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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: vicki | 2005-04-29 14:42 | 276 Views | 1 Comment

The problem you are going to have is that SSI (which is what you can get when you do not have enough credits to get SSDI) Your husbands income is going to disqualify you for getting SSI. you can...

Created By: tourettic | 2005-04-28 20:32 | 329 Views | 6 Comments

hi alli've just been diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy, so i'm new to this whole.. experience.i'm 22 now, getting my bachelors in kuala lumpur, malaysia. in october and november last year, i...

Created By: cedar | 2005-04-28 18:57 | 491 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 | 289 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 | 368 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 | 3434 Views | 41 Comments

Does anyone have problems with allergies interfering with your epilepsy?

Created By: angel1970 | 2005-04-25 08:12 | 293 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 | 618 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 | 379 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 | 546 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 | 461 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 | 347 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 | 457 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 | 335 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 | 465 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 | 728 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 | 500 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 | 344 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 | 1648 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 | 372 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...

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