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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: Isabaser | 2014-05-22 01:05 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am 54 and going through menopause  with many more seizures than I have had in the pass. Is there someone who could please help me with this? I am at  a loss in which road to try next...

Created By: korinateleso | 2014-05-20 18:37 | 107 Views | 0 Comments

Hi

I'm 23 going on 24 and i have had epilepsy since i was 11, it hasn't been bad until about 2 years ago when i started having seizures more frequently but now everything's fine and i haven...

Created By: mereloaded | 2014-05-20 14:44 | 98 Views | 2 Comments

Is there an administrator here?

 

first, a lot of spam posts that are not being removed, and there is no longer a report button.

 

second, everytime I try to reply to a...

Created By: IvanR8 | 2014-05-18 13:04 | 103 Views | 1 Comment

Hello! My name is Ivan, i've epilepsy since 15yo, and right now i'm 26yo. I think i've nocturnal seizure, because my seizure usually start while i'm at sleep. Right now i take Trileptal for my...

Created By: Kcarp712 | 2014-05-16 23:02 | 147 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

I am 23 years old and I was diagnosed with epilepsy last September. I had 4 grand mal seizures out of nowhere. I had EEGs and MRIs but everything looked fine. The doctor started me...

Created By: meisje | 2014-05-16 11:11 | 92 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone have reading epilepsy? I have seizures triggered by reading and language activities, like talking and writing. It's usually worse if I'm trying to read or speak a foreign language. My...

Created By: Lively life | 2014-05-15 20:39 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 25 year old female living with epilepsy for more than 15 years. I had my first seizure when I was 8, ever since then my doctor put me on phenytoin 300mg/day. The MRI scan suggests that I...

Created By: epilepsyquestions | 2014-05-15 05:03 | 75 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, 

We are an online social community website in the UK that run online Q&A sessions with NHS experts on a monthly basis. To mark National Epilepsy Week this month's topic is Epilepsy...

Created By: dtdintern | 2014-05-14 15:48 | 88 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: jeremy528 | 2014-05-13 20:37 | 110 Views | 2 Comments

Has anyone been on Lamictal and Provigil at the same time?  I have been on Lamictal for about 3 years and it works pretty well.  However, my doc suggested also taking Provigil to help with always...

Created By: tigerman1138 | 2014-05-13 18:40 | 146 Views | 1 Comment

Greetings everyone

I shouldn't say I need "help", but some apprecition and care are surely welcome. I am really looking for advice. There was a place I found where I posted the first night...

Created By: Nat132 | 2014-05-13 15:46 | 134 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all

ive read lots of your posts about panic attacks (PA) and Epilepsy (Ep) I had a panic attack on a bus last year but I didn't know it was a PA at the time. I kept working but would...

Created By: mmdlc | 2014-05-13 10:03 | 115 Views | 1 Comment

Long story here. About 6 years ago at 18 years old, I started getting visual disturbances for a couple minutes at a time. I would see bright flashing colorful circles in my peripheral field...

Created By: kendra42 | 2014-05-12 19:27 | 154 Views | 1 Comment

I was put on lamictal for one month, today is the second month I would be taking it. I was prescribed 25mg for 2 weeks then 50 mg for 2 weeks. 

I wasn't able to pick up my presction and I...

Created By: lewcite@msn.com | 2014-05-12 12:36 | 173 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 35 y/o divorced woman from Oregon. I have been diagnosed with epiepsy because I had one seizuere 3 years ago and another 3 months ago. The meds the doctor prescribed have worked well for 3...

Created By: Tigera | 2014-05-12 09:50 | 161 Views | 1 Comment

I have had Grand Mal or complex partial siezures since I was 14 (now 42).
Recently I have had an odd change happen to them.
Instead of the usual siezure I have a severe dizzeness in my...

Created By: o08gracia | 2014-05-12 02:46 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I'm a 22 year old male that has gone about more then a year without a seizure after the surgery. I'm still taking Lamictal. I take 400mg a day. I've been told by close family and friends...

Created By: ggolriz | 2014-05-12 01:41 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

I'm a 29 year old female with juvenile myoclonic epilespy. I recently graduated from law school and am preparing to retake the bar. It feels impossible because of my memory problems and overall...

Created By: mizboo76@gmail.com | 2014-05-11 20:23 | 98 Views | 1 Comment

I am scared to death that I will die or become non functional after my stay at the emu. What should I expect? Are there any experiencs anyone wants to share please, good or bad.

Created By: maggiequern | 2014-05-10 16:57 | 194 Views | 1 Comment

Hey everyone,

I know your supposed to trust the doctors that you get, but sometimes I feel like he isn't listening to me. My first seizure was 4 days after my 20th birthday. He put me on...

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