Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Tracey721 | 2016-01-08 19:56 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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. 

for...

Created By: Tessi | 2015-11-13 01:27 | 0 Comments

I will try to make this short. I was diagnosed with Epilepsy at age 16 by a Neuro after he did an EEG. I went into remission for 2 years before seizures became active again. By then my neurologist...

Created By: Sbratcher84 | 2015-11-10 15:07 | 1 Comment

This is the first time I've ever done this so here goes i reckon...
I had a grand mal seizure 2 weeks ago in sprint wireless. Im 31 years old no prior problems with seizures.
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Created By: cindy.lou | 2015-11-06 18:13 | 1 Comment

 

Thank you so much in advance 

TECHNICAL SUMMARY:  The occipital dominant rhythm is 9.5-10 Hz.  It is well sustained, and reaticve to eye opening and eye closure.  It is...

Created By: mjackson | 2015-11-05 18:17 | 0 Comments

I am a 28 year old with a history of seizures since Oct 1997.  I have tonic-clonic seizures, originating in the left temporal lobe, which have been successfully treated with Tegretol Retard 400mg...

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