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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: soniajudy | 2006-04-14 11:44 | 167 Views | 2 Comments

In january of 2006 I found out I was 4 months pregnant while on 1500 mg of depakote. The doctors thought I became pregnant due to the high dosage of depakote that I was on,and it reversed the...

Created By: Joel S. | 2006-04-13 10:31 | 215 Views | 4 Comments

I have had epilepsy since 1989. I now have my seizures controlled to the point where they are roughly 2 months apart. My doctor who is not a neuroligist says this is rare. Does anyone else have...

Created By: terrij | 2006-04-12 21:55 | 223 Views | 8 Comments

As Im sitting,thinking about my drs. visit in the morning,How can acar accident from aseizure
from 20 years ago come back and almost kill me
with abacteria infecion all over again?...

Created By: JScott | 2006-04-12 16:46 | 212 Views | 1 Comment

I've been on 100 mg's for 9 days now and the sz's are way down and there are no other side effects but I am STARVING all the time. Not sure If I've lost any weight cause I won't weigh myself....

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-04-12 00:27 | 226 Views | 5 Comments

I am epileptic and suffer of complex partial seizure (left side). I started to have seizures at the age of 19. I'm 48, and in 2000 I overwent the operation. Unfortunately the operation didn't work...

Created By: JudiS | 2006-04-11 23:37 | 206 Views | 4 Comments

Hi
I was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 11 (41 years ago)
I took Phenobarbital and Dilantin for the first 10 years, gradually weaned myself off while being seizure free....

Created By: jsterrito | 2006-04-11 17:52 | 235 Views | 4 Comments

Hello. I have been reading some of your posts, and they are very informative. I have found a few different sites over the past few days and I have found all of them to be very helpful.

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Created By: CraigV | 2006-04-11 15:14 | 243 Views | 3 Comments

My wife tells me my face/lips turn blue and I stop breathing during a complex partial seizure which scares the heck out of her. Does this happen to anyone else?

CraigV 53 today:-)

Created By: terrij | 2006-04-10 21:54 | 160 Views | 0 Comments

Can anybody tell me how long it takes to get Topamax out of your system? I have been on it for
8 years,I take Lexapro and Ativan all for anxiaty
and high blood pressure.My seizures are...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-04-10 19:00 | 169 Views | 1 Comment

WELL I KEEP THINKING THAT IF I TAKE MY MEDS FOR MY SEIZURES I WON'T HAVE ANYMORE AT ALL. WELL THAT IS LIEING TO MYSELF BECAUSE I'M STILL HAVING SEIZURES. I GUESS I HAVE TO BE PATIENCE BECAUSE I...

Created By: hale23 | 2006-04-10 15:37 | 209 Views | 7 Comments

Does anyone know if depression is a part of having epilepsy? hale23

Created By: honeybear | 2006-04-10 13:48 | 384 Views | 10 Comments

Hi all I hope you are all ok.
I hope some one can help me out here.

Over the last few week I have been noticing that I am hearing things, but it is only the same 2 sounds.
The...

Created By: JScott | 2006-04-10 11:26 | 174 Views | 4 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy a month ago. Still don't know what kind or what the cause is.

I keep getting shocks in my heels, my ankles, my calves, my thighs, and my groin (not in a good...

Created By: Billy Hall | 2006-04-07 21:00 | 170 Views | 4 Comments

About a year ago, I had a seizure while I was at work. My co-workers identified it as a seizure, but my neuro said that it was simply a case of syncope or fainting, since me eeg was normal...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-04-07 13:05 | 166 Views | 2 Comments

I DON'T REMEMBER IF I HAD A SEIZURE LAST NIGHT IN MY SLEEP BUT WHEN I WOKE UP THIS MORNING I HAD A BAD HEADACHE AND I WAS VERY WEAK AND TIRED AND I HAD WET MYSELF. USUALLY I KNOW I'M HAVING A...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-04-05 18:14 | 253 Views | 14 Comments

SOMETIMES ARUA'S CAN BE MORE SCARY THAN A SEIZURE. I HAVE THOSE ALL THE TIME. THE LAST AURA AND SEIZURE I HAD IT HURTED. MY LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE WAS IN SO MUCH PAIN WHEN I WAS HAVING A SEIZURE. I'...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-04-05 04:04 | 215 Views | 8 Comments

Just how much does stress effect your epilepsy?

Created By: zombie68 | 2006-04-04 22:12 | 203 Views | 2 Comments

Many of my friends,co-workers,DOCTORS,etc. have asked me to describe the sensations I feel before(and occaisionally during)a seizure.I am at a loss to effectively describe any of these things to...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-04-04 20:54 | 161 Views | 2 Comments

Is it possible for seizures to mess with your heart while you're having one?

I had another one of my "normal" seizures last night. Same old routine of feeling very dizzy, my stomach gets...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-04-04 08:48 | 184 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone, Joyce here:
Can anyone tell me if I am just over reacting or do I need to be concerned? The last three days I have had an increase of sever headaches which have not responded...

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