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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: cedar | 2005-04-28 18:57 | 485 Views | 6 Comments

I am in a kinda of bind and hoping for any suggestions.here is a bit of back ground. I have epilepsy have for 36 years,sine age 8. All thru High school my parents told me to go to college. I did...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-04-28 09:43 | 285 Views | 1 Comment

a couple of weeks ago, i was just laying around waching tv and i felt like i was going to sneeze..my face scrunched up like i was going to sneeze, but i didn't sneeze, instead my upper body...

Created By: pdonahue | 2005-04-26 10:25 | 360 Views | 8 Comments

I have had epilepsy for 22 years and it is now prgressing to get worse over the years. I am on Felbatol, Zonegran and have the VNS implanted. I am having seizures every day and when I go into a...

Created By: doksdarlin | 2005-04-26 05:55 | 3294 Views | 41 Comments

Does anyone have problems with allergies interfering with your epilepsy?

Created By: angel1970 | 2005-04-25 08:12 | 288 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Angel, I was diagnoste with epilepsy 5 years ago and 2 months latter I was diagnoste with Type 2 Diabeaties. For the past few days I have not felt right at all. I have been nashus,...

Created By: steve_esko | 2005-04-25 00:05 | 592 Views | 17 Comments

My 1st Grand Mal (tonic-clonic) seizure March 2001<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />No previous seizures or convulsions that I was aware of although...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-04-24 23:18 | 371 Views | 6 Comments

Hi,I have TLE, and I've been seizure-free for over a year (up until last night, I had a nocturnal complex partial). We are all seriously sleep-deprived, since I had my second baby girl 6 months...

Created By: jnthn55 | 2005-04-22 15:42 | 530 Views | 11 Comments

hopefully someone can help me get some clarity on this.yesterday i had my thrid seizure ever, the first in five years, and would like to ask a question or two. i'm 26 years old and had my first...

Created By: shawtee | 2005-04-22 15:34 | 452 Views | 13 Comments

I am 31 and have been recently diagnosed with the same, i also feel fine and only have these in my sleep. My tests were also fine, however the doctors discribed to me that I do need my...

Created By: mmdt2005 | 2005-04-21 09:14 | 343 Views | 2 Comments

I was offered a job and after passing my physicals and recieving my dot card I was told I didn't qualify because I fainted over two years ago. I also fainted when I was a teen but it was a...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-04-21 08:19 | 452 Views | 16 Comments

my mom is a medical assistant...she tells me well you aren't having any grand mals so i shouldn't worry about all the other stuff that is happening and i am wasting my time looking for an...

Created By: elizabeth4 | 2005-04-21 07:16 | 329 Views | 1 Comment

29 Male, got epilepsy at 14 from severe head traume (ok i was blown up..opps)I have always had big seivures 2 min and then left side of body is paralyzed for few hours.Now my girlfriend is scared...

Created By: crismoss | 2005-04-19 02:00 | 457 Views | 9 Comments

Im 32 - I just had my second seizure last night. My first was about six weeks ago, and both happened while asleep. I had all of the tests except for the EEG, and my results came out fine. I...

Created By: kdiamondidis | 2005-04-18 23:15 | 689 Views | 19 Comments

I find myself substituting words (for example, I was looking at a potato chip and called it a paper clip instead) or having trouble finding the right word much more often than usual ever since my...

Created By: mob_ahm | 2005-04-18 15:40 | 485 Views | 4 Comments

i am 34, i had to face first Seizure on Dec 2002 then second one on May 2003....I had  EEG, CT Scan, MRI But all are normal. Doctor diagnoses me Epilepsy…Till now i am using medicine named...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-04-18 10:40 | 339 Views | 0 Comments

now i don't believe my doc saying my events are non-epileptic at all, my question is about this. a few weeks ago, i was sitting around watching a baseball game, and I felt like I was going to...

Created By: gretchen | 2005-04-14 21:32 | 1565 Views | 26 Comments

My epilepsy started out with only generalized seizures as compared to TLE's or temporal lobe epilepsy. I had a head injury from szing, injuring both sides of my head around my temporal lobes as...

Created By: reeder | 2005-04-12 13:36 | 366 Views | 4 Comments

I've been having T.L. seizures for 4 years. I'm positive that's what it is, but I've never been diagnosed. I've talked to doctors about it, many times in just casual conversations, and even during...

Created By: llred22500 | 2005-04-11 18:27 | 1185 Views | 9 Comments

I have a question, does anyone know what it is when just your arms do violent jerks, they are sharp and uncontrollable, but that is the only thing that happens, and it usually only happens in the...

Created By: mexican_fire | 2005-04-11 16:10 | 1944 Views | 11 Comments

HI guys~~Just wanted to waht kind of talks I could get going with this one.In August of last year I was diagnosed with a relatively new syndrome for adults called Adult Myoclonic Epilepsy (AME). ...

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