Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-15 07:01 | 383 Views | 2 Comments

I'm getting diagnosed with Temporal Lobe E, and I was suprised when my Dr asked me if I was a leftie or rightie. Indeedy I am a leftie.

Is anyone else with TLE a leftie? How does this...

Created By: matreah | 2006-11-05 20:17 | 322 Views | 2 Comments

Hi my names matreah im 9 years old and in 4th grade i live in white rock BC and i want somone to talk to beacuse im feeling diffrent and not being treated the way i what to be treated just beacuse...

Created By: CozyKitten1964 | 2006-11-03 20:29 | 408 Views | 4 Comments

Hello i am a parent of a child with seziures. I just found out that my daughter has absence seziures is that the same as petimal seziures. The dr told me that ours were the same that we both go...

Created By: pinbuster | 2006-10-24 16:37 | 403 Views | 5 Comments

do people not treat you equally because you have epilepsy? They don't treat me equally.

Created By: grammy4dolla | 2006-10-23 21:53 | 495 Views | 7 Comments

Hi, I have a four year old granddaughter with epilepsy and autism, she also has delayed development, she has been on many meds since 18 mos. old, and now is having grand mal seizures, VNS has been...

Created By: steviemoffat | 2006-10-05 05:14 | 365 Views | 3 Comments

my 4yr old has had 2 Seizures that we have seen both on holiday to turkey a year apart and both happened when he was sleeping and after he came to he was really sick and really groggy for hours...

Created By: bmsmom | 2006-10-04 23:23 | 281 Views | 0 Comments

Hi. I'm new to this forum so here goes. My 16 yr old son had been waking from deep sleep and making moaning sounds that woke us up. When we reached him he was unable to talk or move for about 2-3...

Created By: Soccerchik1012 | 2006-10-04 22:26 | 1012 Views | 15 Comments

Ok well my sister and her boyfriend have motorcycles and one of my sisters friends yelled at me for not telling him that i have epilepsy... i think that it was the right thing to do becuase i...

Created By: angelbaby | 2006-10-04 11:36 | 618 Views | 4 Comments

Hello, Hope someone can give me an answer. I just read that you can spell things or see colours. Is this true? Can seziures cause effects? My daughter is 9 just diagnosed with absent seiures E...

Created By: Stephanie007 | 2006-10-02 16:45 | 497 Views | 7 Comments

Hello!

My 5 1/2 yo daughter was diagnosed last week with a "seizure disorder." When I asked the neurologist whether it was epilepsy, she said, "not yet." I'm not sure where to go or...

Created By: benosmom | 2006-09-23 17:34 | 338 Views | 1 Comment

Hi-My son was diagnosed after having a grand mal seizure in Jan 05. His teachers at school have been saying that he seems "checked out" at times and he seems to be falling behind. He is a very...

Created By: angelbaby | 2006-09-20 14:59 | 650 Views | 6 Comments

Hi everyone, I am new to this forum but went looking for support. My daughter was diagnosed with ADD last year because of difficulties in focusing in school. (Since JK.) We began the ADD...

Created By: jmccand | 2006-09-19 07:25 | 378 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,
I am so frustrated with my daughter's doctor right now. She is 8 y.o. and has had an abnormal EEG, one of her seizures was caught on video tape, which the doctor saw. He has previously...

Created By: benosmom | 2006-09-18 18:25 | 337 Views | 2 Comments

Hi--I have a 9 year old friend who was diagnosed with a seizure disorder last year. It has been in check with meds until now but he recently got sick and it provoked some petit mals. He feels...

Created By: goodmom | 2006-09-17 18:06 | 446 Views | 6 Comments

excuse me if I've posted this before, but I can't find my post, so i'll try again. I hope someone can help.

My 12yrold started complaining of a weird feeling or thought that interrupts her...

Created By: alexia mom | 2006-09-15 21:59 | 11787 Views | 80 Comments

Has anyone or have someone that experienced that Topamax side effects include weight loss. If so, is there anything being done to gain weight. My Alexia, 16 is underweight and is being teased at...

Created By: Michtom | 2006-09-10 05:32 | 371 Views | 1 Comment

Does anyone have any expereince with a diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis? My daughter is 11 and currently takes 2500mg a day of Keprra and 700mg a day of Tegretol CR - and it seems to be working....

Created By: DJsMom | 2006-09-10 02:28 | 310 Views | 1 Comment

My son will be 8 soon. He is in an IEP class with 6 kids at a mainstream Elementary school. Normally, his seizures last anywhere from 2-15 seconds, 1 to 5 times a day, he does not usually get hurt...

Created By: shannon1220 | 2006-09-07 19:54 | 38927 Views | 53 Comments

I am searching the world for the best pediatric epilepsy doctor or hospital for my 10 yr old son. We have been to MN, OH, and 3 different hospitals in Chicago,IL. All of them take on my son's case...

Created By: shannon1220 | 2006-09-07 11:18 | 487 Views | 5 Comments

My 10 yr old son has intractable epilepsy of the right frontal lobe - he has complex partial seizures - he currently takes 1650mg. of trileptal (total) per day; 175mg topamax (total) per day and 7...

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