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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: stevo | 2005-11-28 15:13 | 354 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 | 177 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...

Created By: jj84gal | 2005-11-25 18:43 | 177 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone,

I was diagnosed with epilepsy two and half years ago and they are getting worse everyday, and sometimes I have these episodes which I don't know if they are seziures or not....

Created By: edy_telephone | 2005-11-24 19:43 | 163 Views | 2 Comments

I've tried several times to submit new topics but I I guess that I made mistakes or they were not accepted by the staff. So, could you please help me? I've submitted a topic about this problem...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2005-11-22 20:58 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

I have submitted a topic last week, talking about problems with my memory, especially when I am talking with someone on the phone. Suddenly, I can't talk and I don't understand what the person on...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2005-11-20 19:48 | 171 Views | 2 Comments

I've gotten very curious about how people manifest their CPs. It seems to me from talking to some others, my own experiences and my children's that there is a wide variety of how CPs manifest...

Created By: adriana | 2005-11-19 23:16 | 188 Views | 6 Comments

I´ve being told three times, by different doctors and with eeg studies the three times, that I have a kind of epilepsy that is located on the left temporal lobe of the brain, but I don´t get...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2005-11-18 20:50 | 191 Views | 7 Comments

I still don't understand what is going on with me. I have a complex partial seizures since I was 19 yrs old (I'm 47 yrs old). I overwent the surgery on May 2000 but unfortunately, it didn't work....

Created By: cameo | 2005-11-13 23:17 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone. I am back from the VEEG. To be honest., I am not sure how to feel about all of this. I almost felt like I was rushed in there and rushed out.
I did not have any of my night time...

Created By: Jenet | 2005-11-11 22:12 | 174 Views | 2 Comments

Does anyone who has had a temporal lobectomy suffer from short term memory loss? I am only in my fifties and had one in my twenties because I was having 40 to 100 grand mals daily and now I have a...

Created By: rabcam | 2005-11-10 16:40 | 171 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 | 170 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 | 179 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 | 253 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 | 166 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 | 171 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 | 162 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...

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