Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: kitty300 | 2015-02-19 11:23 | 523 Views | 1 Comment

About four years ago I had a seizure while riding a horse. I went to my doctor and after all tests, including an eeg, came back normal he said it was a one time thing. Just last night I had...

Created By: smrbj | 2015-02-13 06:44 | 483 Views | 1 Comment

hello - my daughter (16) was diagnosed with P.O.T.S. (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) 2 years ago after multiple episodes of syncope. She has experienced syncope on and off since a...

Created By: Radicalskier | 2015-02-11 20:03 | 543 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

I'm posting for a dear friend of mine....does anyone know how many seisure types are directly related to an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism)?

 

Created By: scotts dad | 2015-02-03 19:52 | 620 Views | 2 Comments

Why isn't there a self test to get a dilantin level? 

Diabetics can test themselves and adjust their mediication accordingly. 

Why can't...

Created By: ksmadhav | 2015-01-22 08:28 | 677 Views | 1 Comment

Hello!

I am new here and looking for some help from members. This will be a bit long, but I hope you people can help me out! Many thanks in advance!

I am a 23 year old guy from...

Created By: cjp0008@auburn.edu | 2015-01-21 18:32 | 504 Views | 1 Comment

Hi guys, I'm a 22yo white (people of Euro ancestry tend to have thick skulls!) male with a constellation of symptoms that a neurologist suspects are the result of partial seizures.  Otherwise in...

Created By: jayrose | 2015-01-16 18:54 | 559 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

I've been having these episodes for a couple of years now. Neurologist couldn't find anything. Happens during times of great stress. Usual series of events goes as follows:

1. I...

Created By: dickey890 | 2015-01-07 21:21 | 3205 Views | 0 Comments

Did anyone see the Doctors TV Show where a child had ~ 300 a day and she took Castor Bean oil. They almost immediately stopped - 1 hour. Here is the link. It is almost at the bottom of the page....

Created By: JKZ | 2015-01-07 01:41 | 790 Views | 0 Comments

My husband began having what looked like grand mal seizures about three months ago, a month or so after a stroke (he was 27), and roughly six weeks ago he began developing left-sided decorticate...

Created By: kmf | 2014-12-29 19:40 | 787 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with epilepsy somewhere back around 2009, but as family, friends, and myself look back there seemed to have been many signs at a young age.  I was able to control my seizures with...

Created By: dharamis | 2014-12-26 15:33 | 579 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I'd like to share my background and see if the more seasoned veterans can shed some light.

Had my first seizure in 2007 during a period of extreme stress in my life.  They didn't...

Created By: wrongsideof40 | 2014-12-13 12:18 | 796 Views | 1 Comment

Hi eveyone and thanks for taking the time to read...

I'm a 54 year-old male, living in the UK.

Since my early teens I've suffered from what I call my 'funny feeling...

Created By: MWeber | 2014-12-11 06:34 | 670 Views | 1 Comment

I developed a progressive neurological condition in early adolescence. On the long road to diagnosis I had several EEG tests. I have since read reports of EEG results spanning 4-5 years:

1...

Created By: Megh08 | 2014-12-09 20:12 | 624 Views | 2 Comments

 

 

 

Hi everyone! My name is Meghan and I'm 24 years old. Six months ago, I had a (what doctors think) tonic-clonic seizure. It happened when I woke up one morning and my mom...

Created By: Lski0000 | 2014-12-04 00:50 | 593 Views | 0 Comments

I am hoping to find someone here that also has this. I read about all different kinds of seizure activity but not the visual hallucinations associated with this type of epilepsy . 

Created By: T the misfit | 2014-12-03 17:24 | 543 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm Taylor and I'm 16 years old, no previous history of seizures. I think I may (and this is a large maybe) have had a simple partial seizure. It happened a year ago and I haven't had any...

Created By: SimplyGrace | 2014-12-03 11:30 | 549 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Grace.I was officially diagnosed with benign occipital epilepsy when I was three,I had a bad seizure at a bird park.My mom didn't want to medicate me until I was 6,it got a lot worse...

Created By: SimplyGrace | 2014-12-03 11:20 | 516 Views | 0 Comments

Hi my name is Grace.I was officially diagnosed with benign occipital epilepsy when I was three,I had a bad seizure at a bird park.My mom didn't want to medicate me until I was 6,it got a lot worse...

Created By: suckmypenis67@gmail.com | 2014-12-01 17:36 | 558 Views | 0 Comments

BEFORE I BEGIN I'M SORRY THIS IS SO LONG BUT I WANTED TO PROVIDE AS MUCH DETAIL AS POSSIBLE.

Well for starters I'm 15 years old and I have never had a seizure before in my life. In the...

Created By: ajsmith89 | 2014-11-30 23:00 | 563 Views | 2 Comments

My two year little girl was "diagnosed" with epilepsy this summer. She's had several EEGs since her first grand mal seizures at 17 months. She has had noticeable petite mal seizures since she was...

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