Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: StaceyM | 2007-08-22 18:48 | 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 | 0 Comments

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

Created By: banffgirl | 2007-08-20 22:17 | 2 Comments

well i now know that neuros and epi spec dont know everything, after my big scare around 2am or what ever it was i dont know really. i had a partial complex when i went to get a migraine pill and...

Created By: sirk | 2007-08-20 00:03 | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Kristian , im trying to find out some more info on what could be causing my seizures .
Im 21 years old & have had 4 seizures over the last two months. Besides that i have...

Created By: Rudy | 2007-08-19 23:38 | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone.

I've had several negative EEGs and so it's not clear I have epilepsy. I was just wondering if anyone has episodes like mine, because I've never seen any description that...

Created By: KAM411 | 2007-08-19 18:45 | 2 Comments

This is going to be long but I needed to vent a little and get some opinions on some things. I was recently diagnosed with epilepsy in April of this year. I had a seizure in my sleep for the...

Created By: cammey | 2007-08-16 16:17 | 2 Comments

Hello and thank you if you are reading this.

My 8 month old son last week started having what doctors the past day calling seizures. They look like he is just angry and shaking a bit and...

Created By: flashmunda | 2007-08-10 13:39 | 5 Comments

Hello,
Yesterday I had an appointment with my neurologist as well as an EEG. He came in and told me that my EEG showed no activity - a first in a long time for me. I informed him that the...

Created By: pan06 | 2007-08-09 08:33 | 1 Comment

I had my WADA test last Friday. Well, they do an angiogram right before they inject the med to put your brain to sleep. Two days after I got home, I noticed a huge rash on my chest (and boy did it...

Created By: jenoz | 2007-08-09 07:13 | 12 Comments

Hi every one, well i said I wouldnt get back to you all untill in knew what was going on, Had my eeg and saw the neurolowitch today, and she said they found nothing, I knew this was the case as I...

Created By: DMAC85US | 2007-08-08 21:30 | 0 Comments

Does anybody else here go through phases where you feel like you have all of this extra energy, border on the edge of iritability/ and then it catches up to you and you crash? My meds arent that...

Created By: pan06 | 2007-08-04 14:18 | 5 Comments

Hey,
I am having intracranial depth electrodes placed right on my temporal lobes. My docs know that my seizures are coming from my temporal lobes, but they are not exactly sure which one my...

Created By: jread | 2007-08-01 13:19 | 2 Comments

I have had mild seizures off and on for the past 3-years (I'm 28-years-old) and have been trying to learn as much as I can. I usually go awhile without any symptoms, then I will have a few out of...

Created By: support_caregivers2 | 2007-07-30 14:56 | 5 Comments

Hubby had a 96hr video EEG done about 2 years ago...he had an episode (partial siezure) where he couldnt tlak, he got confused and was fidgeting then poof came out of it after about two minutes....

Created By: stephsobota | 2007-07-28 10:37 | 7 Comments

I need of bit of help figuring out what the heck is happening to me. I can’t find any decisive information on the Internet. I can’t get in to see a doctor. I would be grateful for any feedback...

Created By: DMAC85US | 2007-07-28 10:34 | 9 Comments

I have been having some problems that my nuero cant seem to diag. He started out with the Migraine thing, due to my constant dull heahache, having a pressure type feeling in my head, not normal...

Created By: No_Warning | 2007-07-27 23:50 | 7 Comments

There are no warning signs when I have my seizures. I had my first Seizure ten years ago. I just had one. And then another in November 2006 at the office, was taken to ER and had another at the...

Created By: Bee91 | 2007-07-26 09:31 | 3 Comments

My first seizure was a little less than a year ago. Since then, Ive had hundreds. I had to stop going to school, doing activities and could barely go out of the house.

The first...

Created By: twinmami01 | 2007-07-23 10:18 | 1 Comment

Hello,
I have 6 year old twins w/generalized epilepsy. Thankfully, one of them has been controlled for the most part (he did just have a drop seizure about an hour ago) but I can count on...

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