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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: Buckaroo | 2014-12-30 20:35 | 76 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 | 74 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 | 155 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 | 109 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 | 96 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 | 248 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 | 79 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 | 93 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 | 134 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 | 139 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 | 106 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 | 138 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 | 85 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...

Created By: BunnyLo | 2014-12-24 14:54 | 125 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

I was diagnosed several years ago with Partial Complex Seizure. I get a lot of symptoms, most of which are very well controlled with medication. Many of them are related to a dream...

Created By: VLOwens | 2014-12-23 21:26 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my name is Vanessa and I am 43 years old. I was diagnosed with Epilepsy when I was 11 and through life I have had up and downs with grand mal seizures. eight years ago my doctor put be on...

Created By: krelmc | 2014-12-22 11:34 | 111 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I'm sure this question has been posted at some point, but at the moment I can't find it. Anyway, some background: I was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy this past August. The...

Created By: ljw16 | 2014-12-22 05:47 | 71 Views | 0 Comments

 
I've been on tegretol for about 15 years since being diagnosed with Epilepsy - temporal lobe. I had surgery in 2009 and haven't had seizures since. Still, i was told to continue my...

Created By: Mickyliz | 2014-12-21 07:24 | 124 Views | 1 Comment

i have recently been diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy. I was having partial onset seizures and absence seizures and not realizing that was what they were. Now...I have had 3 tonic/clonic...

Created By: Perspectives | 2014-12-20 08:14 | 156 Views | 2 Comments

I dealt with seizures for almost five years before finding a medication that finally seems to control them.  I've been seizure-free for about nine months now, but seem to have some memory/...

Created By: LoyalGolfer | 2014-12-18 23:32 | 128 Views | 0 Comments

I have been disabled with more than one issue.  Depression and epilepsy.  Epilepsy brought on the depression, hard for many people to accept it and easy for them to move on a leave you behind.  I...

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