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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: beanxx2 | 2014-06-06 19:30 | 115 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 26 year old female diagnosed with absence seizures at age 10. I have been taking Epival until recently, I am trying out Lamictal. I have just reached my final dose of 200MG per day. I...

Created By: mheath5136 | 2014-06-06 16:03 | 95 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,
I have JME. My brain in the forehead area between my eyes always feels irritated. It is kind of like a constant mild headache. I always feel like I'm in bad mood, and my brain...

Created By: Artemis108 | 2014-06-05 02:01 | 140 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy two years ago while I was in college. When i had my first seizure, I never drank or did any drugs. It really came out of nowhere. However, I may have been in denial...

Created By: mereloaded | 2014-06-04 22:17 | 236 Views | 6 Comments

Hi everyone,

 

once again I come to you for words of wisdom. As some of you know my 16 year old has epilepsy, diagnosed a year ago, doing fine is meds, extended remission. Now,...

Created By: 1n5ouc1ant | 2014-06-04 11:03 | 74 Views | 0 Comments

I'm a 35-year-old male. I began having simple partial and complex partial temporal lobe seizures around 22 or 23. I had no idea what they were, and they seemed more or less benign, so it didn't...

Created By: cloud_hugger | 2014-06-03 22:41 | 144 Views | 2 Comments

So... I was diagnosed with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy about 6 weeks ago. I've had a lot of the typical symptoms that I have read about (deja vu episodes, dissociation/derealization/depersonalization,...

Created By: akunknown24 | 2014-06-01 17:59 | 86 Views | 1 Comment

Little noise to silence during seizures.
is it because it happens so fast or from breathing wired before ,during or after that causes no sound to escape.
whether it is partial Or...

Created By: akunknown24 | 2014-06-01 16:54 | 138 Views | 1 Comment

this seems ridiculous, why is it a big deal to have uncontrolled, prolonged or just seizures in general whether they are epileptic or non - epileptic in nature.
another aspect is having...

Created By: ruebenwarrior@gmail.com | 2014-05-31 18:55 | 95 Views | 1 Comment

About 7 years ago I woke up and couldnt see, eveything was black. I also had trouble being able to move my arms and legs. I felt nearly parolised. My husband took me to the ER where I spent a week...

Created By: just_joe | 2014-05-31 10:03 | 100 Views | 7 Comments

The issue I posted over a week ago has not been corrected.

I am signed in on this site as just_joe and it shows me signed in, When posting a comment even thou I show signed in I still have...

Created By: jeileen193 | 2014-05-31 09:49 | 160 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy 15yrs ago after having 2 grand mal seizures. Luckily i have been seizure free with the help of seizure meds. This week at my neurologist, i asked him if i'd always be...

Created By: Jakemetz4159 | 2014-05-30 12:30 | 153 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, for the past couple of months I have been having seizures only in my sleep, I see a neurologist next week. And I'm curious if I am able to drive after that appointment. I wasn't sure If I can...

Created By: Jakemetz4159 | 2014-05-30 12:30 | 88 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, for the past couple of months I have been having seizures only in my sleep, I see a neurologist next week. And I'm curious if I am able to drive after that appointment. I wasn't sure If I can...

Created By: ruebenwarrior@gmail.com | 2014-05-29 11:25 | 215 Views | 6 Comments

My wife was recently diagnosed with epilepsy. The problem we are facing is that her symptoms don't really seam to fit the normal epilepsy diagnosis. Has anyone ever had an incorrect diagnosis? Or...

Created By: Rain1985 | 2014-05-29 01:32 | 154 Views | 3 Comments

Hello

I am 29 years old with frontal lobe epilepsy. Does anyone have any dating advice for someone trying to get out there and finding the right words

for going on a date with...

Created By: strider1984 | 2014-05-28 17:21 | 139 Views | 1 Comment

From March this year i suffered two minor seizures which later I was diagnosed with a form of epilepsy. Neurologists are still trying to diagnose what form it is still and i'm now at the end of...

Created By: Jakemetz4159 | 2014-05-25 19:51 | 156 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I have been having seizures for a couple of months now. They are only happening in my sleep, primarily during naps, once or twice overnight, and they happen roughly every two weeks. I never had...

Created By: MadyLe | 2014-05-25 12:40 | 173 Views | 4 Comments

Hello everyone, I'm 24 years old and I just wanted to talk about what I've been expiriencing since last year. It all began in summer 2013. I was driving and suddently I got this weird deja vu...

Created By: Rann123 | 2014-05-25 03:20 | 245 Views | 0 Comments

I read alot of the forums posted here because there is alot of advice. The only thing I hate is the negativity. I have 2 brothers and we all have seizures. In 2011 I had a wreck on a major highway...

Created By: Rach1989 | 2014-05-24 12:11 | 123 Views | 2 Comments

I've been feeling pretty confused for a while. I'm 25, female and in a relationship with a man who I believe I love (but lately my epilepsy- I think- has had me feeling pretty confused and I'm now...

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