Topic: New to Epilepsy.com

Created By: nana of 3 | 2016-01-17 22:30 | 187 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I was recently diagnosed with having what the neurologist called "a penny's worth of epilepsy" He has ordered an EEG and MRI and has prescribed me Topamax 50 mg to once a day for a week to...

Created By: Heda5557 | 2016-01-15 23:22 | 299 Views | 1 Comment

Hey all, found this while researching online. Typing on my phone so sorry for grammar. I'm trying to decide if I should see a neuro, and this isn't something I discuss with family or friends....

Created By: Noreen22 | 2016-01-15 18:13 | 147 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone. I am the mom to a 16 year old girl that I adopted at age 1. There is no known family history for my daughter. She has cerebral palsy. At age 5, after taking an antihistamine she had...

Created By: Krystal9409 | 2016-01-14 08:00 | 199 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

 

I was diagnosed back in October of last year due to the fact that I kept smelling smoke.  The smell would come and go sometimes every day.  My doctor ordered an EEG...

Created By: Stevenkca | 2016-01-13 17:49 | 123 Views | 1 Comment

Ok so to start I am a 16 year old boy around 5 7" and 150 pounds.

In the locker room today, I overheard my teammates talking about choke holds. I did MMA for 2-3 years so I was feeling...

Created By: csimmons3695 | 2016-01-13 11:35 | 169 Views | 1 Comment

hi everyone, I'm 20 years old and about 4 weeks ago, I had a grand mal seizure. I woke up at 2am to get on a flight to Florida with my mom and sister. About 15 minutes after waking up, I collapsed...

Created By: knelsen | 2016-01-11 14:32 | 184 Views | 1 Comment

My son, just had a second episode of tonic clonic seizures following recovery of a stomach virus. The first time this happened was June of 2015. My son got a stomach bug, no fever, little to no...

Created By: gemma715 | 2016-01-11 09:28 | 183 Views | 1 Comment

A few days ago, my husband “fainted” at the movie theater. It was a particularly violent and realistic scene but this has never happened before and we watched many movies like this before. He has...

Created By: sk112 | 2016-01-07 10:12 | 156 Views | 0 Comments

I'm confident I'm getting seizures although it's undiagnosed.  Partial and absent seizures mostly.  Sometimes I'll get multiple absent seizures a day.  It's starting to really scare me now that I'...

Created By: Krissi | 2016-01-07 04:58 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all, I was diagnosed as a tonic clonic epileptic 5 months ago. I'm 34 .My first seizure was at work and I woke up in the ambulance with no memory of what happened. My EEGs have both been...

Created By: ksantangelo | 2015-12-31 12:01 | 199 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 45 yr old female who has had petit-mal seizures since I was 13. For the first 20 years I had them any time of the day, but had auras about 2 mins before, so I had some time to prepare for...

Created By: Secgmc | 2015-12-28 00:37 | 163 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, my daughter is 6 has ASD SPd and is nonverbal. January 12 she has a neurology/EEG Appointment for suspected seizures. My worry is that I am pretty sure she is having seizures and she will...

Created By: Prionyx | 2015-12-27 00:57 | 193 Views | 0 Comments

Hi.  I've been experiencing a number of problems lately that make me wonder if I might be suffering from epilepsy.  I attempted to see a doctor for over a year, but I don't have insurance so I...

Created By: Nickie-Gay | 2015-12-23 14:01 | 245 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I am Nickie. My son Ty who is 8 recently was injured by another student at school which has resulted in seizures...his EEG shows focal and general, MRI was clear. We are currently on his 3rd...

Created By: khorton702@gmail.com | 2015-12-21 08:25 | 164 Views | 0 Comments

my son, 12 yrs old has been saying that only when he lays down at night, he notices that his left foot twitches and it keeps him awake, the only way it will stop is if he puts a slipper on. this...

Created By: determinedmechanic | 2015-12-16 12:23 | 240 Views | 0 Comments

Hey y'all. I was diagnosed with epilepsy about 2.5 years ago. This is going to be a long post, I have tried researching to see if any one has experienced similar episodes but have not found...

Created By: loganschilling123 | 2015-12-15 20:10 | 228 Views | 1 Comment

 Hi, my name's Logan, I'm a 16 year old female. I stumbled apon this forum after looking up some strange symptoms I've been having. I'm new to this forum/community and I'd really appreciate any ...

Created By: Hope.Love.Cure | 2015-12-13 11:05 | 172 Views | 0 Comments

I am new to Epilepsy and I'd love to connect with people who know what I go thru on a daily basis and can help me and my family learn to deal with my new situation. I have a facebook I just...

Created By: ruhu | 2015-12-08 16:33 | 236 Views | 0 Comments

My son recently slept-walked & ended up at a neighbors.  He was very confused & scared, and didn't know how he got there.  We assume it was after a seizure as he was very tired & sore...

Created By: bcooley | 2015-12-07 01:03 | 228 Views | 0 Comments

~~I began having deja vu like symptoms last spring. Following this was an unpleasant, disconnected, feeling in my brain. I did not lose conciousness but did feel like I had somewhat left the...

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