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  1. K

    Anxiety and Depression in People with TLE and FLE

    Hello everyone! As part of my Master’s Degree at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) I am conducting an online project on Anxiety and Depression in People with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE) and People with Frontal Lobe Epilepsy (FLE). The goal of this dissertation's project is to...
  2. O

    [Info] All about Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    I'd like to start a thread here to share information, articles, cases, facts and studies on Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Having recently found out I have it and suffered severly from it I would really like to raise awareness on the topic. If you have/ are suffering from TLE or know of a personal...
  3. T

    Refractory Epilepsy and Controlling Seizures

    Hi, my name is Tyler, I'm 21 and I'm new to the forum. I was diagnosed with complex partial TLE over two years ago and am considered refractory. I have on average about 15-25 seizures a month. I've had two 15 min EEG's, a 3 hour EEG, and an overnight EEG with one abnormality on one of the test...
  4. MMRocks

    Feedback appreciated on blog

    edited to move to Writer's cafe in the lounge, and I don't know how to delete this or move a thread. http://www.coping-with-epilepsy.com/forums/f44/feedback-appreciated-blog-25559/#post307626
  5. L

    Optimize excessive exercise possible? TLE aid.

    I have TLE, I guess it is a mild form, although diabolic. Mostly short strong flashbacks, or Déjà vus, where any memory from my life is coupled with strong anxiety, even happy memories are tinted sometimes. It only last for a few seconds each time, but it always gets me when I'm down. It's...
  6. L

    Concentration issues after TLE seizure.

    Hello everyone! I'm Laura. I'm 29 years old, from Boise, Idaho, and have been having issues with temporal lobe epilepsy since I was 17. Yesterday morning I had a simple partial seizure followed an hour later by a complex partial seizure. Both seizures presented normally for me --the simple...
  7. PlumeAgate

    Newcomer

    Hello. My name is Hannah and I'm an eplieptic. I was diagnosed with TLE when I was five and I imagine I've had every kind of seizure there is at least once. I've been off and on different medications almost the whole time since my diagnosis, but luckily, a few years ago, my neurologist started...
  8. holly

    Just to say hiiiii :) newbie here

    First of all I just wanted to say hi to everyone who is and has gone through the fear of the unknown and commend you all in your outreach to others such as myself Thank you. sorry in advance for the lengthy first post but I truly am lost and im scared :( and im also sorry if im in the wrong...
  9. J

    Temporal Lobe Epilepsy at 27... possible link to other past & current conditions?

    Hi Team! I have found your articles very helpful in exploring some issues I've been having lately. However, as you know seizures can be caused by so many factors I'm having a hard time sorting it all out. My Doctor as well has not been very helpful or seamed to want to look into things past the...
  10. Katiered

    MRI results finally ... Kind of

    MRI results finally Finally! Was at an apt. with my GP and fished for info (I see the neurologist on Monday, but I've been waiting two months and couldn't last any longer!). He said they found that they found my pituitary gland is enlarged, and I'm pretty certain he said adenoma but wouldn't...
  11. S

    Might have TLE - scared and lonely

    Hi I feel very nervous as I imagine you all must get fed up of people like me, but I feel very scared and alone and could really do with some support if you have a few moments of your time. I am not diagnosed but am being tested for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. I have had an MRI (normal) and an EEG...
  12. M

    epilepsy and PNES

    Anybody here with both types of seizures and how do you tell the difference?I read that pnes is a response to stress but does that mean it occurs at a stressful time or a day or week or month later.These new ones are like simple partials and Ive been under way more stress before and they turn on...
  13. M

    Risperdal

    today was my second psychiatrists appt.my epi doc had been bugging me for 3 yrs to see one.I did do the psych route for awhile but got tired of talking about all my problems.Anyway-first appt he tries to push antidepress--not interested been there done that.however,its these visual...
  14. Chel

    Arms trembling - nocturnal seizures?

    Last year when my nocturnal seizures were uncontrolled, I was waking up gasping, sitting up and throwing my arms forward (as if returning from death), and very restless. We seemed to have those under control. Recently something a bit different has been happening. I'm waking during the night...
  15. M

    Temporal Lobe Seizures or Partial?

    Hi, all. Newbie here. :/ I have had a strange history of "weird" stuff. I am 48, female, married with kids. I posted my history and symptoms in my profile. I will do it again at the bottom here. I recent;y saw a Neurologist for a weird thing that happened to me a couple of yrs ago. I call it my...
  16. violetopia

    Newly diagnosed TLE, having cognitive troubles

    Hello from the Sonoran Desert, USA... It's wonderful to find this forum. I was diagnosed with left temporal lobe seizures 4 weeks ago. The cause is believed to be a mild stroke a month before that, but that's just a theory as the MRI & MRA didn't show specific damage. Right now I'm on Depakote...
  17. Chel

    Awaiting diagnosis

    Hi, I'm new here, and don't yet have a confirmed diagnosis. A pocket history... 10 months ago at the start of a 9 wk migraine, I had an episode of aphasia and dysphasia. When I eventually told my doctor (3 wks later) he sent me to hospital as a suspect TIA, they ran a CT and found temporal...
  18. M

    auras

    Sorry guys,heres another question from me.Seems I go to do something and I come right back here with something else.Just trying to understand.Anyway,for 2 years I always had the aura of sewer or human gas[you know what I mean]Lately,my last 2 seizures right in a row have been where I dont lose...
  19. Literophile

    Dizzy spells and auditory hallucinations TLE?

    My sister-in-law told me she has been getting dizzy spells for years now. She said she just suddenly gets dizzy sometimes. The spells don't last very much longer than 15-20 seconds usually, but they've been getting longer and--as far as I know--farther in between recently. She got them checked...
  20. brain

    They're creepy and they're spooky - Déjà Vu

    Déjà Vu - just how many of you have experienced really wild things where it just freaks, spooks, and totally scares the socks off of people? I am having way too many of these in what used to be isolated once in awhile episodes, but now have progressively since late 1990s have grown insomuch the...
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