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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: Maggie | 2005-10-25 22:20 | 260 Views | 2 Comments

Everytime I have a simple partial seizure either before or after my eyes feel like they are completely dry.They will stay this way for hours afterwards.They almost feel like someone has poked me...

Created By: lesazeebeez | 2005-10-25 00:33 | 209 Views | 4 Comments

Have been for years experiencing while trying to fall asleep: Horrifying sensations of Deja-vu, All sounds being VERY LOUD and in slow-motion and trailing. Unexplainable Sensations in my mouth (...

Created By: Amanda McV | 2005-10-24 21:32 | 174 Views | 1 Comment

I am trying to get to the bottom of an old problem that has recently resurfaced. Today I went for a wee nap and awoke to my jaw chattering violently and what feels like an upper body spasm. It...

Created By: Radini | 2005-10-23 10:02 | 240 Views | 9 Comments

I was recently diagnosed w/partial complex seizures (via a 3-day EEG), after having had these dissociative-like episodes in the past year & a half...these episodes would often be triggered by...

Created By: smith1 | 2005-10-21 18:33 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

I just got results back from second MRI. Nothing new the neuro says!!! He wants and EEG now. I was diagnosed w/ Epilepsy when I was a kid and then never saw a doc for it after that! Have I...

Created By: katylou84 | 2005-10-20 23:37 | 530 Views | 18 Comments

Hello everyone,
I was diagnosed with pseudoseizures in 2001 and been suffering ever since then. I try to live as normal of a life as possible. This year has been the hardest yet. A guy I...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-10-19 22:01 | 177 Views | 0 Comments

Ok I need answers on what is going on with me.I have the aura then sometimes my head droops to the right,eyes close cannot move but I can hear coming out of it I jump,chew some and my right eye...

Created By: cameo | 2005-10-19 21:48 | 502 Views | 18 Comments

Epilepsy and anti depressantsIs there anyone out there taking any anti- depressant or anti - anxiety to help cope with epilepsy? I have heard risks involved, but I was wondering if there was...

Created By: Mike L | 2005-10-12 15:21 | 178 Views | 1 Comment

Ive been visiting epilpsy.com for a while now and I cant say how much it has helped me out. But I was hoping someone could help me on a complicated situation. I was in a wreck 2003 in Texas and...

Created By: jennyc | 2005-10-11 18:35 | 275 Views | 5 Comments

Hi Everyone,

Ok, this is going to sound weird but for the last 24 hours I have had a strange taste in my mouth. Just to give you some background I have never had a seizure in my sleep...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-10-10 22:05 | 161 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Bruce wanted to ask you a question.Last night I had a simple partial thought everything was ok..not so,when I stood up I fell with top half on the counter top from there I just started falling....

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-10-10 10:23 | 162 Views | 0 Comments

I have noticed that there are quite a few people on here who are posting their situation about having problems with sleep and epilepsy, so I did some online searching and found something that...

Created By: lmcg82 | 2005-10-03 06:35 | 261 Views | 4 Comments

For a year now I've been dealing with jerking movements in my arms and legs and sometimes spasming of my whole body. Over the whole period the most common symptoms I have is something I have been...

Created By: Justin | 2005-10-02 15:26 | 190 Views | 4 Comments

Hi. Ive just got a question about burst blood vessels in my eyes from my last seizure. Is this common from grand mal seizures? I think i had a lot of difficulty breathing this last time. Im just...

Created By: fastfingers | 2005-10-01 21:36 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

I have had migraines with aura for 3 years and was treated with Topamax, which worked great, although it killed my short term memory. Within the last 6 months I have had 3 strange episodes, one...

Created By: Skimberly1211 | 2005-09-27 11:42 | 226 Views | 12 Comments

I have recently started to become depressed and have panick attacks. And the more nervous i get about the panick attacks the more i get them (meaning panick attacks) I am fully under controll with...

Created By: peekandturtle | 2005-09-25 12:17 | 229 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, I had my first tonic-clonic seizure on 3/22/04, on that day I buried my mother. Since then I have had a lot of seizures of different degree's of activity. I have a friend who is also has...

Created By: angels and airwaves | 2005-09-20 15:22 | 177 Views | 3 Comments

I'm new to all this and a few days ago I posted and now my post has disappeared. I'm awaiting a diagnosis from a cr*ppy National Health Service in the UK and as my short term memory is non-...

Created By: AURORA9979 | 2005-09-12 22:21 | 297 Views | 5 Comments

I am 26 years old and I have always tried to be independant even though I have Epilepsy. I was diagnosed that the age of 6 and over the 20 years I have been on and off AEDs and had so many test I...

Created By: Why Seizure | 2005-09-12 02:40 | 197 Views | 2 Comments

I was deemed an epilepic two year ago, and since then, I've been put on two different meds and several dosage increases. However, I am still having seizures and most of my seizures occured while I...

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