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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: Cassie2 | 2014-09-29 05:26 | 82 Views | 2 Comments

I'm about to be 43years old.  I have finally been seizure free for 5 years.  My daughter,who is 13, finally can participate in after school activities because I can drive.  Now comes my new...

Created By: Lisainatx | 2014-09-28 19:18 | 87 Views | 2 Comments

Hi.  I had a seizure at work on Friday.  Ended up in the ER at the hospital down the street.  What happens now?

I got some forms sent to me by worker's comp because I fell out of my chair...

Created By: johnlee625 | 2014-09-27 04:50 | 49 Views | 1 Comment

I decided to consume the medicine one in the morning, and one in the night.

For me, I consume it at 8 AM. In terms of night, can i consume it at 5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm or 8 pm, anytime?

I...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-09-26 16:41 | 80 Views | 1 Comment

for the past 5 years ive had seizures only in my sleep. today i had one during the day and thats never happened before. has anyone else had night time seizures that turned into daytime ones?

Created By: Artemis108 | 2014-09-26 03:35 | 71 Views | 0 Comments

When I was a teenager I was a HUGE fan of the Harry potter series, both the movies and the books. One of my favorite characters was professor Lupin (I know this sounds unrelated but I'll try and...

Created By: Kyle14 | 2014-09-25 16:23 | 86 Views | 1 Comment

Okay, so i'm pretty new to these forums but hopefully some of you have had some experiences similar to this and can help me out.

Just under 3 years ago is when I first got diagnosed (16...

Created By: layman12 | 2014-09-25 10:24 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

A friend of mine just had a breakthrough seizure after being seizure free for about.... nine months. What does this mean? Does that mean the meds aren't working anymore or is it because she's...

Created By: kitrickb | 2014-09-25 07:48 | 78 Views | 0 Comments

I've had epilepsy for all my life. Been on meds for only 17 years now. This is a new thing thats been gradually worsening. I've been on Lamictal 200 mg 2x for about 5 years with usual side effects...

Created By: Florida Kim | 2014-09-25 00:41 | 62 Views | 0 Comments

Hi. My 23 yr old /Son, Ryan,  has had seizures since 11. It is genetic from my mom, myself and both my sons. We were all diagnosed with jme at puberty. The difference with Ryan is he is not...

Created By: user85 | 2014-09-24 21:57 | 60 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

My nephew who is 10 years old has been diagnosed with epilepsy this year. It started off this year as:

1. Fainted oftenly in school;

2. Severe jerks with saliva...

Created By: Flippergirl66 | 2014-09-24 10:37 | 69 Views | 0 Comments

I'm curious to know if other's might experience false recognition among the public days after a Tonic Clonic.  I myself seem to believe, while logically knowing otherwise, that each person I...

Created By: nofofakekine@yahoo.com | 2014-09-24 05:58 | 97 Views | 2 Comments

Son has been seizing for almost 7 mins. I think. Can't determine between if its a post ictal or still ictal. My son has normal EEG, but dr saw a seizure and put him on Keppra. Do eyes typically...

Created By: Jacob0101 | 2014-09-22 22:18 | 62 Views | 0 Comments

Has anybody had much experience with this seizure detecting watch? When I have grand mals the watch does seem to pick up the seizure and I've been able to hit the panic button when I've felt a...

Created By: jay_layton@aol.com | 2014-09-21 17:57 | 132 Views | 2 Comments

 

Hi, my name is Jay.  I have complex partial seizures and have had them for 10 years.  I have tried pretty much every medicine on the market.  I am currently on Lamicatal and Vimpat.  The...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-09-21 12:47 | 101 Views | 1 Comment

ive been having these weird deja vu feelings and from what ive read online i think they are simple partial seizures. im on lamictal for my nocturnal seizures . but my question is does anyone else...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-09-21 12:40 | 38 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Sparky60 | 2014-09-20 20:55 | 79 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I occationally have episodes where I get extreamly nauseous and then i pass out for a very short time.  I went to a neurologist, he ran a full range of test on me and said I may have a...

Created By: Susaninfl | 2014-09-19 15:45 | 104 Views | 3 Comments

Hi All,

I was diagnosed over 2 years ago with seizures and have had 2 seizures which were grand mal where I had the seizures at work and I fell to the floor, etc and was taken to the ER,...

Created By: soldier mike | 2014-09-18 05:21 | 95 Views | 0 Comments

Hello. My name is mike and 24. I was diagnosed in the ER yesterday as having focal seizures. I have had headaches for a few years. They usually hit as a sharp pain to one side of the head and last...

Created By: Mekalekahimecahinyho | 2014-09-17 14:18 | 105 Views | 0 Comments

I am so frustrated.  I have been trying to find out information on different things, and I cannot think right. I had an irregular EEG, had a seizure when I slept.  My med levels were borderline.  ...

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