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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: EHammarstrom | 2005-07-05 23:34 | 309 Views | 14 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: elsea | 2005-07-02 14:25 | 207 Views | 6 Comments

I have a good refresher rate on my current monitor, but need advice on what monitor filter would be good because I still have problems after a couple hours on the computer. I may be getting a new...

Created By: katheren | 2005-06-30 00:00 | 199 Views | 3 Comments

ok, so I have been reading a lot about this epilepsy thing lately trying to get some more information on what is going on with me. I am 22 and about 3 weeks ago I had a full blown seizure and went...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-06-29 19:06 | 399 Views | 27 Comments

Hi all,I have noticed something lately, I can not handle noise!  And it is not just because I have  3 teenage girls in my house for a couple weeks (1 is mine and 2 are visiting). LOLHere is what...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2005-06-27 23:47 | 440 Views | 24 Comments

I'm interested in what others think. Do you think this is a confidentiality issue of my medical records? I was treated last week in an ER for a seizure. I was given a bunch of papers to take...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-06-26 00:57 | 234 Views | 15 Comments

Last Friday, I had a bad fall after cleaning my bathroom shower. I didn't slip. All of the sudden, I just dropped like a sack of potatoes. Not just to my knees, but all of me on the floor. I...

Created By: tjm1474 | 2005-06-25 14:31 | 4520 Views | 19 Comments

HI MY NAME IS TAMMY. I HAVE PARTIAL SEIZURES. I STAY DIZZY 24 HOURS A DAY. ONE DOCTOR SAYS IT IS THE SEIZURES AND ANOTHER SAYS THAT SEIZURES ARE EPISODIC AND I WOULD ONLY BE DIZZY DURING THE...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2005-06-24 19:12 | 732 Views | 0 Comments

My husband recently had an injury at work. He is having signficiant postoperative complications. I operated a work comp RN consultant business for 12 years and became familiar with the laws in...

Created By: delkry | 2005-06-22 17:14 | 207 Views | 5 Comments

Hi everyone I just came back from the doctors today and was informed that my medication is starting on my liver.  I have been taking phenobarbital at 180 mg for ten years now.  It is bad enough ...

Created By: worried001 | 2005-06-19 20:22 | 320 Views | 14 Comments

Hello,I posted before about my friend who had a seizure. He recovered from that seizure, and just 2 weeks ago, he had another. I'm not sure, but he has not been contacting me, and I'm assuming he...

Created By: mexican_fire | 2005-06-18 19:07 | 251 Views | 6 Comments

Classy, A spike is a specific EEG abnormality associated with epileptic seizures.  It must last20-70 milliseconds, display a pointed peak, and be distinct from the background.It just means you...

Created By: mexican_fire | 2005-06-18 14:46 | 183 Views | 0 Comments

Hey there Classy.No, what is going on between those two fools doesn't make sense.NES will produce absolutely NO abnormal brain waves what so ever, because NES isn't coming from the abnormal...

Created By: mexican_fire | 2005-06-18 14:35 | 449 Views | 2 Comments

TO the person that wrote that question about seizures an altitude being related.I will say yes to that.  My grandparents live in NC in the mountains in the western tip just over Georgia.I went...

Created By: alexie | 2005-06-17 22:02 | 263 Views | 12 Comments

I am so sick of being asked if I have tourettes syndrome.Please someone, before I punch someone, let me know a nice way of dealing with this, that doesn't resort to violence.It's making me tearful...

Created By: gashead | 2005-06-17 16:21 | 291 Views | 8 Comments

Has anyone else had fits recently due to a viral infection? I was diagnosed with pneumonia in May this year and then on the 4th June I had 8 fits! had to be put on a High Dependency Unit and kept...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2005-06-16 04:32 | 203 Views | 0 Comments

This is icky but true anyway for many. We have "life style" differences that can become difficult. I'm always on the look out for some way to make my life smoother.So I'll share what I do. Hope...

Created By: saki | 2005-06-16 00:41 | 840 Views | 9 Comments

I am a 48 year old female who has had seizures off and on since last winter when I had a strok.  Within the last month I have noticed another strange phenomenon.  It has happend 3 times. ...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-06-14 23:47 | 3591 Views | 9 Comments

Hi,I would like to know if anyone else has problems with their eyes before a seizure?The problem I have is that before a seizure,my eyes feel very heavy and if I am awoke from it then I see double...

Created By: chips | 2005-06-10 22:56 | 2932 Views | 17 Comments

Has any one any information on stress related seizures.Has any one had them and what medications are you on with them.Any information will help

Created By: clunk1234567 | 2005-06-10 10:17 | 386 Views | 21 Comments

Over here we fought off the demonic, labels, and we removed the insane label. It was a two thousand year uphill struggle, but the fight is being won. One of the labels that is very hard to shift...

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