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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: Jacob0101 | 2014-09-22 22:18 | 101 Views | 0 Comments

Has anybody had much experience with this seizure detecting watch? When I have grand mals the watch does seem to pick up the seizure and I've been able to hit the panic button when I've felt a...

Created By: jay_layton@aol.com | 2014-09-21 17:57 | 194 Views | 2 Comments

 

Hi, my name is Jay.  I have complex partial seizures and have had them for 10 years.  I have tried pretty much every medicine on the market.  I am currently on Lamicatal and Vimpat.  The...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-09-21 12:47 | 134 Views | 1 Comment

ive been having these weird deja vu feelings and from what ive read online i think they are simple partial seizures. im on lamictal for my nocturnal seizures . but my question is does anyone else...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-09-21 12:40 | 66 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Sparky60 | 2014-09-20 20:55 | 110 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I occationally have episodes where I get extreamly nauseous and then i pass out for a very short time.  I went to a neurologist, he ran a full range of test on me and said I may have a...

Created By: Susaninfl | 2014-09-19 15:45 | 157 Views | 3 Comments

Hi All,

I was diagnosed over 2 years ago with seizures and have had 2 seizures which were grand mal where I had the seizures at work and I fell to the floor, etc and was taken to the ER,...

Created By: soldier mike | 2014-09-18 05:21 | 122 Views | 0 Comments

Hello. My name is mike and 24. I was diagnosed in the ER yesterday as having focal seizures. I have had headaches for a few years. They usually hit as a sharp pain to one side of the head and last...

Created By: Mekalekahimecahinyho | 2014-09-17 14:18 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

I am so frustrated.  I have been trying to find out information on different things, and I cannot think right. I had an irregular EEG, had a seizure when I slept.  My med levels were borderline.  ...

Created By: Spacedoubt | 2014-09-17 12:56 | 141 Views | 2 Comments

Please forgive me for asking you this. I know how totally off-the-wall it sounds, but I need feedback from other people who have had surgery for epilepsy, and people who live with it.

I had...

Created By: sb18940 | 2014-09-17 12:00 | 119 Views | 4 Comments

Almost six months ago I had seizure when I was driving.  I wasn't really hurt, maybe a bruised rib and knee, but the damage was mainly to my car.  Because of the seizure I lost my license and my...

Created By: bluechi286 | 2014-09-16 14:23 | 185 Views | 1 Comment

I have a lot of experience (20 years) with "dealing" with epilepsy. However there are still things that the population that do not have epilepsy (or are not a family member/friend of a person with...

Created By: Shahar | 2014-09-16 10:12 | 220 Views | 2 Comments

I was evaluated for temporal lobe epilepsy some years ago (including 24h EEG and monitoring) and in the end was told that they couldn’t see anything in the EEG and therefore think that I don’t...

Created By: birdsongg@msn.com | 2014-09-15 12:28 | 138 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 49 yr old woman in the midst or end of Menopause.  I was also diagnosed at 20 with Grand mal seizures.  At that time I was having roughly one every 3-4 weeks.  It wasnt until years later I...

Created By: alexis00 | 2014-09-13 17:06 | 150 Views | 1 Comment

It is often forgotten just how STRONG all of us are. The "Sacred Disease" has been with the human race for thousans of years. And still there are so many ignorant people out there that may be...

Created By: olivia96 | 2014-09-12 12:42 | 128 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with epilepsy 11 years ago and I've been on and off the medications ever since. A few months ago my EEG has gotten worse (before that and I haven't had a seizure for 10 years) and...

Created By: MBednarcik | 2014-09-11 00:33 | 155 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I have had gradmaul and partial seizures that go into gradmual since I was 10 or 13. A lot of trials with  epilepsy drugs and vns failed to.I went on zonegran  for awhile and it made my...

Created By: stripejellyfish | 2014-09-08 23:40 | 167 Views | 0 Comments

sever speech problem reoccurring after years of very rare to no occurrance at all of stuttering , epileptic Seizures and/or psychogenic seizures

 

 

 

anyone else have...

Created By: 3Hours2Live | 2014-09-08 12:20 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

I just had another encounter with "customer services" over essential household services mandated by the State.

An automated billing account has built up a large credit, and days ago I...

Created By: Lorikeet | 2014-09-08 03:48 | 192 Views | 2 Comments

I am a mess right now :(  I had a sleep-deprived EEG done last week amd did have some action during it.  Not the big seizures I had while in hospital, but the annoying ones that plague me on a...

Created By: john.robert.brown@bigpond.com | 2014-09-06 15:49 | 187 Views | 0 Comments

I just got a great job 28/8/14 and I told my boss I had epilepsy but that it was controlled by meds. A week later - to the day -he fired me on some crap charge. I had just sent a link to him and...

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