symptoms

  1. B

    Sorting out symptoms

    I am still trying to figure out what could be considered seizures. I would like to know if anyone has experienced these things, as well as information. 1. Tilting/leaning - I will be sitting down or standing, and will begin to slowly lean. Usually right or left, a few times forward or...
  2. U

    Any advice on whether this is epilepsy?

    Hello all, New to this site - this is my first post :-) I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on some issues I've been having... The last couple of years, I've been having some unpleasant symptoms occur. It's mainly my eyesight. Around 70% of the time, my eyes struggle to focus on...
  3. E

    Seizure newbie

    I posted a couple of weeks ago as "New to this." I promised I would come back with lotsa questions. So, I'm back. I've just been diagnosed with partial seizures that I've been told I've had all my life. I thought they were migraine symptoms/auras/after-effects. My problem is, now I don't...
  4. E

    New to this

    Hi everyone, I am 61 years old, pretty active with a rather stressful job. After a few strange events a month ago ( getting amazingly sleepy driving to work, confused, couldn't find words, almost passed out and lost some mobility) i was thoroughly tested and was diagnosed with complex...
  5. L

    Symptoms Change like seasons in a year

    Hello all, It's been a while since I've been on here. It took me nearly a year to finally cope with the diagnosis of simple and complex seizures. Initially, my seizures responded very well to keppra (but hair loss forced me to quit). And now I have been taking lamictal 300mg. Initially, the...
  6. Minkous

    Becoming more and more repetitive...

    Hey Ya'll, I started having seizures a year ago, both absung and tonic clonics. Since I have started having them I have become very repetitive. My family often jokes or even gets annoyed that I tell the same story 10x and don't even remember it. It is usually the worst after my tonic clonics...
  7. radisyn

    A list of epilepsy questions

    Hi there, folks - My name is Madisyn, I'm 21 years old and I've been diagnosed with epilepsy for three years since I had my first (of seven) seizures when I was 18. I've got a good support system, but I haven't spoken with any epileptics ever as far as I recall. So, I'm curious what peoples'...
  8. 1

    Is it a seizure?

    This is my first post on this forum, I'm 17 and I have had many anxiety and panic attacks. But I don't think this was the same. On July fourth I was just sitting on my couch zoning out and my eyes started tearing I wouldn't call it crying but it would seem like it. My mom asked what was wrong...
  9. E

    New here, had seizure yesterday..

    Hi, I guess I'm just here seeking support from people who know how awful epilepsy can be. I was diagnosed with partial and generalized seizures about 5 years ago. Many medications later and I was put on 100MGs of Keppra in Dec. 2011. All was good until yesterday, I suffered a grand mal...
  10. S

    Anyone else feel this before a seizure?

    Hi, I am new to the Forum. I had my first seizure in May. It was out of the blue. I was laying on my bed webcamming with my boyfriend who was in Afghanistan. The EMT's came and I was admitted to the hospital for 3 days. I had abnormal readings on my EEG in my front left lobe, and they found a...
  11. A

    My Hypothyroidism, do you have it and can tell me what to do

    Well, as mentioned in a topic in the kitchen, I've been having issues with my throid. Lately I've been having symptoms such as hoarseness, tiredness, changes in my period, puffy feet & according to someone I work with, says I have a puffy face. My thyroid has been bouncing around and up and down...
  12. Aaleayha

    aura's and speach

    So I noticed that when I start getting these weird feelings in my head... the world seems to slow down and time seems ot speed up, my head startes gathering pressure, it starts to hurt. I notice that my typing and writing get horrid. I don't even notice it til i read it like 3 times. Plus the...
  13. S

    Concerned Girlfriend

    Hello everyone. I'm a 21 year old female dating 22 year old male with epilepsy. We've been dating for 2 years and are getting very serious. I have been with him when he's had his auras, and he has experienced the different "levels" of auras around me, but has never had a full seizure where he...
  14. N

    My Symptoms - Please help

    It all started when I was 15 (I am now 23 year old male). I was round my neighbor's house. I was sitting on the floor and I was suddenly over come with breathlessness. I didn't have another incident for a few months after, but when I did it was totally different. My body would violently shake...
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