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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: lisamanaster8@gmail.com | 2015-03-12 21:04 | 69 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 | 72 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 | 109 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 | 87 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 | 82 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 | 73 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 | 131 Views | 2 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 | 112 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 | 145 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 | 129 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...

Created By: jacobsmom12 | 2015-01-20 16:12 | 286 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone heard of this embrace empatica smart watch to monitor seizures. I was going to ask doc at my sons next appt if she had heard about this.

 

 

Created By: DinaHB | 2015-01-13 16:28 | 167 Views | 2 Comments

I am the worried parent of a 17 year old.  I would like input from current college students or parents.I can learn a lot from both groups.  My son, is 17, and was diagnosed with epilepsy at 15.  ...

Created By: heidijackson96 | 2015-01-02 12:03 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, newbie here…

 

I was diagnosed with generalised epilepsy on March 17th last year and am on successful medication. Things such as lack of sleep, alcohol and stress are triggers...

Created By: catalinadelray | 2014-12-31 16:25 | 142 Views | 2 Comments

my little brother went to the hospital a year ago for an intense onset of seizures. he was in the hospital for 5 months, lost and regained his abilities to walk and talk & was released right...

Created By: dauberman | 2014-12-30 13:20 | 166 Views | 0 Comments

When our daughter was 6 months old, she had a febrile seizure which lasted nearly 15 minutes. One side of her body shook. She was running a high fever and after a trip to the emergency room and a...

Created By: TannersMom21 | 2014-12-29 12:59 | 197 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 6, he has Complex Partial Seizures. He has very few, maybe 3 per month that we know of. We explain it like "the light is on and no one is home". We have tried Keppra and Trileptal. The...

Created By: Jess98 | 2014-12-17 07:09 | 229 Views | 1 Comment

I am 16 years old and i just finished year 11 at school. I was diagnosed with Complex Partial Blank out seizures. My teachers this year have been emailing my parents complaining of how i have been...

Created By: justin.ponze2@gmail.com | 2014-12-03 12:54 | 356 Views | 2 Comments

I have been diagnosed with Epilepsy for 3 years and have recently been prescribed 500 mg Keppra (Levetiracetam) instead of 100 mg Tegritol (Carbomazapine) around the same time a began using...

Created By: kandacesmith12 | 2014-11-27 03:10 | 192 Views | 3 Comments

Hi I'm Kandace anyways I'm currently on Oxytellar but I used to take Trileptol (I'm not sure if I spelled it right) but I officially was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was in 3rd or 5th grade I...

Created By: soccer4994@tamu.edu | 2014-11-14 01:07 | 283 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all, I am new to this forum and it is comforting to know there are people just like me. A little background information: I was diagnosed with Child Absence Seizures (petit mal) in 2006 as a 6th...

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