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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: Kandreas81 | 2014-09-04 00:46 | 158 Views | 3 Comments

I was just started on Aptiom (add-on to the Lamictal XR I'm taking). Started out at 400mg at bedtime and a week later increased to 800mg. I know it's very new, but I was hoping to get some...

Created By: monjanse | 2014-09-03 15:28 | 122 Views | 1 Comment

And can People without seizures develope epileptic seizures from zoloft or fluoxetine?

Created By: Hope331 | 2014-09-03 09:44 | 99 Views | 0 Comments

Good morning everyone, I was just wondering if anyone knows of any support groups in the essex county area.  If so, please respond.  Thank you.

Created By: briankw | 2014-09-02 20:10 | 164 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone,

I have epilepsy, I had my first seizure 11 years ago on this day Sept 2.  I don't remember it but my wife remembers everything, I suffered memory lose.  I still struggle...

Created By: mommysdoggys@gmail.com | 2014-09-02 11:25 | 209 Views | 2 Comments

I don't really understand this. It started as a good thing, a few famous people doing something stupid to raise money for ALS. I thought it was cool.

But then I saw my friends and family...

Created By: karthikrerocks@gmail.com | 2014-09-02 08:21 | 131 Views | 1 Comment

hi i had a seizure attack 4 days ago. i feel strange in my body, flashing of lights in my eyes. what to do now. how long it lasts.

Created By: thinkingallowed | 2014-08-31 17:46 | 225 Views | 1 Comment

I've had undiagnosed simple-partial seizures for many years. The other night I was working late and experienced a small seizure. Normally I try to change my thinking and it goes away, however this...

Created By: Aaron85 | 2014-08-30 02:45 | 167 Views | 5 Comments

My wife had her first tonic clonic seizure in 2013 at age 26. Ever since then, the frequency and types of seizures has increased. For the first few months she would only have maybe 1 tonic clonic...

Created By: monjanse | 2014-08-29 15:36 | 196 Views | 3 Comments

It only happening when im waking up from sleeping during night. I feeling numbness and allmost paralyzed in my left bodyparts and sometimes only my left arm. And sometimes i waking up of have done...

Created By: bobbyboolaje@yahoo.com | 2014-08-29 15:22 | 129 Views | 2 Comments

Recently I've been giving my rights to drive which has been a huge step being 19. But I don't feel comfortable driving because of me havint to wait for so long and my driving instructors having...

Created By: spuzzter | 2014-08-28 06:56 | 141 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone,

I've been a member and have read the forums for a while, but this is the first time I've actually posted; the fact that I'm only doing now in a moment when I need support...

Created By: kaibrig86@gmail.com | 2014-08-27 15:53 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

I had a seizure while working in april. My employer required a 'fitness for duty' letter to allow me to return.

I went to an epilepsy neurologist.The doctor increased my lamictal dosage and...

Created By: Hope331 | 2014-08-27 13:32 | 139 Views | 2 Comments

Good afternoon, I am new to this site, and at this time, I cannot drive b/c my driver's license was revoked.  In MA you must be seizure free for at least 6mo before you can drive again....I have...

Created By: dfritz | 2014-08-27 10:57 | 104 Views | 1 Comment

Does anyone have problems with accepting authority figures in their life?  I.e., your boss, your coach?  My son has epilesy and it seems he just can't accept "people telling him what to do".  He...

Created By: mkd83189 | 2014-08-26 19:22 | 179 Views | 5 Comments

i've had seizures in my sleep for about 5 years now and my doctor has me on lamictal. ive never had a seizure while ive been awake-only in my sleep! about a year and a half ago i started to have...

Created By: cnyngirl | 2014-08-26 14:04 | 174 Views | 0 Comments

I need to reduce my seizure meds. They are causing serious side effects some of which can be permanent. So I really would like to know what is working for those of you using marijuana. We are all...

Created By: cabrennan@cogeco.ca | 2014-08-26 11:29 | 172 Views | 1 Comment

I have recently been diagnosed with Left Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.  I have had panic attacks for years, not sure if they were actually due to the TLE or not.  My question is has anyone heard of a...

Created By: ProfessionalDreamer | 2014-08-25 16:30 | 118 Views | 1 Comment

So I had a seizure Saturday morning ... like anytime i feel like i'm in the clear i get another one ... let me see what could have contributed to this, not eat much lately, bad break up night...

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