Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: Samantha Kravitz | 2007-04-21 20:29 | 0 Comments

i am writing to see if there is anyone out there dealing with reflex epilepsy. Our five year old daughter was diagnosed over a year ago. She seems to be particularly sensitive to natural light...

Created By: angelbaby | 2007-04-20 15:23 | 1 Comment

Does anyone Know or have a child experiencing anxiety? My daughter is 9 and has been diagnosed with e for a year now. We are on her second medication now zarontin and seem to be seizure free for...

Created By: meowpuppy | 2007-04-18 20:27 | 8 Comments

Hi everyone! I'm meowpuppy and i am new to this site. I have a seven-year old son who has epilepsy. He takes one teaspoon of Trileptal twice daily. This controls his seizures totally. We have...

Created By: Allison Sherry | 2007-04-18 09:04 | 0 Comments

Hi,

My 19 month-old-son has had two seizures within the past two months and each has been as he is getting over a stomach bug. Thankfully all test results have been normal (EEG, CT Scan...

Created By: moodycow | 2007-04-17 13:37 | 3 Comments

from now on i am not comming on chat and i am not playing silly games with certian members of this site! i have tried to keep my distance from certian people but this is not working an i am still...

Created By: lola3 | 2007-04-14 19:22 | 6 Comments

I don't like it at all. I mean some weight loss is kinda cool. But I feel like I can't sleep. Sometimes my head hurts. And my memory is shot. Honestly I can't remember anything at all.

But...

Created By: Abbygirl | 2007-04-13 22:35 | 8 Comments

My six year old has generalized Tonic clonic, Drop attack, Myoclonic...Seizures. I just want to know what she is going through. I hurts terribly to see her have seizures but her neuro says they...

Created By: alew | 2007-04-13 16:22 | 0 Comments

My 4 yr old duaghter has pneumonia now for the 3rd time she also has had severe croup more than that could this be related to her epilepsy I know of one time they said it ws aspiration pneumonia...

Created By: | 2007-04-11 23:25 | 1 Comment

I searched for it and found the information on the Ketogenic Diet from Google. the web site to go to where you can read about it and see the meals and things is...

Created By: Shar | 2007-04-05 16:52 | 6 Comments

Hello Everyone,
I was just wondering if anyone has a child with both hydrocephalus and epilepsy. If so, are you experiencing behavioral issues. Thanks
Shar

Created By: DZ | 2007-04-04 21:10 | 30 Comments

My daughter was diagnosed with complex partial seizures when she was 6 years old. By the age of 8 1/2 she was finally seizure free and off all medications. She has not had any seizures until now...

Created By: mollyandasa | 2007-04-01 10:33 | 2 Comments

My six year old has been seizure free since last august. He always had tonic-clonic seizures during the day and has been on 45mg Topomax for a little over 2 years. This morning he was in my bed...

Created By: autumn18 | 2007-03-31 13:10 | 0 Comments

Hi, I have lived with Epilepsy since I was a small 19 month old baby. When I turned 3 they quit. They returned when I hit the puberty age of 11. They have been back ever since. I was active in...

Created By: MindyRoy | 2007-03-29 12:43 | 10 Comments

Hi!
My 12 yr old started having seizures again. She has been seizure free for 2 months.She does not have a lot of gran mal seizures when she does have them, but this past Tuesday she had 2...

Created By: | 2007-03-26 19:22 | 10 Comments

i know all epilepsy cases are different, I have petit mals, simple and complex partials, myoclonic (twitches and tics), and now i might possible be having grand mals in my sleep. apparently I've...

Created By: jspitzer | 2007-03-23 12:55 | 4 Comments

My son is 4 years old. He has had a routine and video EEG which show him having spikes which could indicate seizure potential. He is a former 30-week preemie who had a mild brain bleed, and is...

Created By: Lariea_ | 2007-03-23 07:25 | 1 Comment

Hi all,
I had a seizure a little over a year ago while i was in hospital, though i dont have epilepsy.
I am just curious about the risk of me having another seizure if i try marijuana...

Created By: jemkat85 | 2007-03-23 00:18 | 2 Comments

My daughter was diagnosed with absence seizures when she was six. She had initial poor seizure control, but we were able to get the correct dosage of her meds to control them. When she turned 10...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-03-20 22:03 | 2 Comments

Even before my step sister was diagnosed with a tendency to epilepsy, she has had behavior problems, can't concentrate, isn't interested in learning anything, limited speech range, dependent upon...

Created By: noahsmom | 2007-03-17 06:08 | 7 Comments

How do we as parents keep our child feeling confident and secure with this terrible disorder? I feel so helpless and worry for him everyday. We don't want him to be labeled and we don't know how...

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