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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: ccampbell020 | 2005-02-10 17:15 | 596 Views | 21 Comments

Do any of you tend to push people close to you out of your lives for no good reason? I have a wonderful, loving fiancee and I keep wanting to push her out of my life. She is fully accepting and...

Created By: deborah | 2005-02-10 16:47 | 590 Views | 13 Comments

Can someone tell me whether an abnormal EEG always means that you have Epilepsy.Am I right in that some types of migraine show an abnormal EEG when they are occuring. Thanks

Created By: millsj | 2005-02-10 13:26 | 616 Views | 26 Comments

After my seizure on Tuesday i dont really remember anything from the past like who people are i get lost and forget where im going and i am really suffering with my short term memory loss

Created By: peaberry | 2005-02-09 18:28 | 515 Views | 10 Comments

Hi, I am new to this board and was diagnosed with epilepsy for the second time in my life about a year ago. I am 25 years old and took Dilantin from the time I was 3 until I was 10, and then my...

Created By: smbf | 2005-02-08 16:41 | 445 Views | 4 Comments

Anyone have experience with frontal lobe epilepsy ?Is it hard to achieve complete control? What are the effects on the executive brain functions? I have read a lot on temporal lobe epilepsy not...

Created By: gretchen | 2005-02-08 12:53 | 1683 Views | 32 Comments

I often feel in my upper arms and front of thighs like I'm plugged into a wall socket. At times it's so bad I feel like a sz waiting to happen. Other times it's a near relief to have a sz...

Created By: ccampbell020 | 2005-02-07 17:41 | 473 Views | 14 Comments

Do any of you battle depression?  I have only recently discovered that I may have been depressed for quite some time and it could be related to my seizure condition.  Or perhaps it's the fact that...

Created By: pryderi | 2005-02-05 09:23 | 845 Views | 37 Comments

This is my latest thought, maybe if I explain to some people who actually have epilepsy my situation they might be able to suggest something or understand,  because everytime I go to a doctor they...

Created By: ruth | 2005-02-04 20:24 | 451 Views | 8 Comments

I was diagnosed with petite mal epilepsy 25 years ago. I was having dream like feelings and de ja vue. My doctor prescribed dilantin and I have only had a few seizures over the years.  Just...

Created By: theresab72 | 2005-02-03 17:03 | 379 Views | 0 Comments

I thought for the longest time that I was having seizures, but all my EEG's kept coming back normal, so I would go home with the pseudoseizure label.  Finally I found out that I have a movement...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-02-01 11:13 | 360 Views | 1 Comment

back in July, I had my first seizure, a grand mal. It came as a result of head trauma. And that came as a result of hyponatremia which caused me to collapse and smack my head on the corner of a...

Created By: rushmare | 2005-01-31 12:30 | 359 Views | 0 Comments

Hi i have not posted before but has been following the discussions made by people. I am comfused at the moment, i will explain.I was just diagnoise with partial seizures end of last year....

Created By: tjcps | 2005-01-29 21:59 | 400 Views | 6 Comments

Hey guys,I'm tj, i had a brain tumor removed when i was a sophmore in high school, i am 23 now, the surgery was sucessful and the tumor was benign, but for the past 5 years i have been epileptic,...

Created By: toddpinnell | 2005-01-29 18:29 | 1252 Views | 11 Comments

Hi! I am new to this group and have had three seizures. My last one happened at work and the paramedics were called. I ended up in the Emergency room where the doctor told me he had to report it...

Created By: fredricksmith | 2005-01-28 16:40 | 381 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />This could be a long post, but I will try to be brief.I am 39. For many years when we were younger, my older...

Created By: angie | 2005-01-28 15:56 | 442 Views | 6 Comments

Okay, I took the first step; I went to the doctor today. We have Kaiser, so I had to see my general practicioner first and get a referral to a neurologist. She gave me an immediate referral when I...

Created By: princessmaid | 2005-01-27 15:53 | 422 Views | 5 Comments

hey,ive been a member on this site now for a few months as i have been experiencing what i call seizures since the beginning of last summer.At the begining they were few and far between, one a...

Created By: troublecat | 2005-01-26 18:38 | 500 Views | 10 Comments

I don't think my Neurologist watches me as closely as he should. He often seems inaccessible, and he isn't as sensitive to my suffering as I would like him to be. However, he seems to know what he...

Created By: batman | 2005-01-25 16:48 | 425 Views | 2 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 18 yrs now and still certain that something is triggering the seizures in my lower right side abdomen. After explaining what I felt for years, over and over to my doctors,...

Created By: kymlovejoy | 2005-01-25 16:10 | 3004 Views | 13 Comments

Hi, I am 33 years old and I have been having seizures now for about 3 years. It happened shortly after a toxic reaction to topomax. I was in the hospital for a week then and every since then I...

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