Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-29 10:21 | 187 Views | 0 Comments

My Neuro just called with the results of the eeg I had Wednesday. They said I was still having left sided sharp waves so since I didn't tolerate the keppra increase a couple months ago I currently...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-27 13:08 | 253 Views | 0 Comments

I had to go to Neuro office for eeg this morning because I asked if we could increase my keppra dosage a little because I was still having weird episodes a couple times a day and I wasn't sure if...

Created By: Schadenfreudian | 2016-01-26 07:32 | 151 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

So, you might want to settle in for the background information. If not, there's a tl;dr question at the very end. I'm not new to either epilepsy (my almost 8...

Created By: tammyy | 2016-01-10 23:21 | 211 Views | 0 Comments

they say I had epilepsy for 49 years but autism I need to know symptoms and my grandson has autism

Created By: Tracey721 | 2016-01-08 19:56 | 238 Views | 1 Comment

My stepson has recently had 2 seizures within 5 months..after the second seizure the neurologist put him on 1000 mg of keppra..he has days where he is hyperactive and the next day he's...

Created By: loop4815 | 2016-01-08 18:58 | 211 Views | 0 Comments

Hey, I'll try to keep this short.. I have been experiencing a lot of things at night, it's been going on for years. The doctors are just suspecting epilepsy but it will take a while to see a...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-08 08:32 | 200 Views | 1 Comment

My neurologist said he suspects the reason I suddenly started having these complex partial seizures at age 35 is a chemical imbalance. I'm on keppra 1000 mg a day. Its working for the most part...

Created By: And2083 | 2016-01-07 07:41 | 286 Views | 1 Comment

I am trying to determine if some symptoms I experience (vary between every couple weeks to monthly) are more typical of an anxiety response or a seizure type of behavior. I have had suffered...

Created By: mkac2005 | 2016-01-06 12:16 | 226 Views | 1 Comment

This has been going on off and on for years, recently it has gotten more frequent since he had a job promotion and is working longer hours and under extreme stress. Last night had me really...

Created By: aray590 | 2016-01-05 14:21 | 247 Views | 1 Comment

My neurologist is having a hard time figuring out what is going on. My story i had a febrile seizure when i was about 2. I am now 23 and i have had two nocturnal seizures both being about 8 months...

Created By: Stephen L | 2015-12-20 09:15 | 220 Views | 0 Comments

So, I've recently been diagnosed with Frontal Lobe Epilepsy.  I've had 4 grand mal seizures in my life, spanning over 10 years, so they're not regular occurences.   The biggest gap between...

Created By: epp741 | 2015-12-13 18:58 | 334 Views | 0 Comments

i am 22 and i have epilepsy since i was 5 , i've been on tegretol since then .

i have just graduated from college this year and that means that i have to serve in the army for a year and a...

Created By: jayreid187 | 2015-12-13 13:02 | 204 Views | 0 Comments

I have a couple of questions I can't find the answer to. If someone who is non-epileptic and has a grand-mal seizure (general seizure) because it was provoked lets say from drug overdose, does the...

Created By: jayreid187 | 2015-12-13 13:02 | 189 Views | 0 Comments

I have a couple of questions I can't find the answer to. If someone who is non-epileptic and has a grand-mal seizure (general seizure) because it was provoked lets say from drug overdose, does the...

Created By: bcooley | 2015-12-07 01:01 | 255 Views | 0 Comments

~~I began having deja vu like symptoms last spring. Following this was an unpleasant, disconnected, feeling in my brain. I did not lose conciousness but did feel like I had somewhat left the...

Created By: AprilLuvsDucks | 2015-12-03 17:45 | 246 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone!

A couple months ago, before school started, I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy. I am now 14 and have been having seizures all my life, and we didn't even know they...

Created By: LilaRose | 2015-12-01 03:33 | 264 Views | 1 Comment

In 2011 my 11yr old daughter had been having migraines 3-5 (or more)  every week for almost a yr, at the same time she was diagnosed with depression. Her Dr at the time agreed with me to treat her...

Created By: Ms.Nancy J | 2015-11-24 13:04 | 239 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone my name is Nancy and Iam a mom of a 3 year old boy who he means the world to me.

So sibnce last year my son started with whats called a Febrile Seizure and Dr's said he would be...

Created By: escvelocity | 2015-11-23 13:10 | 259 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there everyone. :D

I am a 38 yr old female. On Nov. 17th 2015 @7:pm I had an episode that consisted of a numb tingly sensation on the right side of my face and brief expressive dysphasia...

Created By: willowgirl83 | 2015-11-18 09:22 | 325 Views | 3 Comments

hello everyone - ive been struggling with odd symptoms for a year and a half and have just started developing another scary symptom which to me feels like it could be seizure related. 

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