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Topic: Young Adults

Created By: Maria and Sara | 08/2018 | 4 Comments

I am going to start my first year in college this year and I am really scared about what is going to happen because I get embossed when people see me have a seizure at school. what should I do?...

Created By: sarahbethsummers | 08/2018 | 1 Comment

Seminar in Nashville on Sept. 15 for students on doing college with epilepsy!
Details/Register online: studentswithepilepsy.com

Created By: natevd | 07/2018 | 1 Comment

I had my very first seizure in October 2017 (9ish months ago), I was sitting in my college dorm studying for my chem exam and I had one.
Long story short, my neurologist diagnosed me with...

Created By: jackbowls | 05/2018 | 4 Comments

Hey everyone,

Im 23 first diagnosed when i was 4. currently 6 years seizure free AED controlled.

Any way it's looking more and more likely that im going to university next year...

Created By: Bellexii | 05/2018 | 2 Comments

I’m in my first year of university (college) studying nursing and I have 2 exams coming up so I have started revising for it. There are around 10 parts to it and I’m just starting to look at the...

Created By: akr732 | 04/2018 | 1 Comment

Anybody have any advice/insight on working in the healthcare space with epilepsy?

I was accepted to medical school (before epilepsy diagnosis). In my final year of undergraduate, I started...

Created By: FrankyHolan | 03/2018 | 2 Comments

Long story short, I had the worst SEIZURE in my life at school last week and get arrested right after it -_- .....

I was in the classroom sitting with my classmates as I start to feel the...

Created By: kablabrules | 02/2018 | 7 Comments

Hello everyone, to begin I would like to say that I am going to be turning 21 this year, I live in Ontario, and I have had epilepsy ever since I was in grade 7 (mayoclonic brief muscle-jerks and 5...

Created By: Epilepsy 2010 | 02/2018 | 3 Comments

hi everyone
I have been diagnosed with epilepsy since I was 10 and recently I started having migraines I am on valporic acid and lamotrigine . I am freshman of this coming year and I don...

Created By: DragonShadow | 01/2018 | 3 Comments

Hey all...I've got a question.
So I grew up with epilepsy; I was diagnosed when I was 4. I got off medication about a year ago, when I was 18. I haven't had seizures in a long time...

Created By: AsgardianNerd | 01/2018 | 1 Comment

I'm a freshman undergrad. I was diagnosed at age twelve and have had about eight or so grand mal seizures since then. Over the years, I've been picking up new symptoms. Scintillations in...

Created By: shorty93 | 11/2017 | 3 Comments

Are there any scholarships or anything of that nature available to college students with epilepsy. My neurologist has always mentioned them in the past but I have never thought to look into until...

Created By: soccer42 | 09/2017 | 2 Comments

hey there. So I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 15 after having 3 seizures that put me in the hospital my whole life. I have been doing the whole eye flutter thing since I was 3 years old...

Created By: KJV | 09/2017 | 4 Comments

Hi I have a nephew,26, who is currently on medical assistance but needs possible help to get SSI disability. He is being evaluated for VNS therapy. When should he apply for SSI disability. He also...

Created By: Mairéad | 08/2017 | 3 Comments

I need help. I'm 20 years old turning 21 soon and due to the fact I had to change tablets and getting and was getting constant side effects from it the whole time during my college year just...

Created By: shelbyD | 08/2017 | 6 Comments

I am 19 years old and I just got diagnosed with epilepsy today and my head is completely spinning. My seizures started a week ago and I didn't even know I was having seizures. I'm going...

Created By: Ebenji | 07/2017 | 3 Comments

Hi,
My name is Emily and I'm 19 years old. I was dignosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy 3 years ago now. Since then I've had 2 grand mal seizures after being out drinking and...

Created By: living.with.the.purple.ribbon@gmail.com | 06/2017 | 1 Comment

So I'm going back to college. I start on August 11th. Here's my deal though. I've been in and out of college since I graduated in 2009 because of Epilepsy problems. I've gone...

Created By: Minniemouse95 | 06/2017 | 0 Comments

Hello, i am 22 years old and i am going to start college. I want to be psychiatric technician. I have tried to find things online about it but i haven't been able to find anything
HELP!...

Created By: gandikie | 06/2017 | 2 Comments

I'm 21 years old, I was diagnosed with JME when I was 13. I've been taking Lamicatal XR 400mg for the past years. My seizures are stressed induced and also due to a hormone imbalance....

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