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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: muzichick | 2005-01-07 18:03 | 380 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,Since I was about 10 or so (I'm 20 now) I've had this weird twitch. I can feel it coming on (sort of like the feeling you get before you get hit in the head with something, or like a tightness...

Created By: momof1 | 2005-01-06 15:41 | 711 Views | 21 Comments

 I've read that a number of people on this site have bad memories.  Is this a result of seizures or the medication?  I also have NO interest in sex.This can be frustrating as I am married and it...

Created By: christinef18 | 2005-01-06 12:22 | 433 Views | 6 Comments

hey everyone well my names christine and ive had epilepsy since i was 5. i had a high fever and that is what caused it. it has been rough ive had stuggles all threw high school. i see my...

Created By: kittiemc | 2005-01-05 15:06 | 415 Views | 4 Comments

Hi, I am college student and lately I have been having these weird symptoms.I have been waking up with the bed wet. My sister also say that I walk up back and forth down the hall at night and I...

Created By: zoe49576 | 2005-01-05 13:53 | 1053 Views | 43 Comments

I have a Question.  Is there anyone out here who is still driving or still has their Drivers License even with the Seizures they are having?  I am 25 and love my independence that my drivers...

Created By: fenway | 2005-01-05 08:24 | 1236 Views | 45 Comments

I  had a grandmal seizure in New Hampshire.  My license is in Massachusetts.  I received a notice in the mail that NH wants me to attend a meeting to revoke my driving priveledges for a year.  Can...

Created By: jenna1 | 2005-01-04 09:11 | 391 Views | 1 Comment

hi, i am currently having tests for complex partial seizures but i think i have been also having simple partial seizures. is this possible to have both?Thanks in advance

Created By: jeremy | 2005-01-03 18:50 | 7468 Views | 68 Comments

I have a question to ask anyone out there.  I have complex partial seizures.  I do not know what happened, but this morning I woke up and my back was killing me.  I would like to know if it is...

Created By: vgersigny | 2005-01-02 23:50 | 583 Views | 20 Comments

Given that my epileptic condition prevents me from earning an income, I do believe that I'm not the only one facing such a difficult situation.Why not share and help each other at that "important...

Created By: fufa345 | 2005-01-02 20:23 | 447 Views | 4 Comments

i get fellings like i am unsteady and dizzy. its really scary..my memory is awful and i feel like i am in a dream but i know i am not..can anyone relate

Created By: gisela77 | 2004-12-30 22:14 | 400 Views | 0 Comments

I think I've had others that I remained concious through.From reading descriptions, seems similar to 'simple partial seizures', especially the deja vu. Does anyone here havetrouble with their...

Created By: laperfect | 2004-12-27 09:58 | 404 Views | 3 Comments

Can anyone suggest where I can find more information about this rare form of progressive myoclonic epilepsy?

Created By: samantha | 2004-12-26 18:47 | 435 Views | 6 Comments

I have now had two complex partial seizures and learned that I have "profound atrophy" on my left temporal and pariatal lobes.  Are they kidding???  I am a professional military officer on active...

Created By: jbo0402 | 2004-12-22 14:14 | 497 Views | 15 Comments

I have reached the end of my rope. These seizures are wrecking my life. Doctors have no answers. I am afraid to leave my home on my own. I have been informed by the Dean at my college that the...

Created By: leemc | 2004-12-21 23:41 | 447 Views | 4 Comments

Does anyone else feel a level of resentment from family for the time, cost and energy that your epilepsy seems to take?Everyone says they understand and know that the meds and stuff are necessary...

Created By: trogl | 2004-12-19 19:01 | 453 Views | 3 Comments

Here's what's happening.  I will be sitting at my desk working and I'll suddenly get sort of a "premonition of doom" (not quite that strong, maybe "something's gonna happen") then I get a bad...

Created By: akelton | 2004-12-17 10:09 | 430 Views | 0 Comments

My husband has JME. Recently, his seizures have increased in frequency dramatically. An MRI detected an arachnoid cyst. The neurologist does not appear to be concerned unless the upcoming video...

Created By: jopeart | 2004-12-13 05:56 | 6487 Views | 41 Comments

I suffered a grand mal seizure a year ago, and following all the tests over the next six months, was diagnosed not to be epileptic. The diagnosis was clearly a relief but yet I'd still had a full...

Created By: jbo0402 | 2004-12-13 05:46 | 422 Views | 0 Comments

Often at night just before I fall asleep, my left arm will will contort itself into positions for which it is not normally intended. This happens during episodes which have been described as...

Created By: suzmom | 2004-12-08 11:45 | 525 Views | 12 Comments

Hello,I was just diagnosed (the day before Thanksgiving) with Complex Partial Seizures at a follow-up appt after a trip to the ER last month.The doc said "No driving" and I am crushed.  I...

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