Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: jderry | 2007-09-21 11:50 | 538 Views | 3 Comments

I went to a new doc the other day.He claims dental fillings can cause sez. Along with having your wisdom teeth out can be the route of problems. Is he nuts?

Created By: renee6 | 2007-09-21 09:37 | 257 Views | 3 Comments

It seems that every time I use the word "aura" with a doctor, they look at me like I am nuts. Well, yes,I am nuts--I have epilepsy.
I am not certain if I am using the wrong word to describe...

Created By: Jennifer Rose | 2007-09-19 22:13 | 1304 Views | 8 Comments

Hello, I'm sorry if this is in the wrong place or there are already topics about this. I just came across this website tonight on Google, and thought it would be the best place to ask my questions...

Created By: gcvmom | 2007-09-14 11:33 | 583 Views | 7 Comments

For several years my DH has been plagued by what we've termed as "dizzy spells". They first started happening about a month after he got a big promotion at work. At the time they started, he had...

Created By: quirky | 2007-09-13 08:56 | 217 Views | 2 Comments

Yesterday I had my Neuro Psychology assessment done in the hospital. It took nearly 3 hours to do. There were a veriety of tests, testing my memory and language.
The medications I am on are...

Created By: A Day | 2007-09-10 18:08 | 557 Views | 8 Comments

I have been experiencing the full range of symptoms listed on the SPS page on and off for several years. I also have chronic migraines (for which I tried many meds and was seen by a neurologist...

Created By: Kirk | 2007-09-10 15:31 | 509 Views | 7 Comments

OK. I have been having episodes of passing out on and off for 12 years. They have become more frequent. There have been 2 times now where I have not actually passed out, but I start sweating, feel...

Created By: Denise888 | 2007-09-10 13:43 | 241 Views | 6 Comments

Hi,

I am going to write a bit because I need your assistance. I have been with an epileptologist for several years, in the hope that I could finally end the breakthrough seizures I have...

Created By: therealeuan | 2007-09-04 19:01 | 232 Views | 2 Comments

Hi All,

I've been on this site for all of ten mins and I'm lost. I've been getting all these tests done in hospital which include mri, sleep deprived eeg, video telemetry, so far. ive read...

Created By: sirk | 2007-09-03 07:23 | 209 Views | 2 Comments

hey guys i need a tiny bit of help , IF some one has epilepsy is it likely that only one thing can lead to seizures , OR is it inevitable that a seizure will come due to other factors ?
Also...

Created By: Barb_740 | 2007-09-02 17:47 | 202 Views | 2 Comments

I went to a new nero and she gave me hope which is something I haven't had in many years.She talked to me about getting a vns implant which I got very excited over. I had went to Ohio State about...

Created By: mindyk | 2007-09-01 20:07 | 255 Views | 0 Comments

My husband is 35 yrs old and has just been diagnosed with Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy. Now they are looking for isn’t cause. He had a lumbar puncture about a month ago and his protein levels...

Created By: cocoloco | 2007-08-31 06:07 | 1015 Views | 8 Comments

I used to drink loads of alcohol in my late teens but then i stopped and started drinking much less...but still sometimes get drunk. im now 22.

then i started having seizures, but both...

Created By: cocoloco | 2007-08-31 05:52 | 179 Views | 1 Comment

I have had an EEG that shows abnormal spike and wave patterns, and received a diagnosis of idiopathic generalised epilepsy. I have had 2 seizures that developed out of the blue and am still...

Created By: elizleigh | 2007-08-27 17:32 | 182 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone have any idea what this might mean? I haven't asked my doctor yet, but I will when i go back. In the mean time... if anyone has any experience they can share, I'd appreciate it!...

Created By: tlh64 | 2007-08-26 00:23 | 1404 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all.
There is a phrase I would like the definition of. It is "driving response". It is found in my EEG report and is in the section relating to the strobe light part of the EEG. I...

Created By: deerwendy | 2007-08-25 00:14 | 245 Views | 1 Comment

Here I am at Mayo Clinic and I am still lost. Like so many others on here, I have no diagnosis. I found this board on accident and could not have been more shocked or excited about what I've read...

Created By: sirk | 2007-08-24 21:37 | 226 Views | 4 Comments

Hey people , i was just wondering the amount of time people who are not on epilepsy medication need to go for without having a seizure , before getting the all clear ? I have had more than 1...

Created By: StaceyM | 2007-08-22 18:48 | 607 Views | 2 Comments

HI, everyone. I was diagnosed at age 24 after having 2 grand mals. Both started with a feeling that my lower right face was absent. I was on Tegretol until a few weeks ago (worked for a few...

Created By: pgd | 2007-08-21 18:48 | 236 Views | 0 Comments

Anyone know the big difference between the memories stored in the frontal lobes vs memories stored in the hippocampi/temporal lobes?

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