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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: kimjim23@yahoo.com | 2014-09-05 16:00 | 147 Views | 1 Comment

I had a Left Temporal Lobectomy 10 years ago. It has been great as far as my seizures are concerned, but it really did turn me into a different person.  I have had major "issues" with depression...

Created By: AJ91 | 2014-09-05 15:14 | 195 Views | 2 Comments

I have had Complex partial seziures for about 11 years now.  I have always tried to get away from people when I get ready to have one.  It has always worked for me, I could for the most part fight...

Created By: wkg123 | 2014-09-05 00:30 | 168 Views | 3 Comments

Hello I am william and i am 18 years old. I never have had a seizure that i was aware of until november of last year. First i had to cope without having a car and losing my independance, then in...

Created By: angelenya1 | 2014-09-04 20:35 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

on August 9th 2014 I all of a sudden got really tired and I had really bad arm pain from my wrist to elbow to the point where I was crying. the feeling of roller coasterin my stomachcame over me...

Created By: ralston16 | 2014-09-04 13:43 | 89 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all. My grandfather has had Epilepsy for a little over 50 years, I am interested in starting a foundation in his name. This is my frist stop that I have made to do research and get a strong...

Created By: Kandreas81 | 2014-09-04 00:46 | 176 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 | 131 Views | 1 Comment

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

Created By: Hope331 | 2014-09-03 09:44 | 107 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 | 178 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 | 219 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 | 139 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 | 238 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 | 179 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 | 222 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 | 136 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 | 151 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 | 174 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 | 149 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...

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