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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: Joyce | 2006-03-19 10:19 | 199 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, Joyce here,

I just wanted to know if anyone else went through a period of time when you had a hard time believing in yourself because of what you were going through? I am having a...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-03-18 15:58 | 215 Views | 8 Comments

I have been having these strange feeling of my ears ringing a bad headache and I have been smelling thing that is there. My stomache will hurt and then I smell something that is burnt and I'm real...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-17 13:24 | 261 Views | 9 Comments

I have noticed the past few weeks that I am overwelmed with all these unfamiliar feelings and can not put them into words that others can understand. Is this a normal thing everyone goes through...

Created By: T mama | 2006-03-17 10:31 | 191 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everybody,
I am new to the site, need someone who understands. Have had complex partial/generalized seizures for 6 years now and have recently had some strange new sensations. I have...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-17 08:29 | 172 Views | 2 Comments

Goodmorning everyone,
I just recently found out some things that have hurt me deeply as well as angered me. My mom recently admitted too me that Dad and Her knew there was something...

Created By: Joyce | 2006-03-16 09:36 | 185 Views | 2 Comments

Hi to all,
For the past two weeks I have been keeping my fear that something else is wrong with me. My ankles and feet have been swelling on me and turning a redish and bluish color....

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-03-15 15:47 | 143 Views | 0 Comments

what do you do around you period so you don't have dropp seizures

Created By: mariposa | 2006-03-15 14:02 | 195 Views | 5 Comments

I was just diagnosed with epilepsy yesterday by my neurologists after a series of many tests. I guess they finally caught activity during a sleep test that confirms siezure activity. I have only...

Created By: Susumarie | 2006-03-15 13:10 | 212 Views | 5 Comments

I'm curious how many people have had a say so in their medications, how many just take what is given them, how many research what they are given, etc. For me, my history of medications started...

Created By: julie scott | 2006-03-15 12:52 | 251 Views | 4 Comments

Does anyone have the same problem as me regarding peoles reaction to seizures? I have came round from a seizur to find people pinning me to the floor or trying to push sugar in my mouth. I have...

Created By: zombie68 | 2006-03-14 19:12 | 186 Views | 1 Comment

I suffered siezures as a child but as I entered my teenage years the symptoms decreased in severity.I was relatively siezure free until I entered my late 20's(I'm now 38).I am currently on Keppra...

Created By: shortypants19762002 | 2006-03-14 18:17 | 190 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 | 161 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 | 178 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 | 1445 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 | 298 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 | 715 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 | 170 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 | 232 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 | 203 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...

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