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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: butterfly | 2005-07-23 13:03 | 197 Views | 5 Comments

its been awhile since i've posted on here but I would like some feedback on my "episodes". I have been having 2-4 a day and have dropped twice. I take my meds everyday but it seems like therenot...

Created By: Butterflygrl | 2005-07-23 10:47 | 279 Views | 7 Comments

Well, I got the results back from my EEG and he told me that it came back normal.The conversation after that was one that left me very distraught.My neurologist could not help me. All he told me...

Created By: Butterflygrl | 2005-07-18 22:03 | 489 Views | 35 Comments

Hi there,I am trying to figure out if I am experiencing strange aura's or if I'm actually LOSING MY MIND as a result of being so stressed and full of anxiety from experiencing my first seizure....

Created By: Maggie | 2005-07-18 00:37 | 42512 Views | 84 Comments

Last night I was laying in bed with my eyes closed and all of a sudden on the left side of my brain it felt just like an electrical shock.I jumped and there was a tingling sensation down my right...

Created By: jasmine | 2005-07-17 21:57 | 224 Views | 6 Comments

hi , was wondering if anyone also has cfs as well as eperlepsy ? if so how do you cope as im having a hard time coping right now thanks jasmine

Created By: kleen | 2005-07-17 19:28 | 1082 Views | 13 Comments

I won't even type very much because it takes too long. I have taken dilantin for 43 years and suffered some memory loss especally when it came to remembring certain words the other stuff I coped...

Created By: elsea | 2005-07-17 00:40 | 208 Views | 4 Comments

Dr. is not sure if dx is epilepsy or not. Could you have it and have this test come out normal? Any tips for staying awake? Thank-you for any help you can give.Elsea

Created By: nixx | 2005-07-15 12:09 | 352 Views | 6 Comments

Okay, heres a little background info (like anyone cares).. My father has severe epilepsy, he has had it his whole life, He can't go for more than 2 weeks without having a grand mal seizure....

Created By: Butterflygrl | 2005-07-13 21:59 | 415 Views | 3 Comments

Wow. I finally have answers. I phoned my neurologist today before even getting my EEG results back, because I was going through some papers, and I noticed he had jotted down "SUBEPENDYMAL...

Created By: Butterflygrl | 2005-07-12 21:39 | 3002 Views | 22 Comments

I need to know if anyone knows of this type of CT Scan result.When I went into the hospital 2 weeks ago after experiencing my first grand-mal, the CT Scan showed that the seizure may have been...

Created By: bandcher | 2005-07-12 19:26 | 216 Views | 4 Comments

I just started having seizures four yrs ago when I was 19 out of the blue, and they still don't know what's wrong with me.  Well, and I've had the Right Lobectomy surgery which helped a little bit...

Created By: drewsie | 2005-07-12 19:25 | 764 Views | 32 Comments

i ride my bike to work everday (about 7 miles each way in NYC), and my friend is convinced that i shouldn't ride when it's really hot because the combination of exercise and heat could provoke a...

Created By: rithra1213 | 2005-07-12 10:43 | 235 Views | 10 Comments

Hi everyone, this maybe boring but i need to vent. I got a job in the furniture field which I have 20+ years of experience in, at a furniture closeout store in springfield, missouri. They sell...

Created By: mexican_fire | 2005-07-11 18:19 | 211 Views | 0 Comments

Hi All,Well, I am on vacation again, with family thta is spread out all over the country from one end to the other.I have already seen people in Albaqerque (sp), NM, Amarillo, TX, Shaunee, OK,...

Created By: EHammarstrom | 2005-07-11 00:46 | 1551 Views | 51 Comments

I was just wondering if anyone has memory problems due to thier Epilepsy. I am a 40 y/o male, have had epilepsy all of my life, and find that I forget simple thngs. Is this due to age or am i...

Created By: caboose | 2005-07-09 21:20 | 237 Views | 8 Comments

I am 25 years old and have been debating about my career since my junior year in college. I wanted to become a physician, perhaps a neurologist, but was discouraged by a variety of people...

Created By: butterfly | 2005-07-09 21:05 | 1085 Views | 16 Comments

can someone please help me? i don't think that i'm doing this right. can someone please respond ? i have been havin these "so called seizures" i start by getting a funny feeling like a tingley...

Created By: aly_m | 2005-07-07 00:52 | 211 Views | 2 Comments

I am thinking about making a trip to Germany and they are known for their beer, right! and I know that it is served at pretty much every resturant like water is served here in the US. My...

Created By: bthoroughbred | 2005-07-06 12:28 | 228 Views | 6 Comments

Hello!This looks like a great forum for discussion.  I was wondering if I might please ask some of your help.  I am a 30 year old female, diagnosed with MS for 5 years.  I take REBIF (an...

Created By: classy1g | 2005-07-06 00:57 | 265 Views | 9 Comments

I just returned from a consul with an excellent Doctor at the University of PA. Yes, this Doctor did not look at me like I had three heads, when I described to her, my seizures, and auras, and...

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