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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: DaganL | 2015-02-05 06:54 | 160 Views | 1 Comment

Like many out there my seizures have caused damage to my memory and to my body.  My medications and adjustments to medications can cause havoc in my professional and personal life as they alter my...

Created By: sweslie | 2015-02-04 20:14 | 104 Views | 1 Comment

After years, I finally have an appointment with a seizure specialist. I have been to countless Neurologists and Internests, but never a seizure specialist. Anyone have experience with this sort of...

Created By: ryannew | 2015-02-04 12:50 | 262 Views | 5 Comments

Hello everyone. I am having a hard time coming to an understanding about my diagnosis of epilepsy as soon an anniversary arrives. I was diagnosed after one nocturnal seizure. After this seizure I...

Created By: cecyar.m0579@gmail.com | 2015-02-04 00:12 | 122 Views | 3 Comments

First of all, I'm 20 years old. I was diagnosed with TLE 3 months ago, I have myoclonic jerks and simple partial seizures. I'm currently on Depakote. Before i started taking meds I had these weird...

Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-03 00:46 | 202 Views | 3 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 11 years, and each time I've had a Tonic- Clonic seizure, i've always felt less intelligent, or unable to focus for a vast majority of time.. or even remember things.

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Created By: FalalaCourtney | 2015-02-02 20:19 | 86 Views | 0 Comments

I was wondering if anyone had any insight. I'm 18 years old and have had Epilepsy for 10 years now - they declared me seizure free in 2012 and I've been off medication since 2009-2010, and my last...

Created By: cpuerini | 2015-02-02 17:48 | 145 Views | 2 Comments

I'm really upset right now.

Those of you who have grand mal seizures... do you have a normal life? Can you? I'm twenty five years old and my boyfriend and I have been living with my mother...

Created By: amitmirakhur | 2015-02-02 11:08 | 61 Views | 0 Comments

i suffered from neurocystecercosis, and had two cysts in the left perital lobe of the brain , doctor advised albendazole for one month and i was soon free from parasites.for seizure they first...

Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-02 03:09 | 88 Views | 0 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 11 years, and each time I've had a Tonic- Clonic seizure, i've always felt less intelligent, or unable to focus for a vast majority of time.. or even remember things.

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Created By: algaeeater09@gmail.com | 2015-02-02 03:06 | 67 Views | 0 Comments

Hi! I had a seizure just this last monday (Jan 26th), and since then I've been feeling very foggy, disoriented, etc, and I was just wondering if it was normal to still feel 'odd' after this long...

Created By: weathergrlxox@aim.com | 2015-01-31 11:39 | 116 Views | 8 Comments

Why would my neurologist repeat an eeg after I've been doing fine on Keppra for the past couple of years? I don't understand it and I dread washing the glue out afterwards! I also have...

Created By: AshleyMay12 | 2015-01-31 02:16 | 86 Views | 2 Comments

I always had a hard time getting involved with anything to do with epilepsy.mi was bullied for it a lot as a kid and teenager, so it took me a while to accept it. It didn't help because I didn't...

Created By: princesskay55113@yahoo.com | 2015-01-30 23:38 | 64 Views | 0 Comments

HELP!  My Myoclonic seizures can't get in control with the medication I'm on.  And I am hearing voices, but I'm alone when they happen.  What can I take to get in control with my seizures and the...

Created By: roccon111 | 2015-01-30 14:34 | 84 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone. I was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy when I was 15 years old. I'm now 24, and finished graduate school in August. My seizures were well controlled on lamictal with...

Created By: princesskay55113@yahoo.com | 2015-01-30 14:06 | 54 Views | 1 Comment

I have Grand Mal seizures which have been controlled since 1997 with Mysoline and Lamictal. But I've also been diagnosed with Myoclonic seizures and am taking Clonazpam and I'm still having the...

Created By: ltennis71 | 2015-01-30 12:39 | 95 Views | 0 Comments

I am writing this because of a serious concern I have about the state standards to become a Teacher.  

            I want to start by saying; I am a hard working, smart young adult, who has...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-30 12:06 | 77 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, I am currently going through all the tests to find out whether or not I can have brain surgery....I have had the video EEG, MRIs, PET scan, and I am scheduled for an fMRI and a neuro-...

Created By: GoPackGo87 | 2015-01-29 19:42 | 60 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

Hope everyone is well and not too piled with snow. :) I am looking for some info on anyone who has tried the low glycemic index diet for adults with uncontrollable E. I...

Created By: anniemb | 2015-01-28 23:04 | 85 Views | 0 Comments

I just read Dr. Crepeau's post about MRIs being better diagnostically than CT scans. I've never had an MRI, but was diagnosed with left temporal lobe epilepsy after a couple grand mal seizures a...

Created By: acmq09@gmail.com | 2015-01-27 15:40 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

I have idiopathic generalized epilepsy, and I really need to drive; So far, the doctor has told me that I should not drive becase if I have an absence seizure while driving I may caused an...

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