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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: portialee | 2011-10-20 17:59 | 632 Views | 4 Comments

Hi guys,

So I also have epilepsy (grand & petit mal although luckily i've been seizure free for almost 5 years now) and am currently doing my training to become a secondary school...

Created By: jforce | 2011-10-17 21:47 | 5491 Views | 2 Comments

My 15 yr old son was just diagnosed with epilepsy. He is on Keppra and smokes marijuana. Are there any serious side effects of smoking while on Keppra. Anyone out there smoke and take Keppra? He...

Created By: alyssa18 | 2011-10-11 09:25 | 297 Views | 0 Comments

 

  My Daughter had the VNS since she was 2 1/2 years old, this will be her 2nd replacement.  

  She has grand mal and  petite, and is mentally delayed due to her seizures....

Created By: mom_of_21978 | 2011-10-06 08:17 | 301 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 15 years old. He had a Gran mal seizure almost a week ago today it was different than the last one he had. This time after the seziure the after effect did not go away here it is almost...

Created By: mystic1930 | 2011-09-23 08:34 | 353 Views | 0 Comments

My son has a seizure disorder - no one is calling it Epilepsy - though I guess it is.

 

He is 14 autistic. He has never experiences convulsions. but has staring episodes and...

Created By: nicholas47 | 2011-09-20 07:23 | 619 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 6 years old with LGS and ESES.  His EEG is so active both awake and asleep.  In sleep he has continious spike waves from the minute he closes his eyes.  Awake it spikes between 2-5 sec'...

Created By: tripletmom | 2011-09-19 21:45 | 751 Views | 6 Comments

Hello All...I have 9 year old triplets, 2 of them have been diagnosed with benign rolandic epilepsy. They both take 300mg of Trileptal  2x's a day. We have noticed a sharp decline in their...

Created By: mohammed10 | 2011-09-17 17:46 | 286 Views | 0 Comments

Iv been diagnosed for 4 years and nothing like this is been happening, recently when I try to say something my mouth stays opening and I can't talk I have no control over it also whenn I was...

Created By: hearingdamage | 2011-09-10 14:52 | 485 Views | 0 Comments

Hey guys,

Lately, during seizures parts of my body have been going numb (my legs, my arms, my face) and my fingers sometimes curl up, which I found odd when it first happen because my...

Created By: jessica_1994 | 2011-08-29 16:16 | 388 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with absence epilepsy like a month ago, but I've been tired all the time for a yearish now. I am on medication now, and I'm just wondering if maybe it's something to do with my...

Created By: I-hate-my-epilepsy1001 | 2011-08-27 19:52 | 403 Views | 0 Comments

Okay, I've been on Clobazim for a year and half ish and it hasn't worked for my petit mal seizures. I was wondering, how long does it take to work? I'm going to get the medication soon (after...

Created By: 234kelkel | 2011-08-22 03:59 | 392 Views | 2 Comments

Hello...well I am 19 and I have just graduated high school this past year. I'm planning on going to a community college. I am a proud owner of a drivers license (finally after turning 18) and I...

Created By: crisgrullon | 2011-08-16 22:04 | 989 Views | 13 Comments

Im just really wondering if there is someone on this website girl or guy that is fresh out of high school-(seems to me its just worried parents-no offence to the parents) ???And if theres anyone...

Created By: dkatiemom | 2011-08-16 16:40 | 348 Views | 0 Comments

I have a 12 year-old with autism. Last Friday, he began having absolutely shocking behavior outside of the norm (eye's rolling back, lip quivering, inability to control his muscles, etc.). I...

Created By: Juliabrim | 2011-08-13 10:14 | 347 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter is 6 and going for her first video EEG. We are checking into the hospital for three days. Does anyone have tips or suggestions for our hospital stay? Or things they wish they had known...

Created By: I-hate-my-epilepsy1001 | 2011-08-12 18:06 | 348 Views | 0 Comments

I'm 15 and have had petit mal for awhile, I was just curious when will I know when the petit mal seizures are going away? Are there any signs I can watch out for?

Created By: KarenE | 2011-08-11 16:58 | 297 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Karen Egan and I am an Irish student doing a masters Occupational therapy project on the Disclosure of epilepsy in young adult friendships and the decision-making process around this....

Created By: Mikesor | 2011-08-09 03:35 | 365 Views | 1 Comment

Hello. My brother ( 15 years old ) had what I think it was a seizure. That was around 2 months ago. 2 weeks ago he had another one. Now, I wasn't sure how the second one started, we were all...

Created By: I-hate-my-epilepsy1001 | 2011-08-06 17:12 | 752 Views | 4 Comments

I am curious about this, why do I have more seizures in the MORNING than at night. I wake up sometimes and have none but other times a good few. And this drives me freakin...

Created By: kbon90 | 2011-08-03 18:51 | 365 Views | 2 Comments

I have been dealing with Epilepsy and Seizures all my life ever since I was a baby.

Does Epilepsy and Seizures every go away or does it stay with you for the rest of your life

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