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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: kleen | 2005-07-17 19:28 | 801 Views | 13 Comments

I won't even type very much because it takes too long. I have taken dilantin for 43 years and suffered some memory loss especally when it came to remembring certain words the other stuff I coped...

Created By: elsea | 2005-07-17 00:40 | 180 Views | 4 Comments

Dr. is not sure if dx is epilepsy or not. Could you have it and have this test come out normal? Any tips for staying awake? Thank-you for any help you can give.Elsea

Created By: nixx | 2005-07-15 12:09 | 278 Views | 6 Comments

Okay, heres a little background info (like anyone cares).. My father has severe epilepsy, he has had it his whole life, He can't go for more than 2 weeks without having a grand mal seizure....

Created By: Butterflygrl | 2005-07-13 21:59 | 307 Views | 3 Comments

Wow. I finally have answers. I phoned my neurologist today before even getting my EEG results back, because I was going through some papers, and I noticed he had jotted down "SUBEPENDYMAL...

Created By: Butterflygrl | 2005-07-12 21:39 | 2000 Views | 22 Comments

I need to know if anyone knows of this type of CT Scan result.When I went into the hospital 2 weeks ago after experiencing my first grand-mal, the CT Scan showed that the seizure may have been...

Created By: bandcher | 2005-07-12 19:26 | 194 Views | 4 Comments

I just started having seizures four yrs ago when I was 19 out of the blue, and they still don't know what's wrong with me.  Well, and I've had the Right Lobectomy surgery which helped a little bit...

Created By: drewsie | 2005-07-12 19:25 | 522 Views | 32 Comments

i ride my bike to work everday (about 7 miles each way in NYC), and my friend is convinced that i shouldn't ride when it's really hot because the combination of exercise and heat could provoke a...

Created By: rithra1213 | 2005-07-12 10:43 | 205 Views | 10 Comments

Hi everyone, this maybe boring but i need to vent. I got a job in the furniture field which I have 20+ years of experience in, at a furniture closeout store in springfield, missouri. They sell...

Created By: mexican_fire | 2005-07-11 18:19 | 179 Views | 0 Comments

Hi All,Well, I am on vacation again, with family thta is spread out all over the country from one end to the other.I have already seen people in Albaqerque (sp), NM, Amarillo, TX, Shaunee, OK,...

Created By: EHammarstrom | 2005-07-11 00:46 | 1035 Views | 51 Comments

I was just wondering if anyone has memory problems due to thier Epilepsy. I am a 40 y/o male, have had epilepsy all of my life, and find that I forget simple thngs. Is this due to age or am i...

Created By: caboose | 2005-07-09 21:20 | 201 Views | 8 Comments

I am 25 years old and have been debating about my career since my junior year in college. I wanted to become a physician, perhaps a neurologist, but was discouraged by a variety of people...

Created By: butterfly | 2005-07-09 21:05 | 716 Views | 16 Comments

can someone please help me? i don't think that i'm doing this right. can someone please respond ? i have been havin these "so called seizures" i start by getting a funny feeling like a tingley...

Created By: aly_m | 2005-07-07 00:52 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

I am thinking about making a trip to Germany and they are known for their beer, right! and I know that it is served at pretty much every resturant like water is served here in the US. My...

Created By: bthoroughbred | 2005-07-06 12:28 | 201 Views | 6 Comments

Hello!This looks like a great forum for discussion.  I was wondering if I might please ask some of your help.  I am a 30 year old female, diagnosed with MS for 5 years.  I take REBIF (an...

Created By: classy1g | 2005-07-06 00:57 | 226 Views | 9 Comments

I just returned from a consul with an excellent Doctor at the University of PA. Yes, this Doctor did not look at me like I had three heads, when I described to her, my seizures, and auras, and...

Created By: EHammarstrom | 2005-07-06 00:28 | 259 Views | 28 Comments

I was just wondering if anyone has memory problems due to thier Epilepsy. I am a 40 y/o male, have had epilepsy all of my life, and find that I forget simple thngs. Is this due to age or am i...

Created By: EHammarstrom | 2005-07-05 23:34 | 271 Views | 14 Comments

I was just wondering if anyone has memory problems due to thier Epilepsy. I am a 40 y/o male, have had epilepsy all of my life, and find that I forget simple thngs. Is this due to age or am i...

Created By: elsea | 2005-07-02 14:25 | 177 Views | 6 Comments

I have a good refresher rate on my current monitor, but need advice on what monitor filter would be good because I still have problems after a couple hours on the computer. I may be getting a new...

Created By: katheren | 2005-06-30 00:00 | 178 Views | 3 Comments

ok, so I have been reading a lot about this epilepsy thing lately trying to get some more information on what is going on with me. I am 22 and about 3 weeks ago I had a full blown seizure and went...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-06-29 19:06 | 319 Views | 27 Comments

Hi all,I have noticed something lately, I can not handle noise!  And it is not just because I have  3 teenage girls in my house for a couple weeks (1 is mine and 2 are visiting). LOLHere is what...

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