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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: gretchen | 2005-05-10 16:53 | 1342 Views | 28 Comments

I'm wondering if anyone else here is on CPAP or BiCap. I've been undergoing sleep studies, recently had an AEEG (ambulatory EEG) and am going to have two more medicated with Ativan, but my oxygen...

Created By: littlestlamb | 2005-05-10 13:06 | 6501 Views | 31 Comments

My partner has what seems to me to be a seizure immediately after we have intercourse. He is 28 and says that it has been happening for about four years now. He is fully concious when it happens...

Created By: sestrilla | 2005-05-10 12:58 | 414 Views | 14 Comments

To the people who have seizures in their sleep......how do you know? I'm worried I might be having them. For awhile now I've noticed strange things after waking up. Lip bites, inside of my mouth...

Created By: lastkiss | 2005-05-10 10:26 | 548 Views | 31 Comments

have tried several times to post with little or no luck in responses and am begining to wonder if this site is just for a few people in "clicks: or do you ever talk to newbies? I am 44...

Created By: pspaces | 2005-05-09 07:28 | 285 Views | 2 Comments

Hello my name is Louis J. De Angelis Jr.  I developed Eilepsy at the age of 52.  I was so sick for about 6 months because no one new what was going on.  No one ever would have thought that I would...

Created By: spiz | 2005-05-06 20:25 | 1119 Views | 196 Comments

Hello. I've been jerking and seizing most of the day and I just need to talk. I tried to write in my journal but it felt like such emptiness writing in something that doesn't have ears. My...

Created By: gretchen | 2005-05-06 11:56 | 729 Views | 11 Comments

I'm sorry. I posted a problem I've been having but found out from my neuro the answer so I'm removing my post.Basically I wake up often with sobbing, combativeness, wild emotions. Found out...

Created By: cedar | 2005-05-06 05:44 | 389 Views | 7 Comments

You may notice I posted this under two folders because I feel strongly we need to let report when things are not working for some. SO forgive me for repeating this post. I have just returned from...

Created By: sestrilla | 2005-05-05 10:25 | 784 Views | 12 Comments

Along with my epilepsy I have had severe headaches. Some so bad where I started seeing everything in black and white, sometimes going temporarily blind (everything black), nausea, some so bad I...

Created By: free2bme | 2005-05-03 09:01 | 506 Views | 39 Comments

Hi folks. I just found this forum from epilepsy.com and thought I would get a few opinions.I experience the aura "deja vu" symptoms that many folks describe here. It usually begins as a strange...

Created By: lemon5us | 2005-05-02 01:31 | 320 Views | 8 Comments

Hi to all who reads this,I am new to this site and may not understand exactly what is going on concerning the religion thing, but I do have an opinion about it. I do have my own beliefs but DO NOT...

Created By: sestrilla | 2005-04-30 07:08 | 311 Views | 3 Comments

Has anyone had a problem with employment? I know I have had some. Was even fired after having a seizure at work.I just wanted to let everyone know (who hasn't found out about it yet) that there is...

Created By: vicki | 2005-04-29 14:42 | 285 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 | 342 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 | 517 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 | 302 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 | 387 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 | 3724 Views | 41 Comments

Does anyone have problems with allergies interfering with your epilepsy?

Created By: angel1970 | 2005-04-25 08:12 | 306 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 | 679 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...

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