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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: peekandturtle | 2005-09-25 12:17 | 208 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, I had my first tonic-clonic seizure on 3/22/04, on that day I buried my mother. Since then I have had a lot of seizures of different degree's of activity. I have a friend who is also has...

Created By: angels and airwaves | 2005-09-20 15:22 | 169 Views | 3 Comments

I'm new to all this and a few days ago I posted and now my post has disappeared. I'm awaiting a diagnosis from a cr*ppy National Health Service in the UK and as my short term memory is non-...

Created By: AURORA9979 | 2005-09-12 22:21 | 266 Views | 5 Comments

I am 26 years old and I have always tried to be independant even though I have Epilepsy. I was diagnosed that the age of 6 and over the 20 years I have been on and off AEDs and had so many test I...

Created By: Why Seizure | 2005-09-12 02:40 | 183 Views | 2 Comments

I was deemed an epilepic two year ago, and since then, I've been put on two different meds and several dosage increases. However, I am still having seizures and most of my seizures occured while I...

Created By: mandix | 2005-09-10 15:29 | 189 Views | 5 Comments

(apologizes if anyone belongs to the LiveJournal Epileptics Community, xposted there)

I've only had two grand mal seizures in my life, the first one at 16 diagnosed me as epileptic and I...

Created By: shanzim | 2005-09-09 13:17 | 220 Views | 6 Comments

Hi all, my name is Shannon and i'm 21, about 6 mnths ago I posted on here : "Petite Mal seizures matter too!"
Everyone was really nice and helpfull.

My problem lies in the fact im...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-09-06 22:48 | 184 Views | 11 Comments

I have been having these feelings of where I feel weak but at the same time feel really strange, I feel like I'm going to fall.I have simple partial szs but this feels like something big is going...

Created By: beka | 2005-09-03 16:53 | 162 Views | 3 Comments

Within the past week I've been diagnosed with Epilepsy, after having serveral times where i lost consciousness for up to 2/3 minutes, this culminated in a seizure where i ended up falling down a...

Created By: jodizuneek | 2005-09-02 11:14 | 151 Views | 1 Comment

I wrote somewhere else in here about the seizure I had last weekend while camping and can't find it, so bare with me if you've read this already. ... I was in the car, on the way to check out some...

Created By: girlygrl | 2005-08-30 21:50 | 191 Views | 0 Comments

I am 41 years old with Grand Mal Seizures or also known asTonic clonic seizures, your baby is young yet to know if she willhave them for the rest of her life. Even if she does, its not the endof...

Created By: maurice | 2005-08-30 07:23 | 156 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnose with epilepsy in 91 after a grandmal  that was my last one but I am still on meds I don really need them unless I dont get enough sleep lately I have only needed 5 hrs a night. so I...

Created By: alex18 | 2005-08-30 02:44 | 333 Views | 1 Comment

Hey all!My name is Alexandra and i am 18 years old. About a month ago i had wisdom teeth surgery and was put on many different medications after the surgery. These medications made me very sick,...

Created By: rubycosmos | 2005-08-25 23:12 | 164 Views | 7 Comments

A couple years ago when I was still in college, I was at a friend's house when I had my first actual seizure.  No one was terribly sure what to do about it; the people I was with were easily...

Created By: jimlin | 2005-08-25 19:27 | 174 Views | 3 Comments

When my older sister & I were children, we used to regularly complain of “remembering dreams”. This was eventually classed by the family as deja’vu. For me these occurrences happened one or...

Created By: Belinda | 2005-08-25 06:41 | 163 Views | 0 Comments

It's in my frontal lobe.I had a CT scan yesterday when my headaches gotten so bad.Been having constant headaches more 3 wks.My neuro did CT scan see if there is any more blood in my brain.Since I...

Created By: dcarovano | 2005-08-24 20:10 | 269 Views | 8 Comments

Hello...I have recently moved to California and am in the process of switching my drivers' license over.  I have actually not been diagnosed with epilepsy, but I did have seizures after a traffic...

Created By: jennyc | 2005-08-23 18:06 | 358 Views | 31 Comments

Hi my name is Jenny, I live in Scotland, I am 30 years old and within the last week I have been diagnosed with epilepsy.My First seizure was 4 years ago in Cuba.  I was lying on the beach and...

Created By: taho | 2005-08-23 15:54 | 766 Views | 5 Comments

Hi...I'm having a funky sensation in my left foot...it's almost like I have a cell phone on vibrate and it is ringing, but only in my foot and very faint...it started yesterday and seems to be...

Created By: tomii20 | 2005-08-21 23:42 | 185 Views | 3 Comments

My name is TomIIWatkins. I have been trying to find information for you and it has not been easy. But how long have you been driving? I do not drive because my seizures are not fully under...

Created By: yorkieboi2004 | 2005-08-18 23:14 | 251 Views | 21 Comments

Hi there, I hope someone can help me - I promise to keep this as brief as I can.  In 1998 I suffered loss of speech, and paralysis of my right arm and hand overnight.  This was diagnosed as a...

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