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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: rodandgeneve | 2010-08-15 06:53 | 158 Views | 0 Comments

my 6 yr old daughter has had four episodes in last 6 weeks.  She gets very emotional, then stares motionless, gets slightly stiff, tongue convulses (which makes it so she is unable to speak) and...

Created By: flutterpuss420 | 2010-08-09 18:09 | 132 Views | 1 Comment

My 3yr old has been having seizures since she was 7months old. She wasnt diagnosed with epilepsy until about 2yrs ago. She was 1st on tegretol which i found to be a useless medicine that made my...

Created By: candysb | 2010-08-09 13:35 | 4382 Views | 6 Comments

I am on Keppra xr and vimpat and I have been having pressure in my chest and wierd heart beats like my heart is beating real hard sometimes. I am now having to get tests done for my heart and...

Created By: joanooz | 2010-08-09 07:33 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

i have JME and my doctors said that staying up late is the reason behind my seizures.
however i'm a night person, i have always been. i really don't like the sun nor any bright lights. (i...

Created By: cyphy | 2010-08-03 01:51 | 122 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: katierobertson | 2010-07-28 17:41 | 264 Views | 2 Comments

so i used to get siezures when i was younger, the ones where i would black out, and drop,
i dont know what age they stoped but i was pretty young, i think pre-school

but about a year...

Created By: Luis99 | 2010-07-23 18:35 | 143 Views | 3 Comments

I am 16 years old. I was diagnosis with epilepsy 2 year from fathers day. I have had 5 seizures in total but all my seizures have been while i'm sleeping. I don't get auras so i don't know when i'...

Created By: tripletmom | 2010-07-21 10:59 | 1489 Views | 5 Comments

Hello All,

 I am new to this site. I am here to find info and support in order to deal with my 8 year old daughter who has had a 2nd seizure, and has now been put on Keppra. So far, her...

Created By: terrygotchie@sbcglobal.net | 2010-07-12 22:06 | 210 Views | 1 Comment

I have a 12 year old son who just started having seizures in March 2010.  He has had MRI's and Petscan and they came up clean.  The EEG showed activity on the frontal right lobe.  Nobody can tell...

Created By: jtjmom | 2010-07-10 20:31 | 238 Views | 5 Comments

I am very new to this site, and am seeking input.  I have an 8 year old son with type I diabetes.  Last weekend, he seemed very unsteady on his feet, and told me his legs felt "shaky."  A little...

Created By: darafaye | 2010-07-09 09:59 | 932 Views | 12 Comments

Hi everybody,

My daughter, Ari, is 13, and was diagnosed with simple partial epilepsy two days ago.  We had absolutely no idea she had epilepsy.  She had been complaining of left side...

Created By: corcorank | 2010-07-07 05:18 | 392 Views | 5 Comments

I have been reading alot in the past two weeks on here and here is our story. 

My daughter who is 11 suffered her first seizure on June 19th.  She was playing in our pool with her best...

Created By: Mrepilepsy | 2010-07-06 00:31 | 702 Views | 7 Comments

Hi, I was Diagnosed with "Absence" seizures november of 2009. I have a few "grand mal" seizures too but not often. I'm on keppra 2500mg right now.. but the doctor wants to switch me to depakote...

Created By: Florida Swamp Rat | 2010-06-20 00:00 | 351 Views | 8 Comments

I am a middle school math teacher. I have nocturnal epilepsy. Knock on wood but...

Created By: gruvychic | 2010-06-16 13:26 | 572 Views | 2 Comments

Daughter is 4 1/2 diagnosed with epilepsy of some kind.  (can't pin point further than that because all EEG's keep coming back normal).  Taking 2 ml Keppra 2x/day.

A little background:...

Created By: brenda-sw | 2010-06-08 14:55 | 268 Views | 6 Comments

My 3 year old was recently diagnosed w/ BRE (she has had two focal sieizures in the past month).  She just had her overnight EEG which showed abnormal spikes all night long (80% of the time). ...

Created By: tenbearsx5 | 2010-05-24 10:39 | 771 Views | 7 Comments

My son's story starts March 31 2010

It was spring break and I was getting ready for work. 6am..no reason for him to be awake, right? But I heard knocking noises coming from his room. I...

Created By: AllieC | 2010-05-12 17:18 | 813 Views | 7 Comments

Hey, I'm a 14 year old girl who was just diganosed with epilepsy in December of '09. Anyways i was wondering if there was any one out there who has just crazy ups and downs. Today in class i...

Created By: pranayam | 2010-05-09 17:55 | 657 Views | 2 Comments

Given you some links at the bottom if its helps to start your search on these ancient techniques.

 I started getting strange dejavu's at around 18 but thought nothing of them until they...

Created By: stevejen | 2010-05-05 13:06 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

We have a 7 week old baby that has been having seizures. He has not been dx yet with epilepsy but I am looking for resources to find out more. If anyone out there has experienced this or knows of...

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