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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: hossana3 | 2015-02-19 20:40 | 93 Views | 1 Comment

I had an eeg test yesterday. Doing a workup for possible seizures. During the breathing portion of the test, I began to get a very bad feeling (sensation) in my head. I was not dizzy and I did not...

Created By: kitty300 | 2015-02-19 11:23 | 92 Views | 1 Comment

About four years ago I had a seizure while riding a horse. I went to my doctor and after all tests, including an eeg, came back normal he said it was a one time thing. Just last night I had...

Created By: smrbj | 2015-02-13 06:44 | 97 Views | 1 Comment

hello - my daughter (16) was diagnosed with P.O.T.S. (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) 2 years ago after multiple episodes of syncope. She has experienced syncope on and off since a...

Created By: Radicalskier | 2015-02-11 20:03 | 98 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

I'm posting for a dear friend of mine....does anyone know how many seisure types are directly related to an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism)?

 

Created By: scotts dad | 2015-02-03 19:52 | 86 Views | 2 Comments

Why isn't there a self test to get a dilantin level? 

Diabetics can test themselves and adjust their mediication accordingly. 

Why can't...

Created By: ksmadhav | 2015-01-22 08:28 | 180 Views | 1 Comment

Hello!

I am new here and looking for some help from members. This will be a bit long, but I hope you people can help me out! Many thanks in advance!

I am a 23 year old guy from...

Created By: cjp0008@auburn.edu | 2015-01-21 18:32 | 112 Views | 1 Comment

Hi guys, I'm a 22yo white (people of Euro ancestry tend to have thick skulls!) male with a constellation of symptoms that a neurologist suspects are the result of partial seizures.  Otherwise in...

Created By: jayrose | 2015-01-16 18:54 | 156 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

I've been having these episodes for a couple of years now. Neurologist couldn't find anything. Happens during times of great stress. Usual series of events goes as follows:

1. I...

Created By: dickey890 | 2015-01-07 21:21 | 588 Views | 0 Comments

Did anyone see the Doctors TV Show where a child had ~ 300 a day and she took Castor Bean oil. They almost immediately stopped - 1 hour. Here is the link. It is almost at the bottom of the page....

Created By: JKZ | 2015-01-07 01:41 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

My husband began having what looked like grand mal seizures about three months ago, a month or so after a stroke (he was 27), and roughly six weeks ago he began developing left-sided decorticate...

Created By: kmf | 2014-12-29 19:40 | 179 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with epilepsy somewhere back around 2009, but as family, friends, and myself look back there seemed to have been many signs at a young age.  I was able to control my seizures with...

Created By: dharamis | 2014-12-26 15:33 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I'd like to share my background and see if the more seasoned veterans can shed some light.

Had my first seizure in 2007 during a period of extreme stress in my life.  They didn't...

Created By: wrongsideof40 | 2014-12-13 12:18 | 337 Views | 1 Comment

Hi eveyone and thanks for taking the time to read...

I'm a 54 year-old male, living in the UK.

Since my early teens I've suffered from what I call my 'funny feeling...

Created By: MWeber | 2014-12-11 06:34 | 214 Views | 1 Comment

I developed a progressive neurological condition in early adolescence. On the long road to diagnosis I had several EEG tests. I have since read reports of EEG results spanning 4-5 years:

1...

Created By: Megh08 | 2014-12-09 20:12 | 198 Views | 2 Comments

 

 

 

Hi everyone! My name is Meghan and I'm 24 years old. Six months ago, I had a (what doctors think) tonic-clonic seizure. It happened when I woke up one morning and my mom...

Created By: Lski0000 | 2014-12-04 00:50 | 158 Views | 0 Comments

I am hoping to find someone here that also has this. I read about all different kinds of seizure activity but not the visual hallucinations associated with this type of epilepsy . 

Created By: T the misfit | 2014-12-03 17:24 | 149 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm Taylor and I'm 16 years old, no previous history of seizures. I think I may (and this is a large maybe) have had a simple partial seizure. It happened a year ago and I haven't had any...

Created By: SimplyGrace | 2014-12-03 11:30 | 177 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Grace.I was officially diagnosed with benign occipital epilepsy when I was three,I had a bad seizure at a bird park.My mom didn't want to medicate me until I was 6,it got a lot worse...

Created By: SimplyGrace | 2014-12-03 11:20 | 129 Views | 0 Comments

Hi my name is Grace.I was officially diagnosed with benign occipital epilepsy when I was three,I had a bad seizure at a bird park.My mom didn't want to medicate me until I was 6,it got a lot worse...

Created By: suckmypenis67@gmail.com | 2014-12-01 17:36 | 188 Views | 0 Comments

BEFORE I BEGIN I'M SORRY THIS IS SO LONG BUT I WANTED TO PROVIDE AS MUCH DETAIL AS POSSIBLE.

Well for starters I'm 15 years old and I have never had a seizure before in my life. In the...

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