensure either by change in medication or the dosage of medication that seizures will not happen even if you are deprived of sleep for around 8 days or have your sleep pattern...

Created By: eyeski | 2014-03-26 23:01 | 386 Views | 3 Comments

I am an Optometrist in St. Louis.  Recently one of my long time patients mentioned she experiences Photo Sensitive Seizures and wondered if a tinted lens would help.  After some research...

Created By: eyeski | 2014-03-26 22:56 | 177 Views | 0 Comments

I am an Optometrist in St. Louis.  Recently one of my long time patients mentioned she experiences Photo Sensitive Seizures and wondered if a tinted lens would help.  After some research...

Created By: pshafer | 2014-03-04 13:39 | 609 Views | 76 Comments

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Created By: randijeanw | 2013-12-01 17:26 | 3438562 Views | 12 Comments

I have catamenial epilepsy, so I have seizures on average about once a month. They are grand mal seizures, sometimes just in bed resulting in extra exhaustion and a bit tongue, but sometimes a...

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