Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

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...

Created By: flickerglow | 2007-11-16 20:19 | 0 Comments

Hi,
(background)I had a closed mild traumatic brain injury 3 years ago. Injury to both sides of my head, as well as the back of my head, but, nothing showed up on the imaging studies---CT...

Created By: TigressN3cubs | 2007-11-14 15:04 | 0 Comments

My 4 yo had an eeg yesterday.  Within minutes of him fallling asleep, the tech starting calling a neurologist to come and personally LOOK at his eeg.  This isn't standard procedure.  We saw the...

Created By: TigressN3cubs | 2007-11-14 15:04 | 6 Comments

My 4 yo had an eeg yesterday.  Within minutes of him fallling asleep, the tech starting calling a neurologist to come and personally LOOK at his eeg.  This isn't standard procedure.  We saw the...

Created By: ROCKNROLL | 2007-11-02 01:34 | 4 Comments

I AM VERY CONFUSED. UP UNTIL THE TIME I READ A COUPLE OF BLOGS THAT STATED THEIR MEDICATIONS WERE DISCONTINUED WHILE HAVING A VEEG, I NEVER KNEW THE MEDS WERE DISCONTINUED. WHILE I HAVE HAD VEEGS...

Created By: elly | 2007-11-01 13:10 | 39 Comments

Hi, I have never posted on here before but I am a bit freaked out and everyone seems to know so much I was hoping someone could help me!

I was diagnosed with Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy...

Created By: pgd | 2007-11-01 12:32 | 1 Comment

What are your insights into the big differences between the hippocampus and the temporal lobe?

Created By: kgoodfl | 2007-10-31 09:24 | 9 Comments

My son started having "blackouts' about a month and a half ago. I sort of ignored it at first because I thought it was something typical like getting up too fast. I told him to tell me each time...

Created By: purpleangel | 2007-10-29 11:27 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone.....
I had 3 petit mal seizures within a 3month period when i was 6 years old (I am now 38) and was on medication for a couple of years. I dont remember much about this period in...

Created By: ladystardust | 2007-10-28 21:27 | 1 Comment

I have nocturnal seizures, meaning I only have them when I am asleep. Up until age 15 I was having 2-3 almost every night and then my doctor put me on Trileptal, and I have been seizure free for 4...

Created By: Stitchintime | 2007-10-23 13:50 | 0 Comments

Hi all, waiting for a call back from the busy neurology office, and thought I'd check in with you folks.

My son (age 13) had 3 tonic clonic seizures several months ago and was treated at...

Created By: ycmom | 2007-10-21 15:53 | 2 Comments

My daughter had another episode last night? The first time I myself have witnessd it, it usually happens on the bus or at school.

We were in a restaurant and this is what happened:...

Created By: pan06 | 2007-10-18 22:21 | 0 Comments

I am having intracranial depth electrodes placed on my temporal lobes on October 24. I went to my neurosurgeon today to talk about what will happening. She told me that they will go in through the...

Created By: elizleigh | 2007-10-18 13:12 | 0 Comments

Thought I should post this here as well... Does anyone know what the EEG techs do or are typing while they are administering our EEG tests? The most recent test I had she typed and clicked almost...

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