Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Misty7281 | 2016-06-11 23:57 | 1 Comment

This is my first post on here so im not sure if i am posting right. I have been researching my sons condition endlessly online. I really don't know where to turn, as I lay here listening to...

Created By: jgoss | 2016-06-07 13:55 | 1 Comment

I am new to this board. My daughter, not yet 2 years old, was diagnosed with staring spells. She will just start staring off with a vacant expression and we cannot get her attention by name...

Created By: Cpolar | 2016-06-06 15:16 | 0 Comments

My daughter was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy recently so I am new to all of this. I know I need to do my own research and this may be a dumb question but I wanted to know what the...

Created By: AlphaCentauri | 2016-06-02 21:20 | 1 Comment

Hello all, my 3 yr old just has been diagnosed with epilepsy,his symptoms started when he was 2 (Absence, dropping). We got a copy of his EEG report,could someone maybe explain some of those...

Created By: epilogin | 2016-06-02 00:33 | 1 Comment

Hi,

My spouse had a seizure and we suspect it might be epilepsy. We visited Primary Care physical who referred for CT scan of the brain. We have reservation that CT Scan will detect...

Created By: snowflake4star | 2016-05-31 09:18 | 0 Comments

I have temporal lobe epilepsy on my left side sometimes I cannot talk during the seizure and sometimes I can't stop talking during a seizure. Has anyone had the second symptom of not being...

Created By: Midesti | 2016-05-30 22:58 | 1 Comment

I have had hypoglycemic episodes in the past that have sometimes brought me close to unconsciousness. However, during one episode six years ago, I actually did pass out, and I woke up to find that...

Created By: Skareha | 2016-05-28 17:29 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 2 Comments

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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