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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: tamme | 2006-01-13 21:28 | 207 Views | 4 Comments

I wish a could find something close to home that could help me get back on meds. I've been off for over a year now. I can't afford them. But a need to find a way. I've talked to a couple of the...

Created By: zoe49576 | 2006-01-12 22:07 | 187 Views | 3 Comments

Monday I had my first Grand Mal Seizure in 5 Years. I woke up with a terrible headache and had wet myself. Has anyone gone through what is called a Post Ictal state? I went through this for the...

Created By: do shine75 | 2006-01-12 20:24 | 607 Views | 8 Comments

Hello,

Does anyone out there have staring seizures. I think I have them. But Dr's tell me its just stress. I have also recently been diagnosed with panic disorder. Im not sure the so...

Created By: terrij | 2006-01-12 12:21 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

as Im telling you about this very story, here in
Jacksonville,fla this is actually going on:
ayoung man was arrested,while in jail his family
gave the proper authorites his...

Created By: Nylrad | 2006-01-12 11:32 | 201 Views | 3 Comments

I'm not sure what I'm doing here, but I've just started accessing this site and boy it looks like I've been missing out on getting to know a lot of good folks - - - and sharing a lot of good...

Created By: demterp | 2006-01-11 23:32 | 231 Views | 6 Comments

I am 33 and was diagnosed with Simple Partial Seizure about 6 months ago. It has been very frustrating as I don't seem to be getting better with the 1500mg (2 x 750) keppra I am on. I have the...

Created By: caddle | 2006-01-11 14:13 | 795 Views | 6 Comments

My 16 year old son is having quite a difficult time
with medications. This is the third medication
change we have had to make.

My son has had 4 seizures since May 2005.

...
Created By: sarapick | 2006-01-11 13:04 | 174 Views | 2 Comments

Ever since I was about 15 or 16 I have had episodes of blacking out. It usually happens when I get up from a chair or bed and walk. Sometimes I lose vision and then just kind of crumble to the...

Created By: sarai | 2006-01-11 04:41 | 241 Views | 5 Comments

I am new here and have a question that I can not find an answer to. I have had partial seizures since I was a teenager (now in my 30s) and have just lived with them (no meds) When I have my "...

Created By: docta_j | 2006-01-10 20:04 | 257 Views | 7 Comments

hi i posted this in the teen forum by accident, i meant for it to be here (i'm 17 by the way):

i was diagnosed two years ago with simple-partial seizures and have been on 150mg lamictal...

Created By: niahgoe | 2006-01-10 08:12 | 255 Views | 3 Comments

Can anyone out there help me and let me know where I stand at this moment, I am waiting for an appointment with a neuroligist and am I a state of I DONT KNOW WHATS WRONG - as a child(6/7) i...

Created By: terrij | 2006-01-09 22:53 | 389 Views | 6 Comments

If anyone knows or understands what tuberous sclerosis is please repley.No one in my Epilepsy
support group has it but me so they really dont
understand. Thanks terrij

Created By: Donnajoy | 2006-01-09 17:38 | 183 Views | 3 Comments

My Dr's have diagnosed me with epilepsy, despite only having 1 seizure. Asssuming I stay under control, for even years on end, how can I justifiably drive and put my life as well as my children's...

Created By: Nylrad | 2006-01-09 14:24 | 178 Views | 1 Comment

So we hope our neurologist knows what they're doing, right? But they don't really know exactly the feelings we're having. And we might not exactly REMEMBER what to tell them when it comes time...

Created By: Nylrad | 2006-01-09 14:07 | 203 Views | 3 Comments

I've been taking Topamax for a couple months now, long enough to be experiencing some side effects. I'm beginning to think I should not have asked my doctor to switch me from phenytoin and...

Created By: Donnajoy | 2006-01-09 08:45 | 184 Views | 0 Comments

Has anybody experienced a 1st seizure in the months following a pregnancy? I am an otherwise healthy 35 yr old woman who had her 1st grand mal while asleep 6 months post-partum. I have been put...

Created By: Hayels | 2006-01-09 05:57 | 192 Views | 3 Comments

I went into hospital 3 months ago after I collapsed. It was suspected that someone had spiked my drink. The doctor thought he could hear a heart murmur so I was placed on cardiology. I received a...

Created By: niahgoe | 2006-01-09 04:24 | 185 Views | 2 Comments

I suffered from blanx as I call them as a kid (6 or 7)and took medication for them and got over it, had a relapse when I was 12 or 13 and again took medication and got over them then last week I...

Created By: zettahertz | 2006-01-09 00:57 | 271 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,
I'm new here and I have a question about tremors from taking the epilepsy medication. My neurologist gave me phenytoin when I had some strange problem, sorta like sleep-walking,...

Created By: jboyd | 2006-01-09 00:17 | 183 Views | 2 Comments

Hi i have simple partial seziures and atonik seziures and on meds but im going threw somethig i have never went threw before ive had seziures since a child. Has any one had seziures during a sleep...

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