Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-04 07:35 | 1019 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 | 523 Views | 4 Comments

What does sleep deprivation involve......do they keep you up all night....how do they do that......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 | 446 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 | 435 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...

Created By: Erin | 2006-09-22 16:12 | 1059 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I'm new to this site. I suffered a grand mal seizure at work about a year and 1/2 ago and in the process of falling from my desk chair I hit my head resulting in a sub-arachnoid hemorrhage...

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Created By: sometimes I hate doctors | 2006-09-21 21:50 | 539 Views | 4 Comments

This evening I had a MRI. I was pretty nervous, because I am afraid that they won't find anything. So while I was in there she said on the intercom, "ok, we have two more, than your done.." I was...

Created By: katgilliam | 2006-09-21 21:16 | 881 Views | 13 Comments

This is all we have. Our 6 year old daughter was ill, fell over backwards, eyes open, for about a minute. We rushed her to the ER, they did blood work (normal), CT scan, normal. Pedi said to be...

Created By: forestams | 2006-09-20 18:35 | 286 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone know the total 'points' you can score in a WADA test? My left got a 9 and my right(the bad side) got a 5.5 - guess I just lost my excuse to keep telling my family I don't want to have...

Created By: susieq | 2006-09-20 17:06 | 736 Views | 6 Comments

I am a candiate for a right temporal lobectomy. Tuesday, Oct 10th I am going in for a Intracerebral Depth Electrode Monitoring test. It's similar to Video/EEG monitoring with the exception of...

Created By: jj84gal | 2006-09-19 16:36 | 429 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone,

I had a test a while ago to see if we could catch me having a sez. espailly a tonic clonic, and we did. Well the thing is the doctor told me it was a generalized sez. but...

Created By: helenpe1 | 2006-09-19 12:54 | 3486 Views | 7 Comments

I have recently become aware of the fda warnings regarding mri-caused injuries in patients with implanted neurological stimulators, such as the vagus nerve stimulator. I have had a vagus nerve...

Created By: troyszki | 2006-09-14 12:27 | 440 Views | 4 Comments

For the last 6 months I've been having dizzy spells and felt extremely anxious - having atleast 3 panic attacks that I can think of. So, I've been seeing a therapist for the stress.

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Created By: Michtom | 2006-09-03 19:18 | 560 Views | 4 Comments

Just for information the following link ( www.abc.net.au/rn/healthreport) will take you to an interview on epilepsy research, eeg readings and...

Created By: sometimes I hate doctors | 2006-08-30 23:01 | 331 Views | 1 Comment

I was "diagnosed" a year ago with anti-epileptic seizures. By a doctor that hardly did any tests like a MRI or Veeg etc. He was not a specialist in epilepsy. So I continue to have tonic-clonic...

Created By: pookin | 2006-08-28 22:04 | 964 Views | 14 Comments

I have been having seizures for about 10 years now. I am 32. Everyone else seems to know the type of seizures they have and why they have them, etc.
I've been to several different...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-08-25 16:32 | 496 Views | 6 Comments

Can anyone explain what the difference on this type of MRI is and why after 3 years of having about 10 MRI's that I wouldn't have had one already?My EPI is booked until January. If anyone could...

Created By: Karatanoron | 2006-08-23 19:24 | 1667 Views | 1 Comment

Hi!
I have a daughter who has Epilepsy and the doctors always ask me if it runs in the family. I always say no but I remembered once when I was a kid something strange happened to me....

Created By: EllieW | 2006-08-20 18:22 | 462 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, I am very new here. I had gone to another forum and they seemed to only favor 'One question/comment' posts, and somewhat made their posters feel uncomfortable about posting in fear of a "If...

Created By: Michtom | 2006-08-17 23:44 | 642 Views | 3 Comments

At the moment I'm probably feeling like so many other people on this website do or have felt - desperate to try and define what is going on with my daughter. She seems to have some of the classic...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-08-01 15:18 | 290 Views | 1 Comment

As you know, I've been diagnosed with partial seizures, mostly simple partial but some complex partial.

I had one 20 minute EEG, which came out normal. I had an MRI, which came out normal...

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