Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

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...

Created By: Momtoaboy | 2007-03-15 22:33 | 2 Comments

Hi all. My son is 4 years old and has been diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut. He takes a total of 85 mg of Lamictal each day. The Lamictal helps somewhat in controlling the grand mal seizures (he...

Created By: Shell2 | 2007-03-08 19:28 | 1 Comment

HI,

I have two children my first is 11 years old. She had her first grand mal at age 6 weeks then nothing until she was 13 months old with the second grand mal and the start of an endless...

Created By: Dancer | 2007-03-08 11:24 | 1 Comment

Hello,

My name is Sam and I was wondering if the people with j. absence could answer a few questions. My 6 year old little brother was recently diagnosed and I’ve read the descriptions on...

Created By: currla | 2007-03-04 18:16 | 2 Comments

My 7 yo had first and only seizure while in the mountains. I have found some info online connecting high altitude and seizures. Any parents out there with similar stories. We are having our EEG in...

Created By: martine | 2007-03-01 20:26 | 2 Comments

my child began having siezures just before his 13th birthday
the fits are long 7plus minutes up 25 fitting and ticing for up to 25 minutes after he has double /treble fits during the night...

Created By: cathyz_mom | 2007-03-01 20:04 | 2 Comments

I have a child that has been diagnosed with a seizure disorder since the age of three. She is also mentally delayed and has problems with her immune system. For a long time the doctors and I...

Created By: Staci17 | 2007-02-25 14:35 | 6 Comments

I know I have just recently posted some questions. The only reason I am Posting another is because no one replied on my other one and I am hoping to get some help. I just moved away from home....

Created By: r menashe | 2007-02-24 17:09 | 11 Comments

Was wondering if anyone here had a child diagnosed with this type that outgrew by puberty like they say. My daughter is 8 and was wondering if this will really be a reality?

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...

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