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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: gretchen1 | 2005-12-18 20:37 | 161 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Sweetie -

If you read the thread "I apologize" on the Adults Forum (now that's debatable terminology once I got to honking!)? Towards the bottom you'll see I mentioned your blog with...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2005-12-18 19:42 | 261 Views | 11 Comments

If I could EVER find anything I'd posted on or paid more attention to where I posted, I'd post this under where I posted before. But I didn't pay attention so this must suffice. This is long but...

Created By: fallenangel1773 | 2005-12-18 08:07 | 174 Views | 9 Comments

Hi guys I need some opinions on something.It would help me a lot.I am 32 I have had 5 or 6 seizures in my life.One while driving a car which scared me to death.Thank god I just hit a building and...

Created By: amandajeanblucher | 2005-12-17 19:21 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, thanks for the information Lisa!! We actually found a really great support group downtown with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, it is every 3rd Saturday of every month at 12:00...

Created By: limerick30 | 2005-12-17 18:07 | 188 Views | 5 Comments

Has anyone else ever heard of using jasmine (smelling it) to help stop seizures during an aura? Or has anyone ever heard of using it to stop seizures all together?
Has it worked for anyone...

Created By: tickledsilly | 2005-12-15 06:37 | 155 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I am new to epilepsy after being misdiagnosed all my life, I am finding it dificult to ask for help and accept that this is really happening. I don't understand alot of what my body is...

Created By: Silvia128 | 2005-12-14 11:52 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

I'm not sure if any of you have ever been to the ER because of a seizure but I have. I think that ER docs need to be more informed of the different types of seizure disorders instead of deciding...

Created By: loz | 2005-12-11 04:12 | 534 Views | 24 Comments

its amazing to hear about other peoples auras, i am 20 years old and 4 months ago had my first seizures, i get a warning beforehand - ive had them all my life but would get a migraine afterwards...

Created By: txrhb1 | 2005-12-10 21:31 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there,

I am so sorry that you had a seizure Wednesday, and hope that you are doing well now. I'm glad to see you are trying to learn more about the disorder of epilepsy. There's a lot...

Created By: liza | 2005-12-05 12:34 | 171 Views | 3 Comments

Hi.

I'm being treated for rapid-cycling bipolar disorder. Over the past several months, I've started shaking when I begin to fall asleep. It sometimes lasts as long as 20 to 30 minutes....

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-12-04 12:58 | 201 Views | 4 Comments

Does anyone have any info on transportation other than the buses in Los Angeles. Has anyone used Access transportation to get to doctors appointments, shopping, airports etc.?

Created By: gretchen1 | 2005-12-02 01:00 | 171 Views | 0 Comments

.....they are not what you might think. Here are mine and I do wonder, what are yours, if you dare to share.
1. It doesn't show up on a CT or MRI but I must have a big blank brain spot...

Created By: Schuey | 2005-12-01 22:32 | 243 Views | 10 Comments

Does anyone keep track of their seizure triggers? If so, how? I've had
intractable epilepsy now for 21 years and I've tried a bunch of
different methods to keep track of the possible...

Created By: missy_hp | 2005-11-30 13:33 | 162 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone! I am having a problem at my new job with an employee whom I feel is treating me different because of my epilepsy. I just started this job with a bank as an assistant credit analyst...

Created By: ltdavenport | 2005-11-29 22:05 | 277 Views | 8 Comments

Ok, here I go!
I am new to this group. I have been in Great shape until Dec "04" when I had my first spell. Woke up in the ER room. Then I went to family Dr. He started sending me to all...

Created By: stevo | 2005-11-28 15:13 | 356 Views | 4 Comments

Im newly diagnosed,36 yrs old does anyone know anything about driving laws?

Created By: sloneck9 | 2005-11-28 12:41 | 208 Views | 7 Comments

Hello. I was diagnosed with a seizure disorder in September 2005. On September 12 I had my first ever seizure, although I have suspected absence seizures for over 10 years.

I was mowing...

Created By: elisabeth | 2005-11-27 10:02 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,
I am new to the forum. I was diagnosed with auditory epilepsy almost five years ago when I was 21. I have six siblings and I am the only one who has this. I think I probably had it...

Created By: trulyblessed | 2005-11-26 20:26 | 178 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,My name is Amanda and I am a 27 yr old mother of two. I used to be a full time working mother of two but now I am a stay at home mom of two.

In September of 2003 I had 33 seizures...

Created By: bluehaven47 | 2005-11-25 19:30 | 185 Views | 4 Comments

Hey Everybody,

I was wandering if anyone else has ever been talking with someone and they knew what the person was saying but couldn't understand them at all. I've been going through this...

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