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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: Amanda.welden@maryanndonuts.net | 2014-06-29 22:07 | 51 Views | 1 Comment

My name is Amanda  Any body in here from the Cleveland Clinic?

Created By: just-some-guy | 2014-06-28 09:21 | 180 Views | 15 Comments

Up until this week, I was always aware that I was having a seizure while I was having one. This allowed me to sit down and safely wait for my confusion to clear-up.

But, this week I had a...

Created By: Molly006 | 2014-06-26 21:04 | 128 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I've been having seizures now for 3 months. I have them anywhere from 3 to 8 times a day. My diagnosis has been complicated because my symptoms aren't exactly adding up. My seizures...

Created By: Jqjohnson | 2014-06-26 19:48 | 166 Views | 0 Comments

Hey friends, I have found a great device I have been using for a few weeks now and it really helps me out. Also, it is relatively inexpensive. You can find it at tdcs-kit.com, and here is a link...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-06-26 16:52 | 146 Views | 1 Comment

im writing this in hopes that someone else has similar seizures and can offer some advice!  im 24 and about 6 years ago i took ecstacy for the first time(i know its bad but i was young and stupid...

Created By: christax | 2014-06-26 13:13 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Chris and I am 57 years old.  For my entire life I have been suffering from

epileptic seizures, which have been occurring, on average, twice per month.  In addition, I

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Created By: ProfessionalDreamer | 2014-06-25 21:35 | 67 Views | 0 Comments

I feel like when i'm standing for too long i feel like slightly dizzy and my eyes kinda twitch is this something u experience or heard of before relating to epilepsy? I know when I talk to my...

Created By: studentvelikansky@seznam.cz | 2014-06-25 13:11 | 114 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone, I'm posting here my experience and I hope you can take a lot from it. I had epilepsy 13 years ago and took drugs for 8 years since. During that time I didn't have hard seizures...

Created By: Aliza treen | 2014-06-25 12:19 | 97 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Aliza and I actually just found this this website  I have grand mals ( tonic clonic)and they are pretty controlled until recently I've had epilepsy for for 10 years and I'm 32 now...

Created By: Misjoey101 | 2014-06-24 22:06 | 88 Views | 1 Comment

My neurologist is suggesting that I take Vimpat. Has anyone heard of it? What is it? Side-effects?

Created By: fuqafuqniqqa@gmail.com | 2014-06-24 17:38 | 87 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: fuqafuqniqqa@gmail.com | 2014-06-24 17:38 | 64 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Violetfaith | 2014-06-23 15:26 | 78 Views | 1 Comment

I usually have auras before my seizures. But my arm went numb and the next thing I know it is an hour later and I fell asleep. 

 

Did if I have a seizure and not remember it??

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Created By: Mgill0624 | 2014-06-22 13:40 | 153 Views | 2 Comments

Ok, hi, my name is Marie and this is my story, I've had Epilepsy since 2002 and had been 6yrs seizure-free with meds.  Well recently my seizures came back.  So I'm doing the song and dance with...

Created By: Mgill0624 | 2014-06-22 13:23 | 49 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Shocked | 2014-06-21 13:03 | 105 Views | 1 Comment

I am in total shock. Got the phone call I was not expecting yesterday. My nurse called with me EEG results. All she could tell me was "abnormal EEG showinf epileptiform activities". I have no idea...

Created By: revplumbing@gmail.com | 2014-06-21 11:20 | 79 Views | 1 Comment

Well 8yrs ago i had a seizure grand mal took me down outta no were... I went through alot n treated like crap took medication for a cpl months couldnt handle it n stop n everything dissapeard.......

Created By: napnip | 2014-06-21 03:53 | 104 Views | 1 Comment

Many years ago, perhaps 20+ years, I started having these weird "dizzy spells" for lack of a better phrase. Yet that's not really an accurate way to describe them. "Dizzy" is just the best word...

Created By: hale23 | 2014-06-20 12:46 | 77 Views | 1 Comment

i have had epilepsy all of my life.  I am a mom of two young kids four and two and I recently had a seizure on Friday the thirteenth.  My two year old was still trying to play with me...

Created By: jdwallsten@gmail.com | 2014-06-19 22:25 | 68 Views | 1 Comment

The fire alarm went off at work today. I got trapped at the copier until my coworker could get to me and guide me away.

But, what if I was in a strange building? I have a bracelet - is that...

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