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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: angie | 2005-01-16 17:26 | 510 Views | 9 Comments

Hi, all.     Just curious -- has anyone experienced any eye discomfort with your epilepsy? As I have been preparing to go back to the doctor {after 15 years}, I have been trying to overview every...

Created By: nikki123 | 2005-01-13 13:53 | 522 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I have had seizures since I was 12 yrs old, diag. at 13 with epilepsy and now I am 23 and not much has changed. I have most of my seizures righht as I'm falling asleep. But while I'm...

Created By: faecanuck | 2005-01-12 16:02 | 5305 Views | 36 Comments

I'm just wondering, apparently I scream while having a seizure, enough so that someone could think I was being murdered... Is this normal? I'd really like to know.

Created By: tjcps | 2005-01-10 09:41 | 634 Views | 19 Comments

hey, what do you guys who have comlex partial seizures with the auras tell people when you have a seizure, i mean the fiends or family who dont know your epileptic?  I get embarrased, i've been...

Created By: mscola | 2005-01-09 14:16 | 396 Views | 1 Comment

Hi allMy name is Massimo and I'm from Switzerland. I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy about six yeas ago at the age of 23. I think that my seizures are somewhat strange:...

Created By: jenna1 | 2005-01-09 12:54 | 434 Views | 4 Comments

i was recently told by a pediatrician that i was epileptic and have had 3 seizures, 1 complex and 2 simple partials.I saw a neurologist today for the first time and he said that i don't have...

Created By: gretchen | 2005-01-08 11:56 | 380 Views | 0 Comments

I can not speak for anyone else but I for one am massively relieved Christmas is over for one thing - I am no longer ambushed by walking into EVERY store that has a blinking, winking Christmas...

Created By: muzichick | 2005-01-07 18:03 | 385 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 | 748 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 | 441 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 | 421 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 | 1157 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 | 1282 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 | 396 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 | 7822 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 | 597 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 | 454 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 | 407 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 | 410 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 | 442 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...

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