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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: Anonymous | 2005-11-04 14:05 | 187 Views | 2 Comments

Hi I am new here, I know that pseudoseizures have been discussed before but can i explain my symptoms and then see if anyone reckons these are pseudoseizures or actual epileptic seizures?

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Created By: bellwood | 2005-11-01 21:35 | 176 Views | 0 Comments

Ever since my Neurologist told me to take equal amounts of my medication in the a.m. and in the p.m., my seizures have decreased from 10/month to 3/month. I hope this change is permanent and that...

Created By: Radini | 2005-10-30 15:35 | 157 Views | 0 Comments

In the 18 mos. that I was having seizures, I was often saying/writing disturbing or cryptic things, like "please don't kill me", "what is going on?", "how could you do this?". I would never...

Created By: Kaya579 | 2005-10-28 20:07 | 307 Views | 13 Comments

I have to go to Albany Medical Center, Neurological Clinic on November 15th. I will be staying for a week, off all meds, monitored 24/7, and hopefully having seizures. (I've never said that before...

Created By: xioxio6 | 2005-10-27 23:12 | 164 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,
A few weeks ago I had a seizure, after reading the descriptions of different seizures I am 99% sure it was of the tonic clonic kind. Everything has returned back to normal and I...

Created By: lilpeanut07 | 2005-10-27 18:38 | 223 Views | 3 Comments

Hi Everyone

Recently I have been getting facial twitches while i am at school. It is so embarrassing! I will be sitting there listening to what the professor has to say and the next thing...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-10-25 22:20 | 280 Views | 2 Comments

Everytime I have a simple partial seizure either before or after my eyes feel like they are completely dry.They will stay this way for hours afterwards.They almost feel like someone has poked me...

Created By: lesazeebeez | 2005-10-25 00:33 | 225 Views | 4 Comments

Have been for years experiencing while trying to fall asleep: Horrifying sensations of Deja-vu, All sounds being VERY LOUD and in slow-motion and trailing. Unexplainable Sensations in my mouth (...

Created By: Amanda McV | 2005-10-24 21:32 | 183 Views | 1 Comment

I am trying to get to the bottom of an old problem that has recently resurfaced. Today I went for a wee nap and awoke to my jaw chattering violently and what feels like an upper body spasm. It...

Created By: Radini | 2005-10-23 10:02 | 269 Views | 9 Comments

I was recently diagnosed w/partial complex seizures (via a 3-day EEG), after having had these dissociative-like episodes in the past year & a half...these episodes would often be triggered by...

Created By: smith1 | 2005-10-21 18:33 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

I just got results back from second MRI. Nothing new the neuro says!!! He wants and EEG now. I was diagnosed w/ Epilepsy when I was a kid and then never saw a doc for it after that! Have I...

Created By: katylou84 | 2005-10-20 23:37 | 582 Views | 18 Comments

Hello everyone,
I was diagnosed with pseudoseizures in 2001 and been suffering ever since then. I try to live as normal of a life as possible. This year has been the hardest yet. A guy I...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-10-19 22:01 | 190 Views | 0 Comments

Ok I need answers on what is going on with me.I have the aura then sometimes my head droops to the right,eyes close cannot move but I can hear coming out of it I jump,chew some and my right eye...

Created By: cameo | 2005-10-19 21:48 | 597 Views | 18 Comments

Epilepsy and anti depressantsIs there anyone out there taking any anti- depressant or anti - anxiety to help cope with epilepsy? I have heard risks involved, but I was wondering if there was...

Created By: Mike L | 2005-10-12 15:21 | 184 Views | 1 Comment

Ive been visiting epilpsy.com for a while now and I cant say how much it has helped me out. But I was hoping someone could help me on a complicated situation. I was in a wreck 2003 in Texas and...

Created By: jennyc | 2005-10-11 18:35 | 303 Views | 5 Comments

Hi Everyone,

Ok, this is going to sound weird but for the last 24 hours I have had a strange taste in my mouth. Just to give you some background I have never had a seizure in my sleep...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-10-10 22:05 | 174 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Bruce wanted to ask you a question.Last night I had a simple partial thought everything was ok..not so,when I stood up I fell with top half on the counter top from there I just started falling....

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-10-10 10:23 | 172 Views | 0 Comments

I have noticed that there are quite a few people on here who are posting their situation about having problems with sleep and epilepsy, so I did some online searching and found something that...

Created By: lmcg82 | 2005-10-03 06:35 | 298 Views | 4 Comments

For a year now I've been dealing with jerking movements in my arms and legs and sometimes spasming of my whole body. Over the whole period the most common symptoms I have is something I have been...

Created By: Justin | 2005-10-02 15:26 | 207 Views | 4 Comments

Hi. Ive just got a question about burst blood vessels in my eyes from my last seizure. Is this common from grand mal seizures? I think i had a lot of difficulty breathing this last time. Im just...

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