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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: lemon5us | 2005-05-15 10:03 | 195 Views | 2 Comments

Hello to all,I just wanted to know if anyone lives in beautiful B.C. Canada and if they have applied for and recieve disability through the government. I know it is pretty tough to get. I just...

Created By: elsea | 2005-05-14 16:55 | 521 Views | 5 Comments

Hi! I have a neurological condition but not a dx of epilepsy. However, I have had a strange thing going on lately. I'll be talking to someone and all of a sudden I feel like I am the observer...

Created By: blythe | 2005-05-13 14:32 | 246 Views | 9 Comments

i'm 29, diagnosed with partial complex seizures neuro believes might be caused by a lesion due to a embryonic scar from lack of oxygen or some blah like that. i'm a single mother and didn't have...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-05-12 19:31 | 833 Views | 2 Comments

i've had plenty of twitching and jerking in the past week or so, and they seem to be followed by lots and lots of tingling..i just have even more stuff for my journey to a diagnosis. this is my...

Created By: gretchen | 2005-05-10 16:53 | 1432 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 | 7143 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 | 444 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 | 619 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 | 294 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 | 1236 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 | 744 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 | 427 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 | 857 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 | 580 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 | 333 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 | 318 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 | 290 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 | 361 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 | 532 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 | 310 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...

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