Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: Holly Sox | 2007-01-02 21:42 | 8 Comments

Hello,
I just discovered this site tonight. My son is 15 and has had epilepsy since he was 8. He is being evaluated for possible surgery in Augusta, GA, and will have his second video EEG...

Created By: MindyRoy | 2007-01-02 12:08 | 5 Comments

Hi!
My daughter had her video EEG last week. I will know the results this coming Friday. The doctor decided to put her on depakote and take her off topamax. I am wondering if any of you have...

Created By: mcdonaja | 2006-12-30 10:12 | 2 Comments

This year we really noticed an increase with our son's seizure activity leading up to the Holidays.

Can someone tell me if they to have noticed this or if excitement can trigger additional...

Created By: mcdonaja | 2006-12-29 14:38 | 3 Comments

Son 11 has now been treated for 5 yrs for CPS. A year ago he was on a ride at a fair and he had a very significant CPS on a ride. After describing it to the neurologist who wasn't that concerned...

Created By: aussiezoe | 2006-12-26 04:15 | 2 Comments

I know as a 14 year old, how hard it can be to not be able to do such things as sleeping over at friends houses, riding bikes and going on school camps, And i know how alone you can feel when you...

Created By: JV1013 | 2006-12-17 12:53 | 0 Comments

To all who read this blog:

I have a nephew who is 5 years old. He was speaking until right before his 3rd birthday he stopped speaking. We all thought he had autism but later found out that...

Created By: MindyRoy | 2006-12-12 15:15 | 5 Comments

Hi!
My daughter Shelbie has had a few seizures since Aug. Her last one was 2 weeks ago. Before she had this seizure she was playing her gameboy in the dark. We are not sure if that is what...

Created By: jackandcody | 2006-12-12 12:02 | 2 Comments

My son is 4 and was just diagnosed 6 months ago with Rolandic Epilepsy with 2 EEGs. Basically, he will stare, get numb on his lips, and sometimes drool. He has been on several meds.
My...

Created By: KJFloyd7 | 2006-12-05 12:02 | 3 Comments

I will try to keep this as short as I can. My daughter is almost 15 yrs old. On Thursday she came home sick from throwing up at school. She had been complaining for about a week prior to that...

Created By: tchaide05 | 2006-12-04 13:37 | 1 Comment

Hi, I was informed that my daughters neurologist is going to a different hospital so I will have to get a new neuro for her. Any suggestions on what do for switching neuros? I have to be...

Created By: oneillbr17 | 2006-11-29 10:09 | 0 Comments

I am new to this forum. Looking for someone who has lesional epilepsy. My 8 year old daughter has it and had 2 partial seizures due to the lesion she has. She apparently had a stroke at birth we...

Created By: yonder35 | 2006-11-20 17:51 | 1 Comment

I came across this site that is just like YouTube, only there are no "off the wall" videos. Every video is strictly about people sharing their health stories. Everything from cancer to losing...

Created By: andyho | 2006-11-17 16:22 | 0 Comments

It's been a while since I posted! My daughter Porcelain (6) was recently diagnosed with Landau-Kleffner and has been on Depakote for the last 2 months. Her dosage got lowered and the seizures...

Created By: roseann | 2006-11-16 14:46 | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm the mom of an 8 yr old boy with dev. delay and autism and epilepsy. He had his first known grand mal at 4 and has not had another one since. He waas put on trileptal first and it stopped...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-15 19:41 | 6 Comments

What do you peeps mean when you mention clusters? I mean, is a cluster something that happens within minutes? Or days or weeks even? Or yes to all the above?

Created By: sandra8722 | 2006-11-15 11:38 | 6 Comments

Hi my name is Sandra I am 19, I was diagnosed epilepsy when I was 15 years old. My seizers are pretty much under control now, knock on wood, I just have to worry about the secondary side effects....

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-15 07:01 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 5 Comments

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

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