Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: Mom1panda | 2015-10-01 16:52 | 275 Views | 0 Comments

My 24 year old son, was diagnosed with Lennox Gastaut type seizures 8 years ago. For the past three years he has had atonic seizures daily (3 to6 a day).  On 6/26/15, he had a dental procedure and...

Created By: Beth Hop | 2015-09-26 12:27 | 339 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, my son is 16 and he doesn't have seizures as long as he doesn't forget to take his Keppra. Recently he had 2 seizures without forgetting to take his meds which concerned me greatly. I had...

Created By: spershall | 2015-09-23 11:55 | 270 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

My name is Stacy Pershall, and I'm an author and writing teacher in NYC.  If you'd like to look me up, I wrote a book called Loud in the House of Myself, and I teach for the Johns...

Created By: krismar3 | 2015-09-11 09:37 | 429 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter is 10 years old. Since she was around two she's had behavior issues. She has been diagnosed with ADHD, ODD (she's now outgrown this), anxiety, and has OCD tendencies. The medications...

Created By: Denise@210admin.com | 2015-09-10 10:08 | 356 Views | 0 Comments

How do you discipline and hold a child accountable when they have frequent absence seizures? 

My 12 yr old daughter is on Keppra (which makes her very angry and mean) plus Onfi and trying...

Created By: kalbino | 2015-09-03 11:52 | 355 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone-- I'm wondering what your experience is with having "controlled" your seizures but trading off the seizures with uncomfortable side effects from the meds. I'd say that my seizures are...

Created By: spesano | 2015-08-26 19:46 | 264 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone delt with having a broken arm or leg (from injuries not related to epilepsy) thats in a cast. How do you deal woth your body stiffing/straightening up while seizuring? My son just broke...

Created By: AsgardianNerd | 2015-08-11 21:34 | 329 Views | 0 Comments

 

Okay. So I'm sixteen, and I was diagnosed with JME(juvenile myoclonic epilepsy) in June but I've had five seizures since 2011.

I started having muscle jerks when I was thirteen,...

Created By: llavelle92@aim.com | 2015-07-29 09:31 | 324 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone have any experience with nocturnal events - my 19 year old daughter has Idiopathic generalized epilepsy and during her waking time has grand mal seizures,she is seizure free almost 2 years...

Created By: defcon888@yahoo.com | 2015-07-28 11:03 | 369 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter has landau-kefler epilepsy. For 16 years she has been this sweet, loving and caring child...for still is for the most part.

Back in december she asked to play this video game...

Created By: Skeeve11 | 2015-07-18 12:08 | 471 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Steven. I, like you, have seizures. They started at 17, but may help younger youth as well. Not every day. Maybe with different effects. And I can't say it helps everyone. But for those...

Created By: tena.julie.jt@gmail.com | 2015-07-07 21:21 | 415 Views | 1 Comment

Hi im 19 and had my first seizure when i was five but my mom never told me anythinq about it. On april 29, 2014 i had just woken up and was walking to the kitchen when my mother in law says i just...

Created By: Odbaron | 2015-07-05 23:38 | 454 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

Three weeks ago my almost 7 year old daughter had what we think was her first seizure of her life. She went to bed late and her sister was still awake and she alerted us. It was...

Created By: Jewelsanna | 2015-06-30 11:26 | 377 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, This is new to me, I'm going to throw out these questions.  My granddaughter is 1 year old, she had her first seziure at 5 months old, she has had at least 12 since then.  The average time...

Created By: swilcox77 | 2015-06-26 13:42 | 393 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I am new to all this.  My 3 yr old daughter was diagnosed with a neuro disorder, paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD) in December, then in January she had a partial seizure which is not...

Created By: Bethyy44 | 2015-05-29 05:22 | 443 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 16 year old female who been having seizures 3-4 times a week for the last month, so I'm new to all this really. I could never remember before until the last few times its happened. Before I...

Created By: burtmacklin | 2015-05-26 16:22 | 429 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 | 515 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 | 396 Views | 1 Comment

 

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 | 544 Views | 2 Comments

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...

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