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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: becca91280 | 2010-01-08 12:35 | 858 Views | 6 Comments

My 5 yr old was diagnosed with Absence Seizures a year ago this past Christmas.  I have noticed recenlty that when he has an episode, its like he loses control of his bladder and ends up having an...

Created By: ArmyDad23 | 2010-01-07 23:03 | 952 Views | 6 Comments

I had posted this story about my daughter on a different website a while back.  We have since started the drug ACTH, and for the last month, she has been seizure and spasms free.  We...

Created By: survivingmomof2 | 2010-01-07 21:05 | 420 Views | 5 Comments

I have had Epilepsy practically all my life and they believe my son now, who is 17, has it too, after having a seizure last week and a few "staring spells" that have happened over the last year...

Created By: jltischer | 2010-01-04 15:48 | 504 Views | 7 Comments

I am here to try to find out what route I should be on to help my daughter.  She has had seizures since she was 5 months old.  She turned 2 in November and we are still fighting the seizures. ...

Created By: selliott | 2010-01-02 14:58 | 169 Views | 0 Comments

I have an 11 month old who suffers from 0-8 seizures per day.  We've tried 6 medications that have all failed and are now on The Ketogenic Diet.  The diet has been amazing at reducing the...

Created By: Katie A. Thomas | 2009-12-28 04:18 | 806 Views | 2 Comments

PROBLEM:


Hi,  We are the Parents of a 13-year-old girl diagnosed with Autism, mitochondrial disorder, Seizure Disorder (Absent, Partial Complex, Tonic Clonic), Apraxia, Ataxia, Hypo...

Created By: cosgirl1992 | 2009-12-28 00:46 | 720 Views | 4 Comments

Every time I find something out that truly upsets me or get in an argument with someone my entire body shakes and twitches and tremors visibly from my finger tips to my head to my toes and I feel...

Created By: Spike. | 2009-12-27 00:27 | 320 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone. I just came across a very recently uploaded video on YouTube, which is about a little girl, probably less than two years old, whose...

Created By: rhcuddles2004 | 2009-12-18 03:32 | 100 Views | 0 Comments

I have a 7 year old who had a tumor removed from his temporal lobe in 2006. My question is how do you teach a child that young (and who is high functioning autistic) about seizures? He doesn't...

Created By: dhamodar | 2009-12-12 04:26 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

Dear All,

My daughter age is 10 years now, while birth she was 1.75Kg and got some Seizures. she was in Incubator for 2 weeks for the treatment.

from that day onwards she has...

Created By: Tracy Ann | 2009-12-09 17:18 | 926 Views | 0 Comments

I am interested in knowing if anyone has had any luck with using Epsom Salt for controlling partial complex seizures.   I am trying to find an alternative to medicines in controlling my daughters...

Created By: Nancy A.J | 2009-12-08 09:29 | 166 Views | 4 Comments

i'm 21 now i had two siezures in my life and since then (1/8/2004) i've started taking Depakine 500 and my sizures were controlled though my EEGs are not normal yet and doctors ideas are different...

Created By: jojocarter | 2009-12-03 00:56 | 1217 Views | 6 Comments

Has anyone heard of adrenaline as a trigger for tonic clonic and simple and complex partial seizures? 

My 18 year old son has been having simple and complex partial seizures during...

Created By: Concordia | 2009-11-21 03:03 | 110 Views | 0 Comments

I experince this a lot. It's not serious or anything, at least what I think, but I get tired of my mom saying 'You're not normal! Stop pacing and Running!' my family gets bothered and restless...

Created By: cam and trav | 2009-11-18 21:17 | 279 Views | 2 Comments

Hi

My 8 year old daughter has Epilepsy, she has had it since 8 mths old, managable for several years by epilum. They were short seizures, during the day, anytime. When she turned 8, they...

Created By: Blaine | 2009-11-16 00:43 | 1101 Views | 12 Comments

Hi our daughter is two years old and had a 90 minute seizure. We live in a very rural area and it took that long for an emergency airplane to get to us and stop her seizure. She also aspirated on...

Created By: Nerak95 | 2009-11-10 19:54 | 120 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Nancy A.J | 2009-11-10 08:39 | 3860 Views | 6 Comments

hi

i have epilepsy since 5-6 years and i'm on depakine lately i was feeling very tired and i went to doctors they told me that i have to monitor my blood pressure for a while as i might...

Created By: Nerak95 | 2009-11-07 20:53 | 247 Views | 1 Comment

 

I was looking up some stuff online and inadvertently came across this. I didn't read the article thoroughly but I found my fast skimming interesting.
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Created By: stephof3 | 2009-11-05 15:39 | 192 Views | 4 Comments

Hi I am new to this but my daughter is going to be 18 soon and the doctor wants to take her off of her meds,  She has petit mal seizures so they ask if she has had any and I really don't know. ...

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