Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: kristyk | 2007-02-23 20:14 | 1 Comment

Has anyone noticed any changes in their monthly cycles while on meds.? My daugther has been on Keppra for a little over 2 mos. and the last 3 cycles of her period, like the week before are really...

Created By: MindyRoy | 2007-02-21 16:18 | 7 Comments

Hi! My 12 yr daughter has E since Aug 05. She has had some gran mal seizures, but now we are dealing with absense ones. She starting having these the first of Jan when the doctor decided to take...

Created By: r menashe | 2007-02-20 23:06 | 0 Comments

Articles in Science times today about epilepsy and Dr. Davinsky NYU hospital manhattan

Created By: e | 2007-02-20 20:49 | 0 Comments
Created By: r menashe | 2007-02-17 23:01 | 9 Comments

Side effects of trileptal at bedtime for Benign Rolandic Epilepsy

My daughter was just put on trileptal at bedtime after suffering 6 seizure this past month. Her first episode was in...

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Created By: nastaran | 2007-02-15 16:01 | 3 Comments

hi
im almost 20 and i've had seizures since i was 7. anywayz thats not what i wanted to talk about.
i know this sounds really stupid. but do we necessarily have to talk about seizures...

Created By: LisaandKaty | 2007-02-11 18:51 | 13 Comments

my daughter is 4 she has had epilepsy for about 2 years last week she had a seizure it was only 2 1/2 min. but it was differnt than any others she normally goes stiff as a board eyes roll back in...

Created By: aarons mom | 2007-02-08 10:52 | 2 Comments

I am new to this sight. My son is 13 1/2 and started having seizures in September 2005. His second episode was in December and a third in February. His last seizure episode was in April 2006. We...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-02-06 14:45 | 1 Comment

my 10 month old started with complex partial seizures that always result into status epilepticus at 4 weeks old at 5 1/2 months old an mri showed a brain tumor in her fourth ventricle most of it...

Created By: Tia68 | 2007-02-05 22:12 | 1 Comment

My son was just officially diagnosed with CAE last week. He was having at least 9 seizures at home, don't know how many at school, a day. Now since Saturday he has stopped them at home, if he does...

Created By: Holly Sox | 2007-01-23 21:48 | 0 Comments

Well,
We just got home from the hospital an hour away where Cody had his second VEEG. The 1st one was last March and was totally unhelpful. He sat for 5 days and had only 1 seizure... over...

Created By: lilliansmom | 2007-01-22 15:39 | 0 Comments

Is there any chance my 29mo old can be having seizures due to low/high sugar? I am being told it is unlikly but I want everything to be checked.

Created By: lilliansmom | 2007-01-20 11:33 | 5 Comments

My daughter will be 2 1/2 next month and has had two seizures-that we know of. She had her first one in sept and they did a EEG and it was normal. We were told there was a good chance she would'...

Created By: MindyRoy | 2007-01-19 15:17 | 1 Comment

Hi!
Some of you may have already read about my daughter, Shelbie. She had a video EEG in Dec. Since that time the doctor changed her medicine to depakote from topamax. She was being weaned...

Created By: Jenniflower | 2007-01-17 14:36 | 6 Comments

I was wondering if anyone can relate to my case. I have a 21 month old that has passed out 6 times. It only happens about once every 2 months. The episodes last 1 minute and he gets so pale...

Created By: oh6512 | 2007-01-09 23:23 | 12 Comments

hi every one
do you know this med AMITRIPTYLIN treat for wat? i have bad headaches and numb , tingling my foot and ams my doc neo. just gave me this i realy don't know he treat me for wat?...

Created By: MindyRoy | 2007-01-08 15:17 | 2 Comments

Hi!
My 12 y daughter was dx with epilepsy in Aug. She has had 4 gran mal seizures with 5-6 daily small siezures (twitches). She had a video EEG on 12/26. The results came in last Friday. She...

Created By: steg2307 | 2007-01-07 22:10 | 1 Comment

HI!! I AM NEW TO THIS SITE, AND WAS TOLD ABOUT IT FROM A WONDERFUL FAMILY AT CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL WHERE WE MET.
WELL MY STORY:
MY HEALTHY NIECE(3 WEEKS OLD AT THE TIME) 2 WEEKS AGO WENT...

Created By: sambailey | 2007-01-06 18:02 | 2 Comments

hi, im currently writing a book and my protagonist is a young boy who suffers from absense seizures. i have researched as much as i could get from the internet but i would like more. if you could...

Created By: Jasons Big Sis | 2007-01-03 16:09 | 0 Comments

I would like to invite everyone to start the new year off with knowledge and power. There is a new non-profit out there whose mission is to speak up for those who can no longer speak. For those...

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