Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: heather-who | 2008-02-12 03:52 | 5 Comments

Hi,

I'm hoping someone here can relate to my mysterious
condition. Am I the only person on the planet with this weird
disorder? I had a stroke-like event almost 2 years ago (...

Created By: magnus | 2008-02-11 09:37 | 0 Comments

My wife has had epilepsy since she was five or six years old, and has been controlled, with exceptions by medication for years. She had tonic clonic seizures before, but this month she started...

Created By: Erik J | 2008-02-09 17:27 | 2 Comments

Well This story is rather long but I'll keep it short ;). So basically I had my first seizure (Grand mal) jan. 5th, second the 25th, after my first I discovered this website, and found out I was...

Created By: ChelseaBunny | 2008-01-27 20:20 | 2 Comments

a little over a year ago, i had an ideopathic seizure.  I was concious for most of it. 

I remember getting up before work and i 'blacked out (this happens to me a lot, where my vision...

Created By: kaitlynsmom | 2008-01-23 21:40 | 0 Comments

My daughter Kaitlyn (age 2 1/2) is currently in the hospital having a VEEG. We are on day four here... and they want us to stay until she has a seizure. Normally she has a few here and there and...

Created By: amandaorr | 2008-01-22 14:37 | 4 Comments

Help -- how do you get through an EEG with a three year old that hates having her head touched. I literally have to keep hair combing and hair washing to a minimum because she is so sensitive --...

Created By: spokala | 2008-01-22 05:13 | 0 Comments

Hi all.

 Iam new to this community. My kneice was having seizures. She is 8 months old baby girl. It occured on Nov12th. Then we admitted in the hospital, and was there for alomost more...

Created By: minsdad99 | 2008-01-21 14:33 | 1 Comment

My previously 100% healthy 6 yr old started having seizures on 12/16.  they have been diagnosed as partial complex and he has between 20-40 per day, lasting 10-30 seconds each.  We have done all...

Created By: sophia_hill | 2008-01-14 21:39 | 0 Comments

right my doctor wants me to keep a diary so i am doing but its hard to try and write a diary when you can't even remember if you've put ur knickers and bra the right way round and not inside out...

Created By: Bloodyrose | 2008-01-14 11:20 | 8 Comments

Hey guys. I guess I'm just looking for a little reassurance that I'm not nuts. I've been diagnosed with JME on the basis of a couple of old notes in my medical records, and a two second...

Created By: pgd | 2007-12-14 17:35 | 2 Comments

In your view, the mildest snow or static in the human brain (poetic symbolism) would be most closely associated with:

a)  The Epilepsies

b)  The ADHDs

c)  The Dyslexias...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-12-13 09:33 | 0 Comments

Hi Im andrew 24 from essex uk,

I basically just want to rule this out,I have had this thig for about 11 years where i can be
just walking in the street and sudently i feel my heart...

Created By: kimcove3 | 2007-12-08 12:17 | 8 Comments

What are the signs or symptoms of status elipticus. how do we know that it went that far?

Created By: riqqiy | 2007-12-08 07:58 | 9 Comments

Hello all,

I would like to get some feedback from various people in regards to seizures that I had.

It started mid last year, I had a seizure while I was sleeping. I actually didn't...

Created By: Marie2 | 2007-12-05 22:12 | 0 Comments

The following summary was sent out by e-mail today, December 5, 2007, by RFID Journal. There is a link to the full article in RFID Journal at the bottom of the summary. The idea is to use radio...

Created By: ycmom | 2007-12-01 00:50 | 6 Comments

My daughter is 15 yrs old and has recently seen a pediatric neurologist specialist. The have done a sleep deprived EEG and it came back normal. I know that this is common and most say that...

Created By: krissy16 | 2007-11-29 15:43 | 0 Comments

I am going to talk about this ambulatory eeg thing with my doctor. How does this thing distinguish from regular movements and real seizure activity. When I touch objects or even people sometimes...

Created By: suemrose | 2007-11-22 13:09 | 4 Comments

Hello, my name is Susana. My son, Joey, 14 years old, was diagnosed with having Absence Seizures due to Generalized Epilepsy after a near-drowning accident in August 2007.

A brain scan MRI...

Created By: Rose91 | 2007-11-20 00:20 | 1 Comment

Hello,

I hope it’s all right I post this. My name is Jennifer, and I am a sixteen year-old female. I was born 2½ premature, and had a severe medical issue that required surgery. I don’t...

Created By: lilithgdss | 2007-11-19 18:58 | 1 Comment

Hi,
I'm a 27 year old female...I was originally diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy when I was 19 years old, after having my first Tonic-Clonic seizure at age 18, reviewing some...

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