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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: rabcam | 2005-11-10 16:40 | 170 Views | 1 Comment

I had epilepsy since I was 6 months old. I'm 44 today. I started out with petit mal seizures, than developed complex-partial seizures, and the last 8 years I started drop seizures. I have a vns...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-11-10 13:49 | 167 Views | 1 Comment

theres alot of things here that may change your thinking as well as life itself with epilepsy,Disability Matters with Joyce Bender is one of the first international talk radio shows with real-time...

Created By: Radini | 2005-11-08 17:04 | 178 Views | 0 Comments

I had posted this a few weeks ago, but didn't get any response, so I'm giving it another shot - in the 18 mos. that I was having seizures, I was often saying/writing disturbing or cryptic things,...

Created By: purrr01 | 2005-11-06 07:09 | 241 Views | 4 Comments

Can anyone help me i've had epilepsy all my life but i only really understand it as having a seizure has anyone ever died of epilepsy i know when i'm going 2 have a seizure cauz my eyes begin 2...

Created By: jennyc | 2005-11-06 06:42 | 159 Views | 0 Comments

This topic is aimed more at people from the UK (only because it has to do with a driving related question).

I had my licence taken from me in August after having a seizure. Recently I...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-11-04 14:05 | 163 Views | 2 Comments

Hi I am new here, I know that pseudoseizures have been discussed before but can i explain my symptoms and then see if anyone reckons these are pseudoseizures or actual epileptic seizures?

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Created By: bellwood | 2005-11-01 21:35 | 158 Views | 0 Comments

Ever since my Neurologist told me to take equal amounts of my medication in the a.m. and in the p.m., my seizures have decreased from 10/month to 3/month. I hope this change is permanent and that...

Created By: Radini | 2005-10-30 15:35 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

In the 18 mos. that I was having seizures, I was often saying/writing disturbing or cryptic things, like "please don't kill me", "what is going on?", "how could you do this?". I would never...

Created By: Kaya579 | 2005-10-28 20:07 | 269 Views | 13 Comments

I have to go to Albany Medical Center, Neurological Clinic on November 15th. I will be staying for a week, off all meds, monitored 24/7, and hopefully having seizures. (I've never said that before...

Created By: xioxio6 | 2005-10-27 23:12 | 152 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,
A few weeks ago I had a seizure, after reading the descriptions of different seizures I am 99% sure it was of the tonic clonic kind. Everything has returned back to normal and I...

Created By: lilpeanut07 | 2005-10-27 18:38 | 201 Views | 3 Comments

Hi Everyone

Recently I have been getting facial twitches while i am at school. It is so embarrassing! I will be sitting there listening to what the professor has to say and the next thing...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-10-25 22:20 | 234 Views | 2 Comments

Everytime I have a simple partial seizure either before or after my eyes feel like they are completely dry.They will stay this way for hours afterwards.They almost feel like someone has poked me...

Created By: lesazeebeez | 2005-10-25 00:33 | 203 Views | 4 Comments

Have been for years experiencing while trying to fall asleep: Horrifying sensations of Deja-vu, All sounds being VERY LOUD and in slow-motion and trailing. Unexplainable Sensations in my mouth (...

Created By: Amanda McV | 2005-10-24 21:32 | 169 Views | 1 Comment

I am trying to get to the bottom of an old problem that has recently resurfaced. Today I went for a wee nap and awoke to my jaw chattering violently and what feels like an upper body spasm. It...

Created By: Radini | 2005-10-23 10:02 | 215 Views | 9 Comments

I was recently diagnosed w/partial complex seizures (via a 3-day EEG), after having had these dissociative-like episodes in the past year & a half...these episodes would often be triggered by...

Created By: smith1 | 2005-10-21 18:33 | 161 Views | 1 Comment

I just got results back from second MRI. Nothing new the neuro says!!! He wants and EEG now. I was diagnosed w/ Epilepsy when I was a kid and then never saw a doc for it after that! Have I...

Created By: katylou84 | 2005-10-20 23:37 | 468 Views | 18 Comments

Hello everyone,
I was diagnosed with pseudoseizures in 2001 and been suffering ever since then. I try to live as normal of a life as possible. This year has been the hardest yet. A guy I...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-10-19 22:01 | 174 Views | 0 Comments

Ok I need answers on what is going on with me.I have the aura then sometimes my head droops to the right,eyes close cannot move but I can hear coming out of it I jump,chew some and my right eye...

Created By: cameo | 2005-10-19 21:48 | 430 Views | 18 Comments

Epilepsy and anti depressantsIs there anyone out there taking any anti- depressant or anti - anxiety to help cope with epilepsy? I have heard risks involved, but I was wondering if there was...

Created By: Mike L | 2005-10-12 15:21 | 173 Views | 1 Comment

Ive been visiting epilpsy.com for a while now and I cant say how much it has helped me out. But I was hoping someone could help me on a complicated situation. I was in a wreck 2003 in Texas and...

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