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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: amelia33 | 2014-05-24 09:02 | 111 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone! I'm new here- I'm trying to look for some direction. On Wednesday I had my first seizure ever. I was on 450 mg. of Wellbutrin which they're sure triggered the seizure. The day after...

Created By: aok | 2014-05-24 01:29 | 128 Views | 0 Comments

New to this Forum. I am sorry I know this is a long post.

I'll be turning 25 in a couple weeks. I had my first seizure (that I know of), when I was 16. I have nocturnal epilepsy (Grand-Mal...

Created By: Chrissyml | 2014-05-23 05:21 | 91 Views | 2 Comments

I can't comment anywhere.

Created By: just_joe | 2014-05-22 12:24 | 132 Views | 4 Comments

There are people out here having issues when we are trying to post comments to peoples questions. What is happening??? Have there been any changes to the site?

The sites shows me as signed...

Created By: Isabaser | 2014-05-22 01:05 | 128 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 | 111 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 | 102 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 | 108 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 | 152 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 | 97 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 | 136 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 | 80 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 | 93 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: jeremy528 | 2014-05-13 20:37 | 114 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 | 150 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 | 139 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 | 120 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 | 159 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 | 177 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 | 169 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...

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