Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: pan06 | 2007-07-16 22:49 | 234 Views | 4 Comments

I am new to this site.
Help me! I have a WADA test coming up at UAB on August 3. What do I need to expect? Is it scary or what? I also have intracranial depth electrodes coming up? Is it...

Created By: ives6797 | 2007-07-16 22:16 | 305 Views | 1 Comment

I don't know if this is where I belong or not... I am trying to sort this all out.

I brought my 4yo son Anthony to a pedi neurologist last week hoping to find out exactly what is going on...

Created By: Pebbles33 | 2007-07-12 20:07 | 183 Views | 0 Comments

Well I did my 48hr EEG. I go in today to get it taken off. The girl that changed my memory card and battery yesterday takes me back today sits me in the chair then says she will be right back....

Created By: sonotstressedx3 | 2007-07-12 17:51 | 242 Views | 3 Comments

A few months ago, i went to the ER because my upper body starting jerking and i had no clue why. As it got more sever in the emergency room, i started making noises along with it. I had no idea...

Created By: SunflowerPower | 2007-07-11 20:40 | 1291 Views | 6 Comments

I'm going to an EEG monitoring unit next month, and I don't know what to expect. What happens? Who is there? Does a doctor visit you once a day or two or something? Do they do a neurological exam...

Created By: pgd | 2007-07-09 13:33 | 263 Views | 0 Comments

What's the difference between inattention in the epilepsies and inattention in the ADHDs (ADD - Hyperactivity)?

Created By: coolstone | 2007-07-01 12:30 | 419 Views | 4 Comments

I have episodes where i experience dejavou,for exaple the other day i was walking down the road and it happend it builds up slowley my hart starts to pace i feel a bit faint feel like if you was...

Created By: Pebbles33 | 2007-06-29 19:15 | 220 Views | 0 Comments

First of all sorry I have been away for so long. Things have been just crazy here between my girls' cardio appts and my neuro appts. So far the CT and MRI were normal. EEG at hospital that took...

Created By: heidi | 2007-06-28 13:07 | 408 Views | 6 Comments

I know others have gone through this. If anyone has advice, please pass it on:

I have had symptoms now for nearly two years that are either textbook TLE, or doing a great job of mimicking...

Created By: cocoloco | 2007-06-28 10:13 | 195 Views | 0 Comments

I visited my doctor for anxiety many months ago, and he prescribed sertraline an antidepressant. I had a massive seizure out of the blue (im 22), and my boyfriend phoned an ambulance for me, and I...

Created By: jacik | 2007-06-18 08:33 | 246 Views | 3 Comments

Hello,

Recently I have been having reccuring dreams of passing out. Sometimes I dream that I am drunk (when I am actually sober), and I remember feeling very dizzy while asleep. I have...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-06-16 09:09 | 331 Views | 2 Comments

my neuro is too busy! nurses call me up but tell me they can't reveal any inforo to me! big dark secret? So I got my own MRI
it says I have thinning of the wall of the mammmillary body and...

Created By: jj84gal | 2007-06-07 15:17 | 217 Views | 2 Comments

I don't think I can take one more day of this. I was diagnosed with tonic-clonic and absance sez. four years ago and we have yet to find a combanation of drugs that stops them completly. My...

Created By: josephH | 2007-06-04 01:59 | 224 Views | 0 Comments

Ever get tired of those doctor's telling you your seizure was because your Dilantin level was to low no matter how much you take ? Give me a new one !
After 14 year's of living with...

Created By: MirandaGreene | 2007-06-02 21:09 | 348 Views | 1 Comment

Does anyone know what thiis set of symptoms can be? I've been seeing a neurologist and having tests, but he can't figure it out so far. I'm confused, since there are so many neurological disorders...

Created By: Sashka | 2007-06-02 19:40 | 2225 Views | 6 Comments

Hello dear everybody. I am new to this forum and don't have epilepsy myself. However my brother seems to have symptoms that are consistent with simple partial seizures. Problem is that he feels...

Created By: SunflowerPower | 2007-06-01 10:05 | 4502 Views | 22 Comments

Hello!

About 9 months ago, I started experiencing short bouts of paralysis of my arms and legs and weakness that was worse in the morning and would vary in severity throughout the day....

Created By: MzTj | 2007-05-30 15:33 | 330 Views | 5 Comments

Hello everyone, I can first say that I don't think I have epilepsy, but I know many of you will understand and may be able to help me. I have already had around 5 seizures in my sleep and 3 have...

Created By: lb34 | 2007-05-30 00:24 | 9759 Views | 38 Comments

Wondering if Aspartame also known as nutrasweet, (common sweetener in sugar free sodas and sugar free gum) is a trigger for anyone?

Created By: 143hayden | 2007-05-29 00:17 | 235 Views | 2 Comments

We think my son who is almost four had a seizure at his 3rd birthday party. He was acting alittle reserved but i just thought he was alittle tired. I was handing goodie bags to all the kids when...

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