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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: gigichuu | 2012-10-08 17:34 | 533 Views | 3 Comments

So about 5 months ago towards the end of May, I had a seizure at the end of my high school graduation. I do not have a history of seizures and this was my first one. Earlier that day I did not eat...

Created By: JoseMaks | 2012-08-18 16:22 | 455 Views | 3 Comments

I was 6 months seizure free and halfway to being able to apply for my G1.However I just had a simple partial in my sleep and was wondering if this will reset the amount of time I have to go...

Created By: darkkiller1996 | 2012-08-10 11:05 | 443 Views | 1 Comment

hey
I'm 15 and I've been having fits for 9 years normally my fits are caused by shocks like someone dropping something, being startled and that sort of thing. they cause auras which I have...

Created By: rynordin | 2012-08-05 23:24 | 1081 Views | 7 Comments

Since the end of 8th grade, I've had absence seizures, but I wasn't medically diagnosed until June of this year, and I just finised my Junior year of high school. When I turned 16, I did receive...

Created By: myejk | 2012-07-31 10:43 | 347 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

My daughter is 6 and has been on Trileptal for almost 2 years. We recently just added Keppra, as she has not been seizure free on the Trileptal only. My concern is how tired she can...

Created By: kcorkern | 2012-07-11 22:48 | 411 Views | 3 Comments

Hi y'all. I'm Katie. My 5 year old Connor, has a severe brain malformation and has uncontrollable seizures. He has numerous myoclonics, a tonics, and absence everyday. He has regressed very much...

Created By: lillianwalsh | 2012-06-29 11:17 | 1198 Views | 3 Comments

My daughter had 2 seizures in 2006 when she was 2 and was diagnosed with simple partial seizures.  She was treated for a year and weened off the medication.  Ever since she still have terrifying...

Created By: stephmanietta | 2012-06-16 10:49 | 278 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all, I am new to this forum, and my family is new to seizures.

I will give you a little bit of back story to start with, sorry if this get long.

My youngest son was born...

Created By: terralynn | 2012-06-06 19:03 | 599 Views | 5 Comments

I'm new to the site and need someone who understands what it's like rather then telling me "you don't need to drive then". It all started yesterday in drivers ed. We were filling out the permit...

Created By: anangelsmom | 2012-06-03 15:48 | 341 Views | 2 Comments

My daughter started having seizures this school term her 3rd grade year. The only problem is they only seemed to be happening at school . We have never seen any of them in her. Only the teachers,...

Created By: taylor4181 | 2012-05-22 11:17 | 292 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 11 and was diagnosed with epilepsy September 2011. He has Clonic-Tonic, Complex Partial, Myoclonic, and Absent seizures. He is currently taking Depakote to control his seizures....

Created By: New2Epilepsy | 2012-05-16 10:27 | 436 Views | 3 Comments

Hello I am new to the site and new to Epilepsy in general. I was wondering if anyone could help me out with getting some answers. My daughter is 16 and she was recently diagnosed with generalized...

Created By: emma659 | 2012-04-18 14:40 | 239 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Emma and I'm currently studying an access to nursing course at college. For this course I have been asked to complete a research project on a subject of my choice. The subject I...

Created By: hearingdamage | 2012-04-06 15:03 | 450 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I have TLE and in the last few months I´ve been having a lot of anxiety attacks. I also have extreme moments of euphoria when I laugh uncontrollably and moments when I cry uncontrollably too...

Created By: jason481 | 2012-03-31 01:42 | 362 Views | 2 Comments

My two year old daughter had two tonic clonic seizures in octobers and was put on keppra. all her tests came back positive showed nothing. she was seizure free since her first two. We had a 24...

Created By: got2kids | 2012-03-22 22:47 | 416 Views | 5 Comments

I am hoping someone can provide me with some insight on seizures and
hallucinations. My daughter who is 13 has complex partials, absense, and
tonic clonic seizures. Last week I...

Created By: tlabruyere | 2012-03-18 09:13 | 486 Views | 0 Comments

My son is now 5 years old.He has has had about three episodes  that we  know for sure were seizures One when he was four years old was very bad and had a bout 5 seizures within and hour.I dont...

Created By: mjdeters | 2012-02-29 20:48 | 589 Views | 1 Comment

I am desperate for some insight from other parents or professional with an open mind!

My daughter had an ischemic hypoxic brain injury 10 days after birth that resulted in severe...

Created By: MarcieJoann | 2012-02-19 22:12 | 226 Views | 0 Comments

My 13 month old son was diagnosed with epilepsy in January. He has several different seizures and goes into status epilepticus. His seizures happen between 7pm and 7am. I need to figure out a way...

Created By: andiw5050 | 2012-02-10 12:57 | 809 Views | 8 Comments

My 9 year old daughter has been "spacing out" little bits a time for a couple years now, and today her teacher just called with concern. She says she has noticed in more fequently in class, and...

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