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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: Justin | 2005-10-02 15:26 | 199 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 | 169 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 | 233 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 | 238 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 | 180 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 | 314 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 | 198 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...

Created By: mandix | 2005-09-10 15:29 | 199 Views | 5 Comments

(apologizes if anyone belongs to the LiveJournal Epileptics Community, xposted there)

I've only had two grand mal seizures in my life, the first one at 16 diagnosed me as epileptic and I...

Created By: shanzim | 2005-09-09 13:17 | 249 Views | 6 Comments

Hi all, my name is Shannon and i'm 21, about 6 mnths ago I posted on here : "Petite Mal seizures matter too!"
Everyone was really nice and helpfull.

My problem lies in the fact im...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-09-06 22:48 | 190 Views | 11 Comments

I have been having these feelings of where I feel weak but at the same time feel really strange, I feel like I'm going to fall.I have simple partial szs but this feels like something big is going...

Created By: beka | 2005-09-03 16:53 | 169 Views | 3 Comments

Within the past week I've been diagnosed with Epilepsy, after having serveral times where i lost consciousness for up to 2/3 minutes, this culminated in a seizure where i ended up falling down a...

Created By: jodizuneek | 2005-09-02 11:14 | 157 Views | 1 Comment

I wrote somewhere else in here about the seizure I had last weekend while camping and can't find it, so bare with me if you've read this already. ... I was in the car, on the way to check out some...

Created By: girlygrl | 2005-08-30 21:50 | 199 Views | 0 Comments

I am 41 years old with Grand Mal Seizures or also known asTonic clonic seizures, your baby is young yet to know if she willhave them for the rest of her life. Even if she does, its not the endof...

Created By: maurice | 2005-08-30 07:23 | 160 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnose with epilepsy in 91 after a grandmal  that was my last one but I am still on meds I don really need them unless I dont get enough sleep lately I have only needed 5 hrs a night. so I...

Created By: alex18 | 2005-08-30 02:44 | 409 Views | 1 Comment

Hey all!My name is Alexandra and i am 18 years old. About a month ago i had wisdom teeth surgery and was put on many different medications after the surgery. These medications made me very sick,...

Created By: rubycosmos | 2005-08-25 23:12 | 169 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 | 190 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 | 173 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 | 320 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 | 461 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...

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