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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: honeybear | 2006-02-08 14:26 | 205 Views | 5 Comments

Hi all
I was wondering if you could help me.
I have had a couple of strange experiences which I think may be simple partial seizures. I do get these but these new ones have been a bit...

Created By: becca1604 | 2006-02-06 11:30 | 817 Views | 7 Comments

I have growing concerns over employment. My drivers license was taken for 6 months recently, and I work almost 35 miles one way from home. My husband has been great driving me everywhere, but he...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-02-05 21:42 | 223 Views | 5 Comments

As much as I appreciate all 53 of the Pittsburgh Steelers' gridiron warriors, I particularly appreciate the man who has become an inspiration to the 2.7 million Americans -- and thousands of...

Created By: HT | 2006-02-02 17:14 | 225 Views | 1 Comment

I HAVE PETITMAL SEIZURES.THE STRANGE THING IS I SPEAK SPANISH ON THE OUTSET OF GOING INTO SEIZURE.I DONT SPEAK FLUENT SPANISH.I PICKED UP SOME IN HIGH SCHOOL BUT NOT ENOUGH TO ESTABLISH ANY KIND...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-02-02 13:11 | 171 Views | 2 Comments

Does anyone experience a feeling as though the tissues in your body have swelled during a simple partial? I just had one the other night, and it felt as though my tongue, arms and legs were...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-02-01 19:13 | 283 Views | 14 Comments

Hi I asked this yesterday but I lost my post!
Anybody on LYRICA
Is there any other names for it
Nanci

Created By: cindy thacher | 2006-02-01 15:59 | 172 Views | 1 Comment

Help! I've had epilepsy for 25 years, tried numerous medications, had a lobectomy and had two VNS surgeries. I now have type I diabetes, although it is adult onset, and am taking insulin shots...

Created By: mrtigre | 2006-01-31 07:18 | 526 Views | 3 Comments

hello to all;

I have had temporal lobe epilepsy all my life. I have been on many medicines and seen many neurologists. But lately I have found that I am passing out with or without first...

Created By: davey_jones_uk | 2006-01-30 07:15 | 428 Views | 2 Comments

Hi im 18 and want to go into the fire service although I am not sure if i will be able to, I have a type of epilepsy where i have only ever had seizures in my sleep although my doctor told me I...

Created By: hiphop | 2006-01-27 17:22 | 229 Views | 2 Comments

HAS ANYBODY HAD SEIZURES WHERE THE CRAMP STARTS IN THE THUMB AND THEN GETS SO PAINFUL THAT YOU ARE JUST HOPING TO PASS OUT. THIS IS HOW MINE STARTED. I HAD NO IDEA WHAT WAS HAPPENING, AND IT IS...

Created By: Clip | 2006-01-26 20:13 | 301 Views | 0 Comments

Just before I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis I was on Flagyl (Metronidazol) for a few days and it made me very sick. Flagyl is not supposed to be given to people with a history of seizures...

Created By: benji | 2006-01-26 14:26 | 2287 Views | 42 Comments

my daughter has seizurs at night when she sleeps and if she falls asleep during the day . this happens every night about one hour after she goes to sleep and throughout the night averaging 12 to...

Created By: angelran | 2006-01-25 13:05 | 290 Views | 10 Comments

I have been reading over the other threads here. There doesn't really seem to be very many people that have...I guess you would say, come to terms with their epilepsy. I have had it myself for...

Created By: kexin | 2006-01-24 21:23 | 432 Views | 6 Comments

I am wondering if anyone has had a seizure where it feels like your body is having an earthquake? Sometimes it is preceded by a buzzing feeling through my whole body. It always happens at night...

Created By: jboyd | 2006-01-23 14:27 | 161 Views | 1 Comment

Hi i am still thinking about geting vns and i have some questions i heard that after surgery that you have to be very carefull at what you do because you can pull out the leeds easy. And was told...

Created By: brian mattingly | 2006-01-23 08:45 | 6320 Views | 105 Comments

does anyone know anything about kepra?

Created By: tyannadirickson | 2006-01-22 17:39 | 999 Views | 8 Comments

Hi my name is Tyanna. I am 22 I have juvenile seizures. i have a few questions i need answers too and can someone plz help me...1.why does my heart beat so fast in the mornings when i first wake...

Created By: tyannadirickson | 2006-01-20 20:57 | 177 Views | 2 Comments

HI MY NAME IS TYANNA I AM 22 WITH 2 CHILDREN. I AM NEW TO THIS WEBSITE BUT I NEED HELP. I TAKE 500MG DEPAKOTE 5 PILLS A DAY AND AM SUPPOSE TO TAKE LAMICTAL AS IT GIVES ME BAD SIDE EFFECTS. I HAVE...

Created By: staceychil | 2006-01-20 12:56 | 254 Views | 8 Comments
Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-01-17 01:25 | 192 Views | 6 Comments

Hi Everyone,

You know as odd as this may sound I never noticed most of what my doctors call seizures before. My EEG showed TLE, my MRI showed brain damage in the back of my brain where the...

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