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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Adults

Created By: smallman28 | 07/2004 | 24 Comments

I am 34 myself and am very close to a 48 year old woman at my place of work.A year or so ago she had what was beleived to be a stroke at first but now having had several other seizures since it...

Created By: leannethompson1 | 07/2004 | 3 Comments

hi everybody, i am quite new here and just thought some of you may be able to help me a bit. the thing is i have epilepsy since i was a baby but it seems to have got worse i am taking tegretol but...

Created By: momof1 | 07/2004 | 2 Comments

The other night I had a number of bad seizures. Now for the past 2 days I haven't been myself. It is very hard to describe but nothing looks or feels right. Can anyone else out there relate...

Created By: metrogirly | 07/2004 | 11 Comments

I have just realized that the strange feelings I get every so often are simple partial seizures, they are not anxietyattacks and they are not some psychic gift from above, something I wondered...

Created By: limeridge | 06/2004 | 2 Comments

I was wondering if anyone out there has this problem. I go to a gym after work and just the other day I seen someone I haven't seen in a long time. When I seen this person memories came to me....

Created By: fionarose | 06/2004 | 2 Comments

Hi!How is everyone?Just yesterday I had the second seizure of my life, the last one happening seven or eight years ago (maybe even longer, I can't remember for sure). Based primarily on that and a...

Created By: marzipan71 | 06/2004 | 3 Comments

Hi Everybody,My name is Mary and I'm 33 yrs old and was diagnosed with epilepsy like five weeks ago. I have a great neuro and np. I guess my seizures are classified as complex partial to...

Created By: bellalee | 05/2004 | 18 Comments

Hi. I'm new here, my father told me about this site and I decided to check it out.I'm a 24 year old woman with general epilepsy. It's well controlled with Lamictal and I have an otherwise normal...

Created By: dmcamethyst | 05/2004 | 14 Comments

One of the types of seizures that I experience are abscence seizures and lately they have been increasing. I have also recently entered peri-menopause and I have been told that my seizures could...

Created By: kelpiedog | 04/2004 | 1 Comment

G'day I'm new to this area and am wondering if anyone can tell me if a Q fever injection could cause a seizure. I have already had one seizure and am not sure if I should have the injection...

Created By: gkt | 04/2004 | 1 Comment

I believe my experience with epilepsy began when I was in third grade. I had the many tests and was put on a couple of different drugs, until it was considered treatable. When I turned 18, and...

Created By: hdenbec | 04/2004 | 9 Comments

Hi, I am 52 years old and just had my first two seizures on the same day, out of the blue. I was wondering if this has happened to anyone else in my age bracket, how you are coping with it, or if...

Created By: rebl | 04/2004 | 1 Comment

Hi,Oh, i'm already doing this backwards, i replied without introducing myself, and i replied to a post about weed of all things....Ok, I'm a 24 year old female who's been having tonic-clonic (...

Created By: bgaul | 04/2004 | 5 Comments

a couple of weeks ago i went out and had a few drinks with my friends. i usually dont have more then four drinks but it was my birthday so i had about eight. i expected a hangover and sure enough...

Created By: chatzs | 04/2004 | 22 Comments

I've read that it does. But I have my own theory on it. I believe that Epilepsy is like a Volcano – it can lie dormant for a very long time and then raise its ugly head again. We all know that...

Created By: snowdreamer | 04/2004 | 0 Comments

Hi The last time i had a seizure I was six years old and I remember that day like it was yesterday...after 30 years they are back. The kind of seizures I had were los of sensation on my left side...

Created By: tricichic | 03/2004 | 3 Comments

22yr old female student- For about 4 years my symptoms havn't changed: average 3 times per week/ almost all nocturnal seizures. Is anyone else feel there is no hope?

Created By: tinydancer143 | 03/2004 | 5 Comments

Can anyone help??? Does anyone know a highly recommended neurologist? I am trying to find one, maybe in New York City, or wherever as long as he/she is good.

Created By: speechlady | 03/2004 | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm new to the board and just trying to figure out the whole seizure thing. In brief, I had seizures 13 yrs ago and was on meds for 3 yrs then weaned off. In Nov I had a seizure - drop to...

Created By: scottaroberts | 03/2004 | 7 Comments

Hello there everyone, first post.I have been searching the Internet, and elsewhere, and I've heard anecdotal tales but no one has given me any solid evidence or word so I am hoping someone here...

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