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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: Spinfall | 2006-07-11 21:41 | 105 Views | 1 Comment

My son had his first grand mal seizure in December of last year. Since then, he has had one practically every month. The drs started him on keppra (500mg) 2x a day. Now he is up to 1000mg 2x a...

Created By: disneygirl | 2006-07-10 23:53 | 122 Views | 2 Comments

I am not exactly sure if this is the section for this. I am the one having nocturnal seizures and my 10 year old daughter is the only one around to deal with me. They started just over a year ago...

Created By: hwba29 | 2006-07-07 15:55 | 301 Views | 3 Comments

Hi, My son whom is almost 5 woke up the morning with bad stomach pain, he was crying and did go to the bathroom but went back to bed got up again and layed floor in pain for a couple of minutes....

Created By: Seeker21 | 2006-07-05 13:11 | 1429 Views | 7 Comments

About 6 weeks ago I found my 13 yr old son unconscious in the middle of a major seizure (grand mal). Until that day I didn't know he was epileptic. He had only seized once before when he was 7 yrs...

Created By: staceychil | 2006-07-05 12:10 | 223 Views | 3 Comments

By Author Stacey Chillemi

What exactly are children with special needs.

By Stacey Chillemi

What exactly are children with special needs. They are kids who have or who...

Created By: shannon1220 | 2006-06-28 20:33 | 328 Views | 2 Comments

I am in a desperate search for ANYONE that either has or is currently experiencing what my 10yr old son is going through. Briefly - at age 6 he was diagnosed with PANDAS and then after an eeg -...

Created By: TexasDad | 2006-06-27 23:49 | 243 Views | 5 Comments

My son was first diagnosed with Juvenal Absence Epilepsy at the age of 13 in fall of 2003. We began then with one medication to contain the absence seizures. In March of 2004 he had his first...

Created By: hwba29 | 2006-06-25 08:30 | 140 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, my 4year got his eeg results but still waiting for appt.(it is not until July17th) Was wondering if anyone understood the wording and could explain?

This was an abnormal awake ,drowsy...

Created By: Healer | 2006-06-22 06:27 | 1124 Views | 31 Comments

I am blessed to have certain gifts and one that I found by accident is the ability to tell when the little girl I am an Aide for has a siezure coming.

It may sound strange but I can be near...

Created By: Healer | 2006-06-21 12:39 | 194 Views | 4 Comments

Hello,
I am new here so please bear with me:)

I am an Aide for a 8 year old girl with Cerebral Palsey and seizures. Her vision, fine motor and gross motor are affected as well as...

Created By: AnyasMom | 2006-06-11 20:15 | 293 Views | 2 Comments

My 19 month old daughter has had 4 seizures in the last year - all afebrile - all tonic clonic. All test have come back normal and we are not able to pinpoint a cause or trigger. The last...

Created By: Becki020 | 2006-06-05 11:19 | 1100 Views | 5 Comments

Hi there i am now 16, and i have had petit mal epilepsy for 11 nearly 12 years. i find it quite hard to cope with especially the fact i wont be able to start driving in 4 months and many of my...

Created By: norma4797 | 2006-05-31 12:21 | 285 Views | 7 Comments

Hi, this is my first time on this list and posting. My daughter Claudia has had epilepsy now for 3 years. She is an active, beautiful and very social 8 year old and is an only child. She has been...

Created By: shannon1220 | 2006-05-30 13:34 | 245 Views | 4 Comments

My son is 10 with frontal lobe epilepsy. He experiences constant abnormal discharges in both sides - sometimes all 4 - of his brain. He has an extremely difficult time focusing and this year we...

Created By: kylieb | 2006-05-21 18:39 | 170 Views | 3 Comments

Hi there,

My daughter (16mths) has so far had 2 seizures, one on 5th March and one on 6th May and both were accompanied by a fever. The first one she had blood tests and they come back...

Created By: drivera | 2006-05-18 09:00 | 921 Views | 21 Comments

My daughter is 12 in the 6th grade she has seizures at night when she is sleeping. I want her to know someone either her age or a little older that is going through what she is so she won't feel...

Created By: mamaoffive | 2006-05-10 07:05 | 404 Views | 9 Comments

Hello eveyone. My five year old daughter was just discharged from the hopital after a two day stay. She had her second seizure (that we have witnessed) the other night. Like her first seizure, she...

Created By: EndorphMia1 | 2006-05-05 10:48 | 1819 Views | 2 Comments

Anyone ever get sever neck pains after a seizure and if so what do you do about it?

Created By: ryansmom | 2006-05-04 17:56 | 2378 Views | 6 Comments

Has anyybody ever heard of this before? My son just had a second seizure on Sunday. The first was alsmost two years ago. I don't know if it's epilepsy or not. He has a EEG scheduled for Monday. If...

Created By: ratna | 2006-05-01 13:12 | 173 Views | 3 Comments

I am really confused and please help me understand ...appericate any help/advise/comments/sharing experiences...I am reading lot of articles on this but can't figure it out if it is Febrile...

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