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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: heidijackson96 | 2015-01-02 12:21 | 111 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, newbie here…

I was diagnosed with generalised epilepsy on March 17th last year and am on successful medication. Things such as lack of sleep, alcohol and stress are triggers for me. I’m...

Created By: riahc3 | 2015-01-01 23:32 | 56 Views | 0 Comments

I have epilepsy from about 5-6 years ago. Some time ago, I theorized that I suffer from noctural as well, while I sleep.

Sadly, I do not sleep with anyone so I cannot confirm this in any...

Created By: glenfletcher | 2015-01-01 15:41 | 81 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all

 

I'm looking for a bit of advice as to how to manage my epilepsy. I was first diagnosed with it when I was 16 (alcohol, hangover, lack of sleep brought it on). No signs or...

Created By: Jshooner | 2015-01-01 13:40 | 103 Views | 2 Comments

I was born with epilepsy. It's generalized, so my whole brain decided to get in on the party I guess. I can't drive so I rarely leave the house. My seizures come with no warning, I just wake up...

Created By: Andi73 | 2015-01-01 12:18 | 52 Views | 0 Comments

I take keppra 750twice a day does it cause lethargy?

Created By: history237 | 2014-12-31 21:36 | 113 Views | 4 Comments

Hello, my name is Tiffany. I was recently diagnosed with Psyogenic Non epileptic Seizures in September 2014. I was just curious if there are any tricks out there for people with NES. I know that...

Created By: just-some-guy | 2014-12-31 00:38 | 79 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Buckaroo | 2014-12-30 20:35 | 49 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 40 year woman with uncontrolled seizures since age 5.  I am on multiple medications and have a VNS.  Lately I have now developed what appears to be seizure related vertigo and related...

Created By: dauberman | 2014-12-30 13:13 | 53 Views | 1 Comment

When our daughter was 6 months old, she had a febrile seizure which lasted nearly 15 minutes. One side of her body shook. She was running a high fever and after a trip to the emergency room and a...

Created By: christinehkg83 | 2014-12-30 01:09 | 122 Views | 1 Comment

 My first seizure that I know if happened 2 years ago.  I was driving home after dropping off my cousin two hours from home.  Cruise control on 75 on the freeway and the next thing I know I'm...

Created By: teddy123 | 2014-12-30 00:49 | 82 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

My family owns a marijuana dispensary in Colorado.

I am considering providing housing and clinic facilities for those persons that need help with control and/or elimination of...

Created By: Gmon | 2014-12-29 16:23 | 65 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all and Happy New Year. 

 

These past few months, I've been having approx. a seizure a month. My entire seizure history is as follows:

 

First seizure when I was...

Created By: drpick | 2014-12-29 00:58 | 133 Views | 1 Comment

this isn't just about losing my license. I got my license back already. My family however is trying to convince me that I shouldn't be driving at all. ever.  They say that because i cant tell when...

Created By: jayscottbaldwin1@gmail.com | 2014-12-28 09:46 | 55 Views | 0 Comments

  I've had epilepsy since I was 8 and I am 39 years old now.  I hadn't had a seizure for six years and then eight months ago I had one.  I was unable to drive for six months and for most people...

Created By: wickhj | 2014-12-28 01:28 | 71 Views | 1 Comment

Just know you are not crazy.....it is amazing what the brain can create that no one else can smell, see or feel!   We do not understand some things....that just know.!   Do not understand it, I...

Created By: Hafdis | 2014-12-27 10:12 | 88 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm 26 years old and I've been taking Lamictal for 10 years along with valproic acids, both  for epilepsy. I was taking 300mg lamictal and 600mg valproic acids each day. About 2 months ago, I...

Created By: ataylor2589 | 2014-12-27 06:21 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

Well here's something I just need to vent about and maybe get some advice to know I'm not the only one out there who goes through the same thing. I have been with my boyfriend for almost 3 years...

Created By: Czimmerman505 | 2014-12-26 18:51 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

<p>Hi my name is Chris I'm from West Virginia &nbsp;and I'm 22. I always wanted to join a site that let's me speak to other people that go what go through. I was diagnosed...

Created By: stremko | 2014-12-25 16:48 | 110 Views | 1 Comment

I am 20 years old and I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was about 9. I used to have peti mal seizures where I would just zone out, but when I was in 8th grade, my seizures got worse and I...

Created By: abifae | 2014-12-24 23:45 | 59 Views | 0 Comments

I am having no luck on google finding an answer to what I thought was a simple question.

Can seizures cause your electrolytes to get imbalanced? I know that if mine are low, I am more prone...

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