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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: free2bme | 2005-05-03 09:01 | 349 Views | 39 Comments

Hi folks. I just found this forum from epilepsy.com and thought I would get a few opinions.I experience the aura "deja vu" symptoms that many folks describe here. It usually begins as a strange...

Created By: lemon5us | 2005-05-02 01:31 | 200 Views | 8 Comments

Hi to all who reads this,I am new to this site and may not understand exactly what is going on concerning the religion thing, but I do have an opinion about it. I do have my own beliefs but DO NOT...

Created By: sestrilla | 2005-04-30 07:08 | 189 Views | 3 Comments

Has anyone had a problem with employment? I know I have had some. Was even fired after having a seizure at work.I just wanted to let everyone know (who hasn't found out about it yet) that there is...

Created By: vicki | 2005-04-29 14:42 | 172 Views | 1 Comment

The problem you are going to have is that SSI (which is what you can get when you do not have enough credits to get SSDI) Your husbands income is going to disqualify you for getting SSI. you can...

Created By: tourettic | 2005-04-28 20:32 | 220 Views | 6 Comments

hi alli've just been diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy, so i'm new to this whole.. experience.i'm 22 now, getting my bachelors in kuala lumpur, malaysia. in october and november last year, i...

Created By: cedar | 2005-04-28 18:57 | 347 Views | 6 Comments

I am in a kinda of bind and hoping for any suggestions.here is a bit of back ground. I have epilepsy have for 36 years,sine age 8. All thru High school my parents told me to go to college. I did...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-04-28 09:43 | 182 Views | 1 Comment

a couple of weeks ago, i was just laying around waching tv and i felt like i was going to sneeze..my face scrunched up like i was going to sneeze, but i didn't sneeze, instead my upper body...

Created By: pdonahue | 2005-04-26 10:25 | 237 Views | 8 Comments

I have had epilepsy for 22 years and it is now prgressing to get worse over the years. I am on Felbatol, Zonegran and have the VNS implanted. I am having seizures every day and when I go into a...

Created By: doksdarlin | 2005-04-26 05:55 | 2501 Views | 41 Comments

Does anyone have problems with allergies interfering with your epilepsy?

Created By: angel1970 | 2005-04-25 08:12 | 185 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Angel, I was diagnoste with epilepsy 5 years ago and 2 months latter I was diagnoste with Type 2 Diabeaties. For the past few days I have not felt right at all. I have been nashus,...

Created By: steve_esko | 2005-04-25 00:05 | 449 Views | 17 Comments

My 1st Grand Mal (tonic-clonic) seizure March 2001<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />No previous seizures or convulsions that I was aware of although...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-04-24 23:18 | 260 Views | 6 Comments

Hi,I have TLE, and I've been seizure-free for over a year (up until last night, I had a nocturnal complex partial). We are all seriously sleep-deprived, since I had my second baby girl 6 months...

Created By: jnthn55 | 2005-04-22 15:42 | 344 Views | 11 Comments

hopefully someone can help me get some clarity on this.yesterday i had my thrid seizure ever, the first in five years, and would like to ask a question or two. i'm 26 years old and had my first...

Created By: shawtee | 2005-04-22 15:34 | 334 Views | 13 Comments

I am 31 and have been recently diagnosed with the same, i also feel fine and only have these in my sleep. My tests were also fine, however the doctors discribed to me that I do need my...

Created By: mmdt2005 | 2005-04-21 09:14 | 228 Views | 2 Comments

I was offered a job and after passing my physicals and recieving my dot card I was told I didn't qualify because I fainted over two years ago. I also fainted when I was a teen but it was a...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-04-21 08:19 | 336 Views | 16 Comments

my mom is a medical assistant...she tells me well you aren't having any grand mals so i shouldn't worry about all the other stuff that is happening and i am wasting my time looking for an...

Created By: elizabeth4 | 2005-04-21 07:16 | 222 Views | 1 Comment

29 Male, got epilepsy at 14 from severe head traume (ok i was blown up..opps)I have always had big seivures 2 min and then left side of body is paralyzed for few hours.Now my girlfriend is scared...

Created By: crismoss | 2005-04-19 02:00 | 332 Views | 9 Comments

Im 32 - I just had my second seizure last night. My first was about six weeks ago, and both happened while asleep. I had all of the tests except for the EEG, and my results came out fine. I...

Created By: kdiamondidis | 2005-04-18 23:15 | 508 Views | 19 Comments

I find myself substituting words (for example, I was looking at a potato chip and called it a paper clip instead) or having trouble finding the right word much more often than usual ever since my...

Created By: mob_ahm | 2005-04-18 15:40 | 326 Views | 4 Comments

i am 34, i had to face first Seizure on Dec 2002 then second one on May 2003....I had  EEG, CT Scan, MRI But all are normal. Doctor diagnoses me Epilepsy…Till now i am using medicine named...

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