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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: mycde | 2014-07-13 17:45 | 170 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I am new to this forum and have been in denial about my condition until reading these posts.  After 2 grand-mals when I was 35 (Iam now 42), I was put on Lamictal and have taken it...

Created By: tophersmommy | 2014-07-13 16:02 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 22 year old female. I have a son that will be 3 in a few months. I didn't start having seizures until I was 7 months pregnant with my son. I have gone to multiple neurologists and have had...

Created By: glo92 | 2014-07-13 15:01 | 140 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 22 year old female new to having seizures. They started about a year and a half ago after a car accident. I am having a hard time adjusting to this new part of my life. Doctors have been of...

Created By: Bunnybelle | 2014-07-12 02:17 | 178 Views | 1 Comment

If you don't want to read the whole thing: does anyone have any experience or know of an experience where someone has tonic-clonic seizures but retains (though impaired) consciousness? 

For...

Created By: laurenh0708 | 2014-07-11 18:35 | 140 Views | 0 Comments

This is my first post here but something happened last night that prompted me to seek answers immediately. I was wondering if anyone else here has any type of synesthesia or chromesthesia along...

Created By: Klara2 | 2014-07-11 17:31 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I have little bit strange ask for help. I have not epilepsy, my dog does. My little dog started to live with me 9 months ago, I adopted her from a dog shelter. Because of her illness...

Created By: elizabethaserna@gmail.com | 2014-07-11 10:26 | 233 Views | 4 Comments

I just need a place to vent...

Some days it is hard to keep going. My seizures were under control for six years, almost seven. I went back to school in my thirties and I just graduated with...

Created By: Kaybaby | 2014-07-10 16:03 | 218 Views | 1 Comment

Okay so I'm 14 years old. My doctor told me to stop taking my medication after I've had it for like 2 years or so. Now after I stopped the medicine I started smoking weed. My question is, does...

Created By: nunchuks1473@yahoo.ca | 2014-07-10 09:17 | 100 Views | 0 Comments

Epilepsy BuskerFest is the Largest Money Raise in the world.

Last year we raised $75 000 dollars. I'm trying to increase that number, we need to get more "Likes" and "Shares" to be more...

Created By: bryanstewart02@gmail.com | 2014-07-10 02:15 | 142 Views | 1 Comment

long story short, ive an arachnoid cyst, causing me to have seizures which labels me as having epilepsy. im having surgery in sept. but my question is after having surgery, 6 months later i can...

Created By: Geoqe | 2014-07-07 20:31 | 153 Views | 1 Comment

I can remember (since 2nd or 3rd grade) in elementary school waking up in the nurse's office,with my eyeglasses (which I didn't start wearing until the 4th or 5th grade) usually broken and a sore...

Created By: inneedofsupport | 2014-07-07 13:41 | 215 Views | 5 Comments

As a young girl I would get petite mal seizures almost daily. This went un-diagnosed for years, as my parents just thought I was a daydreamer!  My seizures eventually progressed into what was then...

Created By: Tcultrera@shaw.ca | 2014-07-07 11:47 | 190 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone. I have been recently diagnosed with Partial Seizures and cannot drive for 6 months. I am looking for ideas and advice on how to get around. We live a large city but in the worst...

Created By: lilpeanut07 | 2014-07-06 23:15 | 185 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there,

I'm a 25 year old female and suffer from atypical absence seizures which I guess is really odd for my age. As a child I had grand mal seizures which stopped then started having...

Created By: Lpeach | 2014-07-06 22:20 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

I am wondering if anyone can relate to what I am experiencing.
 I am 30 years old, suffer from alot of anxiety in general so I am wondering if I am having a possible...

Created By: Eric_D | 2014-07-06 15:29 | 129 Views | 3 Comments

Hello,

I am trying to find a way to explain to my 4 year old son that I have epilepsy. He has never witnessed me have a seizure in the past. I was given a DVD by Epilepsy Toronto that tries...

Created By: Aurelia | 2014-07-03 22:50 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

The fitters from Stilhaus Kitchens cleaned up after themselves and left the place like new.

Created By: Madge36 | 2014-07-03 11:51 | 171 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all!

 

I have been taking Lamictal 300 mg for about 12 years now but on time every time for about 10 years.  For the last 10 1/2 years I am thankfully seizure free with...

Created By: Jakemetz4159 | 2014-07-01 12:25 | 158 Views | 3 Comments

I saw my doctor last, and she was telling me that there were some transportation services for persons with epilepsy. She did not have any cards or pamphlets about them at the time. So I searched...

Created By: lemons55@rocketmail.com | 2014-07-01 01:44 | 165 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone! I found out about my epilepsy(Juvenile Absence Epilepsy)about 2 years ago right before my 18th birthday. Throughout these two years I've had like 8 or 9 grand mal seizures and I've...

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