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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Madiiigee | 2016-04-29 14:15 | 0 Comments

I am a 20 year old female, very active and healthy. This morning, I woke up with a slight headache or heavy hungover like feeling in my head. I went to the living room to watch TV, but as I got up...

Created By: Shiftless | 2016-04-26 18:38 | 0 Comments

Can hypothyroidism cause seizures.my wife has a mengeoma and has.had it for many years.she was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism & probably has had low thyroid for a while. Thanks....

Created By: beankip | 2016-04-25 00:19 | 0 Comments

I'm 22 years old, been in decent shape for most of my teenage/adult life. For the past 4/5 years I've been having episodes where my body starts to get really weak, my vision starts to...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-04-22 15:48 | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with partial seizures in October 2015 because of my symptoms and an abnormal eeg. Was put on Keppra, that worked for a while than I couldn't handle the dose increase, so I...

Created By: Kalee | 2016-04-22 15:11 | 0 Comments

I have signed up for Social Security and have recently been told that they made me an appointment to see a doctor from Forensic Psychology Practice. From what I gathered from internet and friends...

Created By: Whisper447 | 2016-04-19 06:25 | 0 Comments

Hi, I am 27 years old and suffer from ME/CFS and Postural Orthastatic tachycardia syndrome and in the last 6 months have started having these weird 'episodes' as I have called them. They...

Created By: ksmom24 | 2016-04-16 20:10 | 3 Comments

11yo son has had noticeable, sporadic jerks/twitches throughout his body over the past year, but 2 days ago they got much more frequent and strong. Every 5-10 seconds he is having a muscle jerk,...

Created By: Kcarr12 | 2016-04-07 23:19 | 0 Comments

I got a concussion in November 2015, and have finally started feeling a bit more normal these past two months. However, I sometimes still get an odd sensation like fullness yet lightheadedness...

Created By: Zandi-Lancaster | 2016-04-06 03:33 | 4 Comments

Okay I'll start off with the beginning:

A couple weeks ago I had my first seizure I don't know what kind because I am not entirely sure how conscious I was for it... If that makes...

Created By: MedStudentInNeuro | 2016-04-02 13:25 | 0 Comments

Hey there! I'm currently a medical student about to finish up my Neuroscience course in school. And as we've covered everything from Orthostatic Hypertension to the different types of...

Created By: lovelaceyable | 2016-03-21 05:21 | 0 Comments

Hello, I believe I have abdominal epilepsy. I have a terrible pain right before I know its going to happen. I never went to the hospital when I had a seizure because my parents simply couldn'...

Created By: eternity75 | 2016-03-12 21:02 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have been wracking my brain, researching like crazy trying to find out what's happening with me. Almost a year ago now, out of the blue I started having episodes where...

Created By: emimo1 | 2016-03-04 16:12 | 1 Comment

A little background diagnosed as a child with temporal lobe epilepsy. Was able to go off medication as a teenager. Seizures came back at 22 but were never able to be confirmed as epilepsy. Went...

Created By: Shilo8 | 2016-02-25 16:50 | 2 Comments

Have any of you had the electrode grid placement on the brains surface and also deep electrodes placed in the brain for a EEG study. This is what they are suggesting for my daughter. Wanted to...

Created By: scaredperson123 | 2016-02-20 09:35 | 1 Comment

 

Hi,

So i am 17 years old and i had a concussion two months ago, i have been cleared and i have felt fine in these two months but in the last two weeks i have been feeling the ...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-02-18 12:03 | 1 Comment

A little history. In December of 2014 I started feeling "weird" for lack of better word. I would feel like my head was floating away, I was dizzy and strange pains in my head. Rewind, In 2005 I...

Created By: cmc1967 | 2016-02-04 13:26 | 0 Comments

~~My husband was a normal guy of 48 with no issues but medicated high blood pressure and one day a year and a half ago he had an incident.  Stroke? No one knows.  One week later after headache...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-29 10:21 | 0 Comments

My Neuro just called with the results of the eeg I had Wednesday. They said I was still having left sided sharp waves so since I didn't tolerate the keppra increase a couple months ago I currently...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-27 13:08 | 0 Comments

I had to go to Neuro office for eeg this morning because I asked if we could increase my keppra dosage a little because I was still having weird episodes a couple times a day and I wasn't sure if...

Created By: Schadenfreudian | 2016-01-26 07:32 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

So, you might want to settle in for the background information. If not, there's a tl;dr question at the very end. I'm not new to either epilepsy (my almost 8...

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