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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: burtmacklin | 2015-05-26 16:22 | 38 Views | 0 Comments

I've had epilepsy since I was about 11 or 12 at first I only had a seizure every once in a while, the longest I went without having one was six or seven months. And I got close to that more than...

Created By: Bethyy44 | 2015-05-26 04:31 | 81 Views | 2 Comments

I'm 16 years old and I have just started having seizures. As far as we know they are non-epileptic but we have no idea why they are happening. I am having them 4-5 times a week and most of the...

Created By: AsgardianNerd | 2015-05-26 00:35 | 39 Views | 0 Comments

 

Hi there. I'm a sixteen year old and was diagnosed with epilepsy almost four years ago after a freak incident in a swimming pool. Since then I've suffered only three seizures, but...

Created By: kayleelynch | 2015-04-22 09:18 | 129 Views | 1 Comment

I am taking 750 mgs of Keppra (I think thats what its called) and 75 mgs of zoloft, both at night. Iv been taking the Keppra for four days and zoloft for about a year and a half. I am absolutely...

Created By: devin918@live.com | 2015-04-19 20:47 | 140 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 6 and had his first partial sezuire when he was 4. He was diagnosed with BRE at that time. He went sezuire free for 18 months than in February he had two grand mal sezuire a in one day,...

Created By: RachelSproule | 2015-04-11 19:53 | 115 Views | 0 Comments

i have simple partial seizures (seasonal allergy trigger) well-controlled with topomax I get an aura and when it comes it's really startling. I plan to live on my own. But if I was to have a...

Created By: newards89@gmail.com | 2015-04-05 19:31 | 217 Views | 5 Comments

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Hey,

I've never done this before... but hopefully someone replies and feels the same way I do. I'm 24 and was diagnosed when I was 14. I used to kind of take my epilepsy like a...

Created By: pneill | 2015-04-02 10:46 | 159 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone ever experienced seizures exactly at a certain time, morning and night, after taking Trileptal? My son has one exactly 3 hours after his morning and nighttime dose. I know there has to...

Created By: Jjdyer | 2015-03-29 13:23 | 231 Views | 1 Comment

My son is two and had his first seizure in January.  It was a grand mal.  He had an EGG and everything was normal.  He started Keppra.  Two weeks ago he had two grand mals seizures in one day.  ...

Created By: htjones93 | 2015-03-27 18:34 | 180 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was only a year old. I am now 21 years old, and still haven't gotten used to it. This forum is for anyone who needs help, or feels lost.

If you have...

Created By: lisamanaster8@gmail.com | 2015-03-12 21:04 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

My 17 year old daughter has a partial complex seizure disorder and has been on Keppra for 11 years (other meds before that.) In December we raised her levels by 50% b/c she was having...

Created By: LovelyWinter | 2015-03-11 15:02 | 218 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I'm 13 Years Old. A few weeks ago, I started having seizures. They last about 15-25 minutes. Before and After my chest hurts. I don't know what's wrong. Tomorrow I see a neurologist. Can...

Created By: Shannonpecchia | 2015-03-10 12:28 | 241 Views | 1 Comment

My son was diagnosed with benign rolandic epilepsy in July. We didn't medicate him right away. He had another small one in October and another big one in December, after which we medicated. He...

Created By: Jess98 | 2015-03-09 12:10 | 242 Views | 0 Comments

I am nearly 17, and i have been on 2 different medications for the epileptic fits/sezires. (Keppra and Valpro) I was diagnosed at Christmas, 2014 and it is suspected that i have had epilepsy since...

Created By: norawahdani | 2015-02-28 17:52 | 217 Views | 1 Comment

I am 21 years old and I live with my boyfriend, also 21, who suffers from epilepsy. He was diagnosed in 9th grade and has kept his seizures quite managed for the years since then. We have been...

Created By: iani | 2015-02-28 17:27 | 219 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,

This is my first time in here im very desperate to get some information’s from parent who may similar situation.

 

My child had his first febrile convulsion at age 1...

Created By: Kissy426 | 2015-02-23 11:03 | 290 Views | 3 Comments

last Monday my son (8 years old) had his first seizure. We were out to eat when it happened and we took him to the ER. They told us it was a seizure and referred us to a neurologist. We went to...

Created By: Swest | 2015-02-13 14:48 | 250 Views | 1 Comment

Do seizures from Photosensitive Epilepsy only happen at the time you are exposed to the light or can they happen later like when you are sleeping?

Created By: alakazam_ | 2015-01-26 12:31 | 315 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm just wondering exactly when I should do cannabis if I suffer from nocturnal seizures. These seizures are very random as well. I can go 3 months without one or I could have one each week. I...

Created By: Jmcarls5 | 2015-01-23 18:58 | 286 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, My name is Jeffrey Carlson and I am a graduate student in psychology at Arizona State University. I am conducting research on how caring for a child with epilepsy effects parents and...

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