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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: Harry T. | 2013-10-26 18:02 | 129 Views | 1 Comment

I have had seizures since my late teens. They only occured once or twice a year and were always tonic/clonic. I am now 65 and for the last 2 years I have been having partials plus nocturnals...

Created By: wjane | 2013-10-26 16:51 | 383 Views | 6 Comments

How do you know when it is time to switch to a new medication? I currently take two seizure medications, but after 3 years on this combination, my simple partial seizures are getting much more...

Created By: sarah333 | 2013-10-25 17:07 | 399 Views | 8 Comments

Hi all,

I am looking for some opinions about the treatment my neurologist has recommended.

I am a 30 year old female and I had a seizure (first and only) on September 11th 2013...

Created By: ProfessionalDreamer | 2013-10-25 08:50 | 282 Views | 5 Comments

Anyone experience muscle soreness even when they did not have a seizure? many times i wake up feeling weak and sore. I just want to know if others feel this way. I've been feeling like crap the...

Created By: Mollz | 2013-10-24 17:20 | 293 Views | 5 Comments

I have been just recently diagnosed with epilepsy. I have no idea how to cope. I don't even know what kind of seizures they are. I have had normal EEGs but the medicine so far has worked. I feel...

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-10-24 16:59 | 106 Views | 0 Comments

I was scheduled to take the Wada test yesterday morning at 6:30 am. Oh my gosh. It was the MOST scariest and MOST painful test I have ever been through. When the catheter went up my leg, my...

Created By: tonyroni | 2013-10-24 16:34 | 193 Views | 3 Comments

Hello community!

My SO and I have a monogamous and sexually active relatinoship. We both use the pills and condoms. We're aware that the meds can have a mitigating effect on the pill....

Created By: tcameron | 2013-10-24 15:16 | 613 Views | 12 Comments

My long term memory is going.  I can't remember most of my childhood.  (I'm 54).  I don't remember my any of my 3 sister's weddings, (late 1970's - early '80's).  Is this a sign of early demtia?...

Created By: rebmil | 2013-10-23 22:28 | 289 Views | 3 Comments

Hello. I have a question. I have grand mal seizures only while I am sleeping. Two times now I have noticed that I would smell an unpleasant smell over serveral days. An example would be my...

Created By: ShiManhattanite | 2013-10-23 21:14 | 205 Views | 2 Comments

hello all -

just wanted to get some tips from you out there on how you deal with your seizures. dealing in the sense that after you have an episode, what do you do to get back into your...

Created By: Artemis108 | 2013-10-23 16:14 | 245 Views | 1 Comment

Last year I was diagnosed withe epilepsy at age 21, and it came as a complete shock, but looking back I'm starting to think that maybe i had mild epilepsy my entire childhood, but it wasn't...

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Created By: UH_Warrior13 | 2013-10-23 14:26 | 86 Views | 0 Comments

hi ,

just cuirous as to whom has a VNS here?  I have one.  I got one on Sept 20th of '07, then it had to be replaced on August 25th of '10. 

battery is still great.

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Created By: ral | 2013-10-23 13:49 | 97 Views | 0 Comments

Who's with me !?!?!

There is no way for them to even begin to understand the situation we all are in.

 Who holds the overwhelming hatred for the world? for God? for those living...

Created By: olympiasophie | 2013-10-22 23:29 | 616 Views | 8 Comments

Hey guys,
So I've been diagnosed with epilepsy grand mal seizures about 2.5 years ago and have had 6 grand mal seizures since. I just had one yesterday in my psychology class right before...

Created By: SeizureSavior | 2013-10-21 10:09 | 268 Views | 4 Comments

i have started a indigogo campaign to try and save my sister Ambers Life and My families life..
the story is on the Site..
my sister has 10-20 seizures a day and needs surgery please...

Created By: mwolf | 2013-10-20 13:11 | 321 Views | 3 Comments

I have an inquiring mind. Sometimes I like to look on the internet and instead of goofing off I use it to learn things I wouldn't otherwise have known. Because I've had very severe epilepsy since...

Created By: Lenaorrick | 2013-10-18 00:17 | 519 Views | 8 Comments

Hi I was wondering if anyone here takes a holistic approach with treating their epilepsy or have you ever? If so what type of epilepsy do you have and what are your thoughts?? I have only been...

Created By: Matt74 | 2013-10-17 22:19 | 92 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone been able to get financial assistance for school through a job training program? If so, where did you get help from?

Created By: rosanna1980 | 2013-10-17 14:14 | 205 Views | 3 Comments

Does anyone have any information on whether or not it is legal for a jail to refuse you your prescribed epilepsy medicine, especially if you have a seizure the second day? (State of Georgia)

Created By: nbrinks | 2013-10-17 12:28 | 150 Views | 2 Comments

Hey everyone,

this is my first post, not exactly sure how these fourms work, but I'll give it a shot. I've had epilepsy since I was about 2 years of age. Both grand mal and absance, my...

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