Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: Wish upon a star | 2014-05-04 21:05 | 793 Views | 0 Comments

Hi guys. So I'm a 14 year old female and in the past 7 months I have been diagnosed with epilepsy (absence seizures) and scoliosis following a tailbone dislocation and fracture from volleyball....

Created By: Morgan2014 | 2014-04-25 22:15 | 1333 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, my name is Morgan and I'm new to this fourm and to epilepsy in general. My 8 yr old daughter had her first seizure on 10/29/13 she collapsed at the bus stop and had a tonic-clonic seizure...

Created By: Simplysofie | 2014-04-09 09:41 | 1167 Views | 5 Comments

Hi, I'm 17 years old and I've been dating my boyfriend for about a year now and he has seizures. He began having seizures here and there in the past year or two, it started at age 16 (he's 18 now)...

Created By: joseph a | 2013-11-09 12:34 | 1374 Views | 3 Comments

As I sit here this morning, looking outside, I thought it would be nice to take a walk in the woods with my dogs. Other days I remember my life as a truck driver. I keep myself pretty busy, but...

Created By: CFMom | 2013-11-03 22:17 | 1666 Views | 3 Comments

Today I was watching my 5 year old daughter read a book to herself. I decided to record it because it was really cute. Almost halfway through the video, you will see where she stops what she is...

Created By: spauldingam | 2013-10-24 02:25 | 2959 Views | 3 Comments

Hi! I am 16 years old and was diagnosed a month ago with Juvenile Myoclonic epilepsy. I had been having the arm jerks for about 5 months before having my first Grand mal tonic clonic seizure. I...

Created By: desigirlSF | 2013-10-17 12:18 | 1201 Views | 3 Comments

our 2.5 year old daughter was diagnosed a few weeks back with absence seizures. We saw episodes as early as before ber second birthday. she started on Ethosuximide, it seemed to work great and...

Created By: katelambo | 2013-10-17 08:16 | 1549 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone, I am a mum of a little girl with absence seizures.

I have written a book and have self published it which I would like to draw your attention to in the hope that it might...

Created By: Nikkichic | 2013-09-27 20:59 | 3019 Views | 8 Comments

Hi everyone,

Does anyone here know how i go about getting a service dog for my daughter who has epilepsy with frontal lobe seizures? She needs one to return to school with confidence....

Created By: amylurn | 2013-09-19 12:20 | 867 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter (7 year old with no...

Created By: Nerak95 | 2013-09-18 20:53 | 885 Views | 0 Comments

FYI,

 Article about phase 1 for cannabis treatment in epilepsy.

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Created By: Anonymous | 2013-09-17 23:51 | 2519 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone! This is my first post on here. My son is 2 years old (25 months) and has been showing signs of absence seizures for quite awhile. The first time I remember seeing it was when he was...

Created By: Divine.angel | 2013-09-16 11:47 | 1049 Views | 0 Comments

Hello All

My 12 year old sister is suffering from epilepsy. Due to peer pressure and non cooperative teachers at school we were forced to stop her formal schooling. Along with epilepsy she...

Created By: fajarsez | 2013-09-16 05:01 | 1411 Views | 2 Comments

My daughter is 2 years old now, 10kg of weight. His first seizure came when she was 9 months. Her first medication was Depakene, but since she got other seizures, she has been given until maximum...

Created By: mereloaded | 2013-09-10 16:44 | 2040 Views | 5 Comments

My sons neuro said that people that are "cured" from epilepsy, whether from surgery or spontaneous, cannot drive because they are "off meds". Is this true? Soo I guess the "epilepsy" tag in the DL...

Created By: Rainbowchiclet | 2013-08-21 02:35 | 2336 Views | 3 Comments

Hi guy's, this is my first post on the fourms and I'm just curious about outgrowing epilepsy and was wondering if you guys could give me some information about it.

First though here's a...

Created By: EdiGuruPaPa | 2013-07-31 12:23 | 3734 Views | 13 Comments

My granddaughter has had seizures since she was six (6) years old.  She just turned 16 and is heartbroken that she can't even think about getting her license or driving because she still has...

Created By: secil | 2013-07-29 12:52 | 1027 Views | 1 Comment

We
are a team of MIT and Harvard scientist working with a start-up company
on a product that detects seizure events and alarms designated family
members and caretakers of...

Created By: xandragerman | 2013-07-29 08:35 | 2219 Views | 3 Comments

Hi Everyone, Some colleagues and I at MIT and a small company are working to build a seizure detection wristband to help keep epilepsy patients safe. This wristband will send a text message to...

Created By: scaredypants19 | 2013-07-22 01:11 | 1628 Views | 5 Comments

Lately I've been noticing a connection between my seizures and anxiety (when I feel nervous or really scare ) my pulse quickens and so does my heart rate . I've also noticed that I've become more...

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