Topic: New to Epilepsy.com

Created By: tmornin | 2017-03-11 19:26 | 2 Comments

Hello everyone,

I have a number of questions and a story to tell. First, I am 35 years old. I used to have fever convulsions all the time when I was a kid and they told me i'd outgrow...

Created By: TJE0807 | 2017-03-11 17:32 | 7 Comments

Hello,
I am brand new here and in need of some help. Please bear with my lengthy post. My 16-year-old daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy this week. I live in the South in a small town, and...

Created By: GTIGuy8787 | 2017-03-10 10:18 | 1 Comment

So I had my first nocturnal seizure the other day (Presidents Day) and I've been concerned ever since, even to the point to where it's difficult to fall asleep because of the concern I...

Created By: Bryanna | 2017-03-08 23:27 | 4 Comments

My son has been having migraines since he was 4 years old and he had some of what I thought were auras to his migraines, although in these instances never developed into migraines. He had his...

Created By: marci569 | 2017-03-01 16:26 | 5 Comments

My 15 year old had two seizures and has been diagnosed with generalized epilepsy. My question/problem is the medication. They started him on Keppra, and that made him angry, depressed, and...

Created By: aspinast | 2017-03-01 10:15 | 1 Comment

I had 2 episodes (1 1/2 years ago) of what I was told are "auras" then went through testing for heart problems, CT scans, EEGs and blood tests. All the results to come back in normal...

Created By: CrawfordsMom | 2017-02-27 20:19 | 1 Comment

Hi, My 4 year old son started on Keppra today have being diagnosed with left focal and secondary generalized epilepsy on Friday. I am a total mixed bag of emotions and can't even begin to...

Created By: hall_220 | 2017-02-27 13:51 | 0 Comments

I am 53. My first "episode" was in 1985 after giving birth and placing baby for adoption. My last was 30 minutes ago. I haven't had one in approximately 3 years. Prior to that they...

Created By: Joanna M. | 2017-02-27 00:46 | 0 Comments

Let me start from the beginning. I had a concussion a while back I didn't notice anything afterwards for awhile. A few months ago I woke up and was heading to the living room. All of a sudden...

Created By: cholland | 2017-02-26 18:54 | 0 Comments

I am hoping to get some opinions and thoughts about your experience with spina bifida and focal seizures. We have a 7 yo girl that was just diagnosed with the seizures and of course the...

Created By: missicarp | 2017-02-26 17:58 | 0 Comments

Hi - My daughter (17) was diagnosed with Left Frontal Lobe Epilepsy two weeks ago. She had her first tonic clonic seizure on Jan. 22- we went in and they said many people only have one seizure-...

Created By: wmevans | 2017-02-26 13:02 | 0 Comments

I am a 42 year old male, never had a seizure in my life, then last year (May 2016) I had my first seizure at work. I had another in July in which I fractured my back, another in August in which a...

Created By: Tmoscat | 2017-02-26 09:19 | 0 Comments

Hello, I'm new to this site and I'm sure this question has been asked before but I just can't find it. Can infants grow out of myoclonic jerks? My daughters jerks were brought on by...

Created By: Yogamom1 | 2017-02-23 20:58 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone. I'm new here and in serious need of some advice. Earlier this morning around 9am I had an appointment with my dentist to extract a molar in the lower left area of my mouth from a...

Created By: MVelj | 2017-02-22 20:49 | 0 Comments

Hi,
Can anybody help interpret the following findings extract.
'There was T3 phase reversal seen once on the study'
Impression - This is an abnormal eeg due to the...

Created By: desperatehouswife | 2017-02-22 13:21 | 0 Comments

Hi,I'm gonna try to make this short.3 years ago I've started to experience seizures,they're very violent,agressive,I loose conscious,my head hurts,they start without warning,...

Created By: m2Ros | 2017-02-12 11:49 | 0 Comments

My daughter is 15 and has been dealing with some increasing symptoms that have caused both our PCP and an ER doctor to refer us to a neurologist. I'd like to first say that when she was 8,...

Created By: Seven7herold | 2017-02-08 10:10 | 0 Comments

I have had absent seizure since I was 15. I am now 22 and have had my first two grand mal seizures in the past 3 months. Today I have had an indescribable feeling. Just a feeling of being off and...

Created By: emarsh0004 | 2017-02-08 01:16 | 0 Comments

I'm going to try to make this as short as possible.
I'm 24 with no real previous medical history except anemia. I'm 3 months postpartum. A couple of weeks ago, I had mastitis...

Created By: DaniGrace | 2017-02-06 16:06 | 0 Comments

Hi.. first time here so apologies if I ramble! I'm 24 years old and had my first tonic clinic seizure 8 months ago. I had a lot of tests done including MRI, EEG, 24 hour heart monitor and...

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