Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: dmh | 2006-10-27 16:50 | 507 Views | 7 Comments

I have a question for anyone familiar with this issue. My memory has been deteriorating more this year with all of the seizures I have been having and I was wondering if anyone knew what the...

Created By: Peaches78 | 2006-10-26 15:02 | 221 Views | 2 Comments

I am a little confused. From what I've been reading on here you are supposed to be off meds when you have an ambulatory EEG or a VEEG. When I had my first routine EEG done and a sleep deprived EEG...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-22 22:27 | 554 Views | 11 Comments


For those out there who have simple partials, are you able to explain how you feel to me? I am trying to understand if I am having anxiety about complex partials, or if I am having...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-19 19:19 | 250 Views | 2 Comments

Mhillqt had posted recently about an MRI w/ "Epilepsy protocol". In my MRI, the protocol used was called a "flair sequence" to screen for Multiple Sclerosis lesions. I also had an earlier MRI w...

Created By: Essie | 2006-10-19 05:33 | 9244 Views | 12 Comments

We took my son (5), to a neuro therapyst who uses the SCIO machine. It uses bio energy to diagnose thousands of problems in the body. It can heal as well. The machine diagnosed my son with...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-17 23:05 | 234 Views | 4 Comments

was quoted at least 2 weeks by the EEG technician, but I was wondering if the turn around time is any faster?

Created By: Peaches78 | 2006-10-13 01:01 | 2696 Views | 24 Comments

Ok I know this is long, but I really need some help figuring this out. I started having weird symptoms in May of last year. I thought they were panic attacks so I didn't pay them much attention,...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-12 23:41 | 178 Views | 3 Comments

Hi Guys,

What is a Telemetric Study? Apparently I have to have a 6 hour one. Is it just like a EEG? Does it measure the same stuff as the EEG? I can't seem to find any info on Google about...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-12 23:32 | 132 Views | 1 Comment

So I am now officially cone-head girl with all the gauze the ambulatory EEG tech wrapped my head up with. (I swear he made it extra coney high...LOL) anyways, so I am at a stop light and because...

Created By: Steph618 | 2006-10-12 16:25 | 193 Views | 1 Comment

Hey it's Steph back online.I need some advice because I have to be sleep deprived FOR 2 DAYS STRAIGHT!!!!!!!!!!SEND SOME FEEDBACK PLEASE THANX :)

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-10-09 10:34 | 173 Views | 2 Comments

I was in for one week, and didn't have a single seizure, even w/ stressful family crap going on that caused me to leave a week earlier.
Course, the second I get outside in the sunshine and...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-08 17:10 | 338 Views | 2 Comments

Why did the EEG tech say I couldn't have any caffeine to help me stay up all night while I am being sleep deprived? not even my usual morning cup:: (which would be 3 hours before the test) I asked...

Created By: eleven | 2006-10-08 00:10 | 444 Views | 2 Comments

I am not sure if it was an awful panic attack or...something more. I don't remember much, but here is what "went down."

1600: Get out of school and drive to work. Feeling tired and a little...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-05 20:47 | 182 Views | 2 Comments

Why do some people go through a VEEG? to establish a diagnosis of Epilepsy? to find out if their medication is effective in controlling their Epilepsy? or C) other?

Created By: mhillqt | 2006-10-05 12:56 | 313 Views | 4 Comments

WHen you have the 3 or 4 day VEEG you know you are having a seizure when the machine records OR are you surprised when they tell you that you had seizures during the test?

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-05 08:06 | 513 Views | 15 Comments

Me again ..

I was just wondering if anyone has seen a increase of activity or severity when they stopped smoking (ciggis) or similar.

Ta! :o)

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-04 07:35 | 572 Views | 11 Comments

Hello All,

Long story short - I have been diagnosed with Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia and Dissociative disorder for around 7 years. At the beginning of the year I had a seizure and some...

Created By: mhillqt | 2006-09-30 18:25 | 269 Views | 4 Comments

What does sleep deprivation they keep you up all do they do some people have seizure activity on the veeg but not aware of them? Also, how do they make...

Created By: Karen R. | 2006-09-27 15:17 | 207 Views | 2 Comments

Does anyone know how sleep disorders play on seizures. My daughter has been diagnosed with partial seizures. It appears that a sleep disorder came on about a year before the diagnosis and there...

Created By: califgal930 | 2006-09-26 02:10 | 233 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I need a little bit of education. I went to see a seizure specialist today and he had me hyperventilate which caused me to have an episode. Can someone tell me why he did this and what it...