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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: just_joe | 2014-05-22 12:24 | 184 Views | 4 Comments

There are people out here having issues when we are trying to post comments to peoples questions. What is happening??? Have there been any changes to the site?

The sites shows me as signed...

Created By: Isabaser | 2014-05-22 01:05 | 190 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am 54 and going through menopause  with many more seizures than I have had in the pass. Is there someone who could please help me with this? I am at  a loss in which road to try next...

Created By: korinateleso | 2014-05-20 18:37 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

Hi

I'm 23 going on 24 and i have had epilepsy since i was 11, it hasn't been bad until about 2 years ago when i started having seizures more frequently but now everything's fine and i haven...

Created By: mereloaded | 2014-05-20 14:44 | 145 Views | 2 Comments

Is there an administrator here?

 

first, a lot of spam posts that are not being removed, and there is no longer a report button.

 

second, everytime I try to reply to a...

Created By: IvanR8 | 2014-05-18 13:04 | 154 Views | 1 Comment

Hello! My name is Ivan, i've epilepsy since 15yo, and right now i'm 26yo. I think i've nocturnal seizure, because my seizure usually start while i'm at sleep. Right now i take Trileptal for my...

Created By: Kcarp712 | 2014-05-16 23:02 | 221 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

I am 23 years old and I was diagnosed with epilepsy last September. I had 4 grand mal seizures out of nowhere. I had EEGs and MRIs but everything looked fine. The doctor started me...

Created By: meisje | 2014-05-16 11:11 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone have reading epilepsy? I have seizures triggered by reading and language activities, like talking and writing. It's usually worse if I'm trying to read or speak a foreign language. My...

Created By: Lively life | 2014-05-15 20:39 | 200 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 25 year old female living with epilepsy for more than 15 years. I had my first seizure when I was 8, ever since then my doctor put me on phenytoin 300mg/day. The MRI scan suggests that I...

Created By: epilepsyquestions | 2014-05-15 05:03 | 128 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, 

We are an online social community website in the UK that run online Q&A sessions with NHS experts on a monthly basis. To mark National Epilepsy Week this month's topic is Epilepsy...

Created By: dtdintern | 2014-05-14 15:48 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: jeremy528 | 2014-05-13 20:37 | 186 Views | 2 Comments

Has anyone been on Lamictal and Provigil at the same time?  I have been on Lamictal for about 3 years and it works pretty well.  However, my doc suggested also taking Provigil to help with always...

Created By: tigerman1138 | 2014-05-13 18:40 | 201 Views | 1 Comment

Greetings everyone

I shouldn't say I need "help", but some apprecition and care are surely welcome. I am really looking for advice. There was a place I found where I posted the first night...

Created By: Nat132 | 2014-05-13 15:46 | 191 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 | 194 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 | 214 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 | 234 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 | 234 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 | 186 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 | 167 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 | 162 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.

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