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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: davey_jones_uk | 2006-01-30 07:15 | 398 Views | 2 Comments

Hi im 18 and want to go into the fire service although I am not sure if i will be able to, I have a type of epilepsy where i have only ever had seizures in my sleep although my doctor told me I...

Created By: hiphop | 2006-01-27 17:22 | 222 Views | 2 Comments

HAS ANYBODY HAD SEIZURES WHERE THE CRAMP STARTS IN THE THUMB AND THEN GETS SO PAINFUL THAT YOU ARE JUST HOPING TO PASS OUT. THIS IS HOW MINE STARTED. I HAD NO IDEA WHAT WAS HAPPENING, AND IT IS...

Created By: Clip | 2006-01-26 20:13 | 238 Views | 0 Comments

Just before I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis I was on Flagyl (Metronidazol) for a few days and it made me very sick. Flagyl is not supposed to be given to people with a history of seizures...

Created By: benji | 2006-01-26 14:26 | 1424 Views | 42 Comments

my daughter has seizurs at night when she sleeps and if she falls asleep during the day . this happens every night about one hour after she goes to sleep and throughout the night averaging 12 to...

Created By: angelran | 2006-01-25 13:05 | 283 Views | 10 Comments

I have been reading over the other threads here. There doesn't really seem to be very many people that have...I guess you would say, come to terms with their epilepsy. I have had it myself for...

Created By: kexin | 2006-01-24 21:23 | 392 Views | 6 Comments

I am wondering if anyone has had a seizure where it feels like your body is having an earthquake? Sometimes it is preceded by a buzzing feeling through my whole body. It always happens at night...

Created By: jboyd | 2006-01-23 14:27 | 160 Views | 1 Comment

Hi i am still thinking about geting vns and i have some questions i heard that after surgery that you have to be very carefull at what you do because you can pull out the leeds easy. And was told...

Created By: brian mattingly | 2006-01-23 08:45 | 5645 Views | 105 Comments

does anyone know anything about kepra?

Created By: tyannadirickson | 2006-01-22 17:39 | 942 Views | 8 Comments

Hi my name is Tyanna. I am 22 I have juvenile seizures. i have a few questions i need answers too and can someone plz help me...1.why does my heart beat so fast in the mornings when i first wake...

Created By: tyannadirickson | 2006-01-20 20:57 | 174 Views | 2 Comments

HI MY NAME IS TYANNA I AM 22 WITH 2 CHILDREN. I AM NEW TO THIS WEBSITE BUT I NEED HELP. I TAKE 500MG DEPAKOTE 5 PILLS A DAY AND AM SUPPOSE TO TAKE LAMICTAL AS IT GIVES ME BAD SIDE EFFECTS. I HAVE...

Created By: staceychil | 2006-01-20 12:56 | 229 Views | 8 Comments
Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-01-17 01:25 | 183 Views | 6 Comments

Hi Everyone,

You know as odd as this may sound I never noticed most of what my doctors call seizures before. My EEG showed TLE, my MRI showed brain damage in the back of my brain where the...

Created By: tamme | 2006-01-16 16:17 | 155 Views | 1 Comment

I'm doing better today.I'm going to be talking to someone from public aid Tuesday. I hope they can help me. I also went on FreeMedicine.com. Looks like their going to be able to help me too. It's...

Created By: niahgoe | 2006-01-16 04:22 | 471 Views | 12 Comments

just a quick mail to let everyone know - I suffered a grand mal nocturnal seizure last week fer the first time in about 6 years, and had been suffering 3 or 4 petit mal staring seizures a day...

Created By: Lena | 2006-01-15 18:31 | 198 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone,

I work for a branch of a large company. Because of liablity they feel that they should call an ambulance everytime I have a seizure, even if I have a very minor injury ie...

Created By: bevs | 2006-01-15 14:33 | 216 Views | 5 Comments

hi all i have developed epilepsy only six months ago because of another neurological condition called idiopathic intercraniel hyper tension.i have seizures at least three times a week and they are...

Created By: chuui | 2006-01-15 04:54 | 168 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all. I don't have epilepsy myself, but a friend of mine was diagnosed with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy several months ago. She has been having a lot of trouble with this diagnosis and doesn't...

Created By: elsea | 2006-01-14 13:02 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

Most of the time this happens when I first wake up. I think it's only happened maybe 4 times in the last year. It's like someone knocking on the door. A crystal clear noise and I am fully awake...

Created By: tamme | 2006-01-13 21:28 | 198 Views | 4 Comments

I wish a could find something close to home that could help me get back on meds. I've been off for over a year now. I can't afford them. But a need to find a way. I've talked to a couple of the...

Created By: zoe49576 | 2006-01-12 22:07 | 179 Views | 3 Comments

Monday I had my first Grand Mal Seizure in 5 Years. I woke up with a terrible headache and had wet myself. Has anyone gone through what is called a Post Ictal state? I went through this for the...

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