Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: iforgot | 2011-03-09 05:38 | 0 Comments

If your new to Epilepsy be careful about the treatment you get & who your getting it from.
Show this document to your doctors if you can understand it after reading

here's the...

Created By: savannahabrams | 2011-02-27 10:02 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone,

 It has been a while since I have been on here.  I honestly thought things were starting to get better for my daughter.  But it seems like her seizures are getting worse and...

Created By: Jamieusmc | 2011-02-26 21:07 | 0 Comments

My 17mo has had five complex febrile seziures within 5 months. She has had two up to eight within 4 hours of each other resulting in over 19 seziures. Her last seziure last week was strange bc she...

Created By: jojo256 | 2011-02-24 17:11 | 0 Comments

Hi My son is 17, has focal epilepsy. Siezures only in sleep. He has just started Lamactil. I apreciate most peoples view about alcohol, E, and medication are not a good mix, and fully understand...

Created By: heidimi5 | 2011-02-23 20:36 | 3 Comments

A month ago I found out my son has mesial temporal sclerosis. Because of his other symptoms the doctor diagnosed him with TLE. My son has vivid hallucinations. The doctor is now saying it does...

Created By: phylisfjohnson | 2011-02-19 15:23 | 2 Comments

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Created By: Epilepsy13 | 2011-02-16 05:08 | 0 Comments

My son has been having seizures for a couple if years now. At first it was thought to be febrile seizure but now we have been told it is epilepsy. He has been taking Tegretol, 8ml in morn, 8ml...

Created By: Momof3boys80 | 2011-02-12 16:03 | 10 Comments

Hello! I'm new to this site...I don't have Epilepsy myself, but my 8 year old son does. I came here hoping to find some answers...if anyone has had any experience with this. My son had his first...

Created By: ejanesuperdog | 2011-02-09 17:22 | 5 Comments

I am currently a student teacher, and I swear one of my students had either an absence or a simple partial seizure recently. While working with him one on one, I caught him staring intently into...

Created By: bothell123 | 2011-02-04 01:32 | 8 Comments

Ok heres the deal, i'm 18 years old, in community college (also a high school senior, in a program that lets you take all your classes at the college level).
Within the last year I've been...

Created By: moushou | 2011-02-01 17:40 | 1 Comment

My son will be three later this month and was diagnosed over the holidays with tuberous sclerosis. He began having infantile spasms at 9months, stopped having spasms for a few months and then...

Created By: metsek | 2011-01-30 03:25 | 11 Comments
I would like to know if carring drugs like encorate and lametec are permitted by the customs while travelling abroad?
Created By: jenai64 | 2011-01-28 21:25 | 6 Comments

I have 3 children. All 3 have had multiple febrile seizures. My oldest is 7 now. Her first febrile seizure was at 11 months old. They are the very typical seizures, in terms of looks.. Eyes rolled...

Created By: cmaclean | 2011-01-28 19:42 | 0 Comments

For anyone in the San Diego area, Sharon's Ride Run Walk for Epilepsy is April 17th !!!! Please visit http://sharonsride2011.kintera.org/ for more...

Created By: stljill | 2011-01-26 15:13 | 2 Comments

Hi.  I am a first time visitor to your forum and appreciate the opportunity to ask a question.  My daughter is 9 years old.  She has some history of brain injury from a fall in early childhood...

Created By: CosmicParadox | 2011-01-23 02:40 | 12 Comments

Hello all,

I am currently a Junior in high school. I make good grades, have a rigorous secondary school record, and have what I believe to be great extracurricular activities, qualities...

Created By: Jordans Mom | 2011-01-22 23:05 | 6 Comments

My three year old daughter was recently diagnosed with Epilepsy and started on Levetiracetam, and I am wondering if anyone else has a child on this med. that has noticed any changes or increase in...

Created By: svale | 2011-01-20 19:30 | 2 Comments

Little bit of background first...  My now 13 year old was diagnosed with E on 4/12/2010. Started having seizures every 17-20 days while on Keppra and eventually weaned off and put on Lamictal. ...

Created By: kelleymiller | 2011-01-14 10:33 | 3 Comments

My 16 year old daughters has be diaganosed with absent seizures in 4th grade, around 9 years old. Her neurologist said if she can be seizure free for two years, she will be taken off the meds....

Created By: asherraifsmom | 2011-01-11 04:17 | 2 Comments

I am new to this forum, I have a 15 month old daughter, diagnosed one year ago wtih Tuberous Sclerosis and infantile spasms. She has done fairly well this year but in the last few months her...

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