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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: catalinadelray | 2014-12-31 16:25 | 232 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 | 276 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 | 299 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 | 321 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 | 498 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 | 261 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 | 373 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...

Created By: vampireinitiation@gmail.com | 2014-11-02 01:18 | 443 Views | 0 Comments

I am from Canada, I was diagnosed of Epilepsy in 2004 then i was just 17years, the disease is so disgracing and embarassing because atimes i get seizure in public and fall to the ground, I have...

Created By: psmith72 | 2014-10-28 21:42 | 405 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 11 and was diagnosed with a seizure disorder 5 years ago.  He started having seizures in his left leg only.  While waiting on an initial appt. with a neurologist he had a grand mal at...

Created By: Smilemily | 2014-10-27 08:41 | 326 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

My name is Emily, I have had seizures for a year and a half, after a tramatic brain injury. Recently, a new problem developed. I believe I am having seizures in my sleep. The other...

Created By: RossiLFC | 2014-10-20 07:02 | 287 Views | 1 Comment

 

Hi everyone,

I have bee on topamax for three years now and I'm still trying to find the correct dosage. Topamax is for migraines which is what causes my epileptic seizures but I...

Created By: Ashleygunther | 2014-10-10 13:01 | 455 Views | 3 Comments

Hi all,

I am new to the group. My son was just diangosed with Epilepsy in Sept. His Epilespy is a direct result of a stroke he survived at birth. 

He has been on Trileptal for 4...

Created By: stacyanmarie | 2014-10-09 12:45 | 317 Views | 0 Comments

I generally take about 3 hours out of my day to go grocery shopping....sometimes longer. :-) I usually go to a store with great organic values, budget and the gluten free diets. My twins and...

Created By: Seairrea | 2014-09-21 20:54 | 422 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I am a teenager and I have had these feelings as long as I can remember. My grandpa, and my mom has them. So did his mom. My sister use to have them as a baby. My feelings include unable to...

Created By: bluechi286 | 2014-09-16 14:33 | 357 Views | 2 Comments

I have a lot of experience (20 years) with "dealing" with epilepsy. However there are still things that the population that do not have epilepsy (or are not a family member/friend of a person with...

Created By: akidna69@yahoo.com.au | 2014-09-12 07:12 | 357 Views | 1 Comment

Hi our son was diagnosed with epilepsy soon after he was born n has been on medication since.  He had nocturnal seizures lasting 2-3 mins, however in The last 3 years his pattern has changed n he...

Created By: MegBear81 | 2014-09-11 15:17 | 348 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm new here.  My daughter will be 7 this month and last August she was diagnosed with Absence Epilepsy.  She still has several seizures per day.  She is currently on 2 different types of...

Created By: bjwestern@hotmail.com | 2014-09-11 13:05 | 357 Views | 2 Comments

My 6 year old son just strated haveing night seizures about 3 months ago after having  daytime ones for the last 4 1/2 years.  what is your story on night seizures. How as a parent have you coped...

Created By: militarymom | 2014-09-10 18:23 | 269 Views | 1 Comment

We are a military family moving to the Washington DC area to give my son better access to a neurologist. He is three. We have the option of seeing a doctor off-base (such as Dr. Pearl at Children'...

Created By: wkg123 | 2014-09-05 00:24 | 293 Views | 1 Comment

Hello I am william and i am 18 years old. I never have had a seizure that i was aware of until november of last year. First i had to cope without having a car and losing my independance, then in...

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