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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: cameo | 2005-10-19 21:48 | 615 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 | 185 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 | 304 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 | 175 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 | 300 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...

Created By: fastfingers | 2005-10-01 21:36 | 174 Views | 1 Comment

I have had migraines with aura for 3 years and was treated with Topamax, which worked great, although it killed my short term memory. Within the last 6 months I have had 3 strange episodes, one...

Created By: Skimberly1211 | 2005-09-27 11:42 | 237 Views | 12 Comments

I have recently started to become depressed and have panick attacks. And the more nervous i get about the panick attacks the more i get them (meaning panick attacks) I am fully under controll with...

Created By: peekandturtle | 2005-09-25 12:17 | 247 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, I had my first tonic-clonic seizure on 3/22/04, on that day I buried my mother. Since then I have had a lot of seizures of different degree's of activity. I have a friend who is also has...

Created By: angels and airwaves | 2005-09-20 15:22 | 185 Views | 3 Comments

I'm new to all this and a few days ago I posted and now my post has disappeared. I'm awaiting a diagnosis from a cr*ppy National Health Service in the UK and as my short term memory is non-...

Created By: AURORA9979 | 2005-09-12 22:21 | 334 Views | 5 Comments

I am 26 years old and I have always tried to be independant even though I have Epilepsy. I was diagnosed that the age of 6 and over the 20 years I have been on and off AEDs and had so many test I...

Created By: Why Seizure | 2005-09-12 02:40 | 205 Views | 2 Comments

I was deemed an epilepic two year ago, and since then, I've been put on two different meds and several dosage increases. However, I am still having seizures and most of my seizures occured while I...

Created By: mandix | 2005-09-10 15:29 | 204 Views | 5 Comments

(apologizes if anyone belongs to the LiveJournal Epileptics Community, xposted there)

I've only had two grand mal seizures in my life, the first one at 16 diagnosed me as epileptic and I...

Created By: shanzim | 2005-09-09 13:17 | 261 Views | 6 Comments

Hi all, my name is Shannon and i'm 21, about 6 mnths ago I posted on here : "Petite Mal seizures matter too!"
Everyone was really nice and helpfull.

My problem lies in the fact im...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-09-06 22:48 | 195 Views | 11 Comments

I have been having these feelings of where I feel weak but at the same time feel really strange, I feel like I'm going to fall.I have simple partial szs but this feels like something big is going...

Created By: beka | 2005-09-03 16:53 | 173 Views | 3 Comments

Within the past week I've been diagnosed with Epilepsy, after having serveral times where i lost consciousness for up to 2/3 minutes, this culminated in a seizure where i ended up falling down a...

Created By: jodizuneek | 2005-09-02 11:14 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

I wrote somewhere else in here about the seizure I had last weekend while camping and can't find it, so bare with me if you've read this already. ... I was in the car, on the way to check out some...

Created By: girlygrl | 2005-08-30 21:50 | 204 Views | 0 Comments

I am 41 years old with Grand Mal Seizures or also known asTonic clonic seizures, your baby is young yet to know if she willhave them for the rest of her life. Even if she does, its not the endof...

Created By: maurice | 2005-08-30 07:23 | 161 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnose with epilepsy in 91 after a grandmal  that was my last one but I am still on meds I don really need them unless I dont get enough sleep lately I have only needed 5 hrs a night. so I...

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