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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: shortypants19762002 | 2006-03-14 18:17 | 188 Views | 4 Comments

my problem through out my whole life is always been the side effects of the medication. I have been told bye four diffrent doctors that ill never be able to drive. id just like to know if im not...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-03-13 23:14 | 158 Views | 0 Comments

I was amazed when I read the survey. Yes, I have a 'friend' living with epilepsy in my community (she lives 5 minutes from my home). I met Kim when I overwent the operation at St. Vincent's...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-03-13 23:12 | 172 Views | 0 Comments

I was amazed when I read the survey. Yes, I have a 'friend' living with epilepsy in my community (she lives 5 minutes from my home). I met Kim when I overwent the operation at St. Vincent's...

Created By: JeremiahZ83 | 2006-03-13 20:36 | 1365 Views | 13 Comments

I am 22 and I have Epilepsy and i was wondering if anyone one could tell me if agent orange and my seizures are any ties between the two. Can someone please help me with this

Created By: JeremiahZ83 | 2006-03-13 20:10 | 280 Views | 2 Comments

Hello I am 22 years old and I am wondering if the fact that my father had came into contact with agent orange when he was in vietnam would have any effect on me?

Created By: gadget729 | 2006-03-13 14:11 | 669 Views | 5 Comments

Hello,

My question: Can seizures and migraines be connected?

I have LEFT sided temporal lobe epilepsy. I also have TMJ-grind teeth, which can cause headaches, mostly on my RIGHT...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-13 09:37 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,
Angel_its, I tried to e-mail you back some suggestions but the e-mail returned to me with an error, not a valid account for you it said. I hope you get these ideas and remember...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2006-03-12 20:36 | 222 Views | 1 Comment

Has anybody ever avoided a particular career/ job because of their epilepsy? I know I can't be firefighter, airline pilot, policeman, or other work that requires a long period of shift work.

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-12 15:09 | 201 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,
A special hello to angleit's, if you want some pointers on stress management just e-mail me and I will be more then happy to let you know what I have learned through the class...

Created By: elsea | 2006-03-11 21:32 | 163 Views | 0 Comments

Hi! I have simple partial epilepsy but had an unusual symptom the other night. I was just standing waiting for a coffee and I heard someone talking into my ear. I couldn't understand what they...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-11 03:30 | 178 Views | 1 Comment

Hi to all,
Just rrecently I found out that I am Hypoglycemic, which means my sugar level drops too fast and in turn causes me to have seizures. I have too eat at least 5 small meals a day...

Created By: katcompton | 2006-03-09 10:06 | 174 Views | 6 Comments

Hello everyone:

I'm a student in the Science Communication program at Drexel University. I am currently taking a medical journalism class, and for my final project I am writing an article...

Created By: Dan Brown | 2006-03-08 12:13 | 248 Views | 9 Comments

My name is Dan Brown, and live with my bride of nearly 32 years, in a pasture in Elm Grove, LA. I was diagnosed about 3 and 1/2 years ago with "partial complex seizures of the left frontal lobe"...

Created By: spazz | 2006-03-08 11:18 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

Does anyone out there suffer from this? I have been dealing with my epilepsy since 1984 starting with them being in my sleep to full grand mal duing the day. Due to this I have had to give up all...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-03-08 03:59 | 156 Views | 0 Comments

I am finding that all of my preconcieved ideas about epilepsy and seizures are being systematically blown out of the water.

Like I had this idea that you only ever get one type of seizure....

Created By: spiz | 2006-03-07 11:16 | 170 Views | 1 Comment

I came across this article while not even looking for it. I found it very interesting and wanted to share it.

http://heartdisease....

Created By: zoe49576 | 2006-03-06 22:44 | 396 Views | 5 Comments

Is there a connection between Tegretol and Irritability? I had a Grand Mal Seizure in January and they Increased my Dose of Tegretol XR to 1200mg a Day. Since then my irritability level has been...

Created By: trulyblessed | 2006-03-05 13:39 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

Please don't get me wrong when I say this but I wish I didn't have my little people to look out after right now. I feel I am such a terrible,horrible MOTHER!! I am 27yrs will be 28 in May and...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-05 09:24 | 221 Views | 11 Comments

Well I have been having seizure since 2004 but my first doctor didn't do nothing because my EEG came back normal. Then in 2005 I got a new doctor because of insurance reasons and I start having...

Created By: bubbawisdom | 2006-03-05 00:24 | 199 Views | 1 Comment

My Neurologist now classifies my epilepsy as nocturnal epilepsy. 1999 was the last year I had a seizure while awake. I live in Alabama and would like to know the correct procedures in applying for...

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