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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: trulyblessed | 2006-03-04 19:39 | 205 Views | 6 Comments

Hi! I am not new here but not well known either. I come here from time to time because I am very busy trying to take care of my children,the house,my husband and then myself. I feel like when...

Created By: cjcurls | 2006-03-03 12:06 | 218 Views | 2 Comments

After a flury of seizure activity this week I have been left with a queer side effect - - - A NUMB NOSE! What the???

Ummmmmmmmmm, hmmmm - I haven't played with any 5year olds lately,...

Created By: RiffRaffMama | 2006-03-03 05:38 | 206 Views | 4 Comments

This is a newspaper article printed about me and my epilepsy. Makes you feel good about the world :)
http://www.filehigh.com/serve/...

Created By: seizedMommy | 2006-03-02 22:06 | 172 Views | 3 Comments

Hi i'm new here and I just wanted to say that it is so nice to find a place like this. I have had epilepsy for almost 10 years now and i had no idea how many other people had the same problem it's...

Created By: kdStanze | 2006-03-02 16:00 | 198 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with Epilepsy at the age of 13. After loosing my drivers license for uncontrolable siezures, it was two and a half years before I was able to go 6mos. siezure free. For the next...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2006-02-27 22:49 | 320 Views | 1 Comment

I'm sorry if you all haven't heard from me but lately I have bought a new computer and now I am for the BroadBand ADSL connection. My computer was old, 10 years old, and now it was time for me to...

Created By: hollymeister03 | 2006-02-27 14:08 | 175 Views | 2 Comments

Has anybody had VNS Surgery? If so, could you tell me some of your results??? Please.

Created By: Tweety | 2006-02-26 18:22 | 223 Views | 10 Comments

Hello to all!

I've been recently diagnosed with left TLE and am not currently on meds. I don't know if I want to try them again as I had a violent reaction to Tegretol. I'm going for a...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-02-25 13:33 | 174 Views | 3 Comments

Goodmorning everyone,

Since I have been disabled with my seizure disorder I have noticed that I get disapointed more then when I had a job, a car, hobbies ect... and wish this would...

Created By: metaverse | 2006-02-24 14:38 | 180 Views | 4 Comments

Hi All,

I just had the mother of all seizures 7 days ago. I came to on the floor, with the emt's and my wife standing over me, and I did not know where I was, or what day it was. I had the...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-02-23 16:21 | 160 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone,
Have you ever felt as though you were walking on egg shells just too feel comfertable around your own family? I have felt a uneast tension between my boyfriend and myself...

Created By: cjcurls | 2006-02-23 14:58 | 237 Views | 12 Comments

Just wanted to take an unoffical poll - How many of you wear a MedAlert bracelet, necklace, etc???

I currently do not.
Doc recomends that I do.
I've been looking online today...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-02-22 09:31 | 151 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone,
I want to thank everyone who has e-mailed me regarding any of my posts, it really helps and it has become the high point in my day lately and has braught a smile to my face...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-02-22 09:28 | 210 Views | 3 Comments

Do you find that changing shifts for work effects your epilepsy? With having to change your sleeping patterns and everything?

Since I've gone to third shifts my seizures have increased to...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-02-22 03:30 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

Maybe this has been discussed and I didn't see it, maybe not. I had an appointment with my epileptologist today and I had a burning question. I'll interrupt myself to say this: often if you go...

Created By: kgreen | 2006-02-21 22:25 | 253 Views | 4 Comments

Hi, I hope it's okay that I'm writing here (it's my husband who has epilepsy). He is a soldier and even though he was told 3 years ago that he was unfit to be in a battle zone, he was deployed to...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-02-21 09:21 | 261 Views | 6 Comments

Good morning everyone,

I have been trying to find a home based part time job for along time and seem too get red flags everywhere I turn. I can no longer survive on $635.00 a month when my...

Created By: Rh52504 | 2006-02-20 14:05 | 152 Views | 0 Comments

My neuro, found small dots on my MRI that indicated to him that It might be Multiple sclerosis. He wants me to have another Spinal Tap, because the first one only tested for viruses... Any...

Created By: jlc | 2006-02-18 20:21 | 180 Views | 0 Comments

I have been on Dilantin for the last 40 yrs it was an excellent control of my seizures. In fact I was doing so well that my medication was downed to 1 per day. Seizures were really under control...

Created By: Auburn | 2006-02-18 05:44 | 219 Views | 6 Comments

Hello,

I'm still awaiting from results from my EEG, but my doctor strongly feels I'm having seizures (hallucinations, mood swings, memory lapses, joint and muscle pain, weight gain). I...

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