Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Skareha | 2016-05-28 17:29 | 16 Views | 1 Comment

Several months ago my 2 year old child was referred for a sleep deprived EEG, which was done at a local children's hospital. She has diagnoses of 1q21.1 micro deletion, microcephaly,...

Created By: kbergry5 | 2016-05-28 02:36 | 26 Views | 1 Comment

Since my medication (five different ones) aren't working, my neurologist sent me to an epileptologist. Has anyone been to one before, and can they help?

Created By: jcblackmon@gmail.com | 2016-05-26 13:15 | 36 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone. I am a philosopher who is researching varieties of conscious experience. I am interested in hearing/reading personal reports about the experience of undergoing the Wada test. I...

Created By: torio135 | 2016-05-23 10:30 | 54 Views | 1 Comment

I have bipolar unspecified and was told many months ago to have an eeg done although I never did. I used to get hallucinations frequently, but (for the most part) they've stopped. I'm...

Created By: gamerchic | 2016-05-22 14:52 | 76 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone, it's my first time posting here.

I'll try to keep it short. I experience deja vu which I know most people do in their lifetime but I have it regularly. I just...

Created By: sydtrav | 2016-05-18 18:32 | 50 Views | 1 Comment

Hello! I have some questions concerning episodes I have had over the years. I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia 6 years ago, after having fainting spells in the mornings. I have no record or...

Created By: LondonParent | 2016-05-16 05:55 | 85 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,

my daughter just started having absence seizures. Was wondering whether anybody has experienced similar, and whether you think these are still typical absence seizures or something...

Created By: TropicalSerenade | 2016-05-13 14:36 | 70 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, this is a long confusing story about my 7 year old son's journey. I'm just hoping that MAYBE one person out there has had a similar experience and has advice or even knows...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-05-12 15:27 | 122 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with seizures in October 2015, that was after years of not knowing what was going on. I thought I had finally found out why I was always feeling weird in my head. I was...

Created By: ninejade | 2016-05-05 09:49 | 143 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone. I'm totally new to this place. I'm 35, female, on a quest to finally get an official (most likely temporal lobe) epilepsy diagnosis. I had a 72-hour ambulatory EEG during...

Created By: mouseiemouse | 2016-05-03 22:36 | 123 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with Partial Complex Seizures about 6 months ago, because I was having intense dejavu all of the time. Often the dejavu was coupled with a phantom smell that I couldnt quite put my...

Created By: RMoon1114 | 2016-05-02 12:36 | 128 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I wanted to share my story and see if anyone can relate or has any advice, ideas, or opinions on my situation.
In February 2015 I experienced my first "episode" (described...

Created By: Madiiigee | 2016-04-29 14:15 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 20 year old female, very active and healthy. This morning, I woke up with a slight headache or heavy hungover like feeling in my head. I went to the living room to watch TV, but as I got up...

Created By: Shiftless | 2016-04-26 18:38 | 73 Views | 0 Comments

Can hypothyroidism cause seizures.my wife has a mengeoma and has.had it for many years.she was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism & probably has had low thyroid for a while. Thanks....

Created By: beankip | 2016-04-25 00:19 | 96 Views | 0 Comments

I'm 22 years old, been in decent shape for most of my teenage/adult life. For the past 4/5 years I've been having episodes where my body starts to get really weak, my vision starts to...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-04-22 15:48 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with partial seizures in October 2015 because of my symptoms and an abnormal eeg. Was put on Keppra, that worked for a while than I couldn't handle the dose increase, so I...

Created By: Kalee | 2016-04-22 15:11 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

I have signed up for Social Security and have recently been told that they made me an appointment to see a doctor from Forensic Psychology Practice. From what I gathered from internet and friends...

Created By: Whisper447 | 2016-04-19 06:25 | 118 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I am 27 years old and suffer from ME/CFS and Postural Orthastatic tachycardia syndrome and in the last 6 months have started having these weird 'episodes' as I have called them. They...

Created By: ksmom24 | 2016-04-16 20:10 | 141 Views | 3 Comments

11yo son has had noticeable, sporadic jerks/twitches throughout his body over the past year, but 2 days ago they got much more frequent and strong. Every 5-10 seconds he is having a muscle jerk,...

Created By: Kcarr12 | 2016-04-07 23:19 | 114 Views | 0 Comments

I got a concussion in November 2015, and have finally started feeling a bit more normal these past two months. However, I sometimes still get an odd sensation like fullness yet lightheadedness...

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