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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: lisabsims@gmail.com | 2015-03-11 15:14 | 305 Views | 0 Comments

Our daughter began having gelastic (laughing), complex-partial seizures (originating in right temporal lobe) out of the blue around September/October 2013, at the age of 7.  The seizures were...

Created By: tjholzinger@gmail.com | 2015-03-10 18:47 | 313 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there. I'm having a problem with my neurologist and doctors in general. Here it is.

 

I'm 23 and female. All my life, I've had spells where I stare into space and grind my teeth....

Created By: Bobrebob | 2015-03-08 12:55 | 252 Views | 0 Comments

Some background: I had horrible migraines as a adolescent, and young adult.  And off and on in middle age.  Now they are surfacing as dizziness, giddyness, wierd feelings, and then I sleep so hard...

Created By: Shanks | 2015-03-04 03:34 | 372 Views | 2 Comments

Hi guys, my name is Shanks and I am new to this forum.... I developed seizures about 18 years (1997) after a serious tryst with Dengue Fever... According to then medical reports, the fever went to...

Created By: Shanks | 2015-03-04 03:28 | 250 Views | 0 Comments

I take about 1500 mg of Sodium Valporate on a daily basis and as a result I have developed large amounts of fat (cellulite) around my waist alone.... my hands and legs are normal albeit thin (...

Created By: TC2550 | 2015-03-01 05:11 | 328 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I am 20 years old and I have a history of epilepsy.  I had absense seizures as a young kid and a grand mal when I was six. I was on dilantin until I was 12 at which point my EGGs had...

Created By: ChrisZ5151 | 2015-02-28 18:38 | 281 Views | 0 Comments

About a month ago I was in the shower, when out of nowhere I felt extremely weak and light headed. Only a couple seconds later I remember vaguely falling and going unconscious( I'm not sure if I...

Created By: melissaequalsmusic | 2015-02-27 14:38 | 562 Views | 1 Comment

    Hi guys!  My name is Melissa and I am a 21 year old girl with a pretty uninteresting medical history, that is until recently.  

About a year and a half ago, I had my first “episode".  ...

Created By: Jasonm88 | 2015-02-26 23:13 | 320 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone. 

I'm a 26 year old male with a somewhat insignificant medical history until recently. 

When I was 19 (2007) I was diagnosed with Panic Disorder after having what we...

Created By: Dostoyevsky Reincarnated | 2015-02-26 03:17 | 274 Views | 0 Comments

So I have deloped tics, vocal ones. They may not be seizure. Wiki says tics are neuropsycholigical in nature, so they may have a a relation to the problem in the brain that causes the seizures if...

Created By: hammy.buster | 2015-02-25 17:10 | 331 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there, I am new to the site but I was wondering if anyone has some advice.

HISTORY: Had 3 "episodes" that doctors/bystanders were unsure if it was merely a faint that looked like a...

Created By: Cazz78 | 2015-02-25 15:12 | 256 Views | 1 Comment

 

Hi, I have had a few seizures in my life. First of all caused by excessive drinking & happening the morning after, waking up with an horrendous headache & blured vision. Sometimes...

Created By: jmhoefen@gmail.com | 2015-02-23 18:43 | 288 Views | 1 Comment

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hi, Im 60 and have questions on myoclonic jerks. I had a epidural shot that caused me a lot of pain. A week later I started having myoclonic jerks in my upper body.later I started having...

Created By: kitty300 | 2015-02-20 09:35 | 316 Views | 2 Comments

   This is a more detailed version of my last post. I will write down all of the details I know as the person who commented didn't understand me or answer my question at all. Thanks in...

Created By: hossana3 | 2015-02-19 20:40 | 273 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 | 326 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 | 279 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 | 309 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 | 296 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 | 397 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...

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