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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: rubycosmos | 2005-08-25 23:12 | 165 Views | 7 Comments

A couple years ago when I was still in college, I was at a friend's house when I had my first actual seizure.  No one was terribly sure what to do about it; the people I was with were easily...

Created By: jimlin | 2005-08-25 19:27 | 184 Views | 3 Comments

When my older sister & I were children, we used to regularly complain of “remembering dreams”. This was eventually classed by the family as deja’vu. For me these occurrences happened one or...

Created By: Belinda | 2005-08-25 06:41 | 166 Views | 0 Comments

It's in my frontal lobe.I had a CT scan yesterday when my headaches gotten so bad.Been having constant headaches more 3 wks.My neuro did CT scan see if there is any more blood in my brain.Since I...

Created By: dcarovano | 2005-08-24 20:10 | 283 Views | 8 Comments

Hello...I have recently moved to California and am in the process of switching my drivers' license over.  I have actually not been diagnosed with epilepsy, but I did have seizures after a traffic...

Created By: jennyc | 2005-08-23 18:06 | 386 Views | 31 Comments

Hi my name is Jenny, I live in Scotland, I am 30 years old and within the last week I have been diagnosed with epilepsy.My First seizure was 4 years ago in Cuba.  I was lying on the beach and...

Created By: taho | 2005-08-23 15:54 | 893 Views | 5 Comments

Hi...I'm having a funky sensation in my left foot...it's almost like I have a cell phone on vibrate and it is ringing, but only in my foot and very faint...it started yesterday and seems to be...

Created By: tomii20 | 2005-08-21 23:42 | 191 Views | 3 Comments

My name is TomIIWatkins. I have been trying to find information for you and it has not been easy. But how long have you been driving? I do not drive because my seizures are not fully under...

Created By: yorkieboi2004 | 2005-08-18 23:14 | 254 Views | 21 Comments

Hi there, I hope someone can help me - I promise to keep this as brief as I can.  In 1998 I suffered loss of speech, and paralysis of my right arm and hand overnight.  This was diagnosed as a...

Created By: sansy | 2005-08-18 18:00 | 639 Views | 2 Comments

I've noticed quite a few people saying that heat can trigger seizures for them, but being cold seems to really do it for me! It seems worse than ever now that I've lost almost 30 pounds in the...

Created By: Butterflygrl | 2005-08-18 09:15 | 5540 Views | 9 Comments

Every now and then, when it's quiet, I hear a "tick tick tick" in my ear. Such a light sound, in fact that if music was playing I wouldn't even hear it.When I say "light" - I mean LIGHT! It's not...

Created By: Butterflygrl | 2005-08-18 07:52 | 535 Views | 11 Comments

I just got let go from my job yesterday.They told me that "I didn't look happy". Ya - I guess I wouldn't look happy if for the last month I've been so drugged up on different meds while my neuro...

Created By: johnnybr | 2005-08-11 22:27 | 190 Views | 6 Comments

I have two older sisters' who are just plain ignorant when it comes to epilepsy.One tells me constantly that I use my epilepsy as a excuse for not working.The other one just doesn't want me at her...

Created By: purpleangel23 | 2005-08-11 18:02 | 158 Views | 0 Comments

I took my first grand mal seizure in 2000 when i was 18. I took my second two years later. Then again two years later i took my third, but now a month later i took another. I have been on...

Created By: mexican_fire | 2005-08-09 14:27 | 193 Views | 2 Comments

Hi guys~~The concussion that I was telling you about from last Sunday has not gotten better and I was back in the E/R for a 3rd time, and they told me that this one may take up to 6 weeks to heal...

Created By: llparker | 2005-08-08 21:59 | 186 Views | 2 Comments

I just can't stop bellyaching today. I can barely move my neck because my neck and back hurt so bad. I am lined up for a massage tomorrow. I talked to my boss about the stress here and hope to...

Created By: llparker | 2005-08-07 20:11 | 283 Views | 13 Comments

I am a 29 year old single female in Atlanta. I have had seizures for as long as I can remember, for a long time, I was misdiagnosed. It's not as though I am really ashamed, persay, but people tend...

Created By: Butterflygrl | 2005-08-06 18:04 | 361 Views | 12 Comments

The last two seizures I had....occurred while I was blowdrying my hair. Prior to those seizures, I would experience "auras" only...(a chokey feeling in my throat...tingly lips)I'm trying to figure...

Created By: kayla | 2005-08-05 22:07 | 234 Views | 5 Comments

I was returning from work the other night and stopped to buy some juice. I had a small seizure in the shop. I am pretty good about clearing my head after, but I live in NYC and I remember not...

Created By: mexican_fire | 2005-08-02 17:29 | 190 Views | 3 Comments

Hi again,.I am sure you are all very tired of hearing my crap on here.But, I had a T/C Sunday early afternoon, and thankfully was already on the ground watching TV in my room, with my kids, and...

Created By: joshfoster | 2005-08-02 00:07 | 211 Views | 4 Comments

Hello,My symptoms struck me around 2001, uprooted me from my work/career at the time, and have been constant ever since. It's kind of hard to believe something this horrifying could hit me every...

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