Topic: Parents & Caregivers

Created By: Worriedmom_58fcb49422d56 | 2017-04-23 11:19 | 4 Comments

My daughter is 21 months old. She had her 18 month vaccines on Wednesday. She had a low grade fever all day Thursday. I noticed her fever rise around 5 pm and gave her Tylenol. About 15 minutes...

Created By: jjchart | 2017-04-23 00:01 | 3 Comments

I'm very new to this, so fair warning. We just found out this week that my son, 7, is having seizures. It seems to me like they're increasing in frequency just in a week. It may honestly...

Created By: Elljen | 2017-04-22 19:30 | 60 Comments

Hello. I'm very concerned and found this site. I have a 12-year old son. Over the past maybe 3-4 months, we've noticed a few occasions (maybe 4-5, although I'm not sure), in...

Created By: mckennas | 2017-04-14 21:20 | 3 Comments

HI
Our 15 y/o son was recently diagnosed with Absence seizures. I am worried about starting him on medication due to risk of personality change/depression, etc. Is anyone doing any kind of...

Created By: Syanamal | 2017-04-13 23:59 | 6 Comments

The first time he had, he stopped responding. Went to couch and just slept for an hour to 2. Happened about 4 times on same day and finally had a vomiting. Took him to ER and had one more. They...

Created By: Calvin17 | 2017-04-13 15:05 | 3 Comments

Our Son (first child) had his first seizure on day 2 of life, it included apnea (labored breathing and his skin turned dusky). Doctors gave him every test, and never found anything out of the...

Created By: Sweetpea4 | 2017-04-07 11:20 | 8 Comments

Feeling overwhelmed with emotion. My daughter had another seizure 2nd one this morning. Really wish I could make this better for her. We have a trip planned on Sunday. I am getting more nervous...

Created By: MFlores78 | 2017-04-03 16:56 | 2 Comments

My 16 year old son was recently diagnosed with juvenile epilepsy in Sept. 2016. He had 7 seizures in almost as many weeks. A variety of medication cocktails were tried and he went from 6 pills, to...

Created By: ELove | 2017-04-02 21:01 | 5 Comments

My daughter will be turning 3 this week. She was diagnosed with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy. The neurologist was very confident about the diagnosis based upon my wife's description of the...

Created By: Sweetpea4 | 2017-04-02 11:12 | 1 Comment

Hello. I am new to this forum. My daughter is 13 years old. She had her 1st seizure in Nov. 2016. We also found that she was having absence seizures. We are currently changing medications. Just...

Created By: srl1975 | 2017-03-30 17:04 | 2 Comments

Hi, this may not be the right place as we don't know if my daughter has epilepsy or not - but hopefully someone might recognise the symptoms from experience and be able to point us in the...

Created By: haustoria | 2017-03-30 09:06 | 4 Comments

My daughter is 6 and still having absent seizures after lots of med adjustments. My neuro says we are heading towards a Vagus nerve stimulator. This sounds way over the top to me. Her seizures are...

Created By: KCsMom7301 | 2017-03-30 01:18 | 8 Comments

My son is 15, he began having seizure at the age of 14 and has only had clonic tonic aka grand Mal seizures since the beginning. My sons neurologist has not given my son any limitations since we...

Created By: Emtbennett08 | 2017-03-18 13:23 | 5 Comments

I'm going to try to keep this short... my daughter is 7. At 5 she was diagnosed with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy. Just this week we did an at home EEG due to her complaining of bad migraines a...

Created By: Nrestaino | 2017-03-15 20:57 | 1 Comment

I have a friend who has seizures and it's tough to see her post seizure. Her balance is off and she cannot drive for a certain amount of time. I feel like I can handle those feelings when she...

Created By: Jenswin2017 | 2017-03-14 18:11 | 1 Comment

My 16 year old daughter is on Keppra, Zonegran and lamotrigine. She just started the Lamotrigine two weeks ago. In the past two months her Keppra was increased as well.

Also in the past...

Created By: TJE0807 | 2017-03-11 17:06 | 13 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: cap_58c30661b51a5 | 2017-03-10 15:04 | 3 Comments

I am new to this. I need support

Created By: louie2024 | 2017-03-09 13:16 | 3 Comments

I am new to this site and honestly new to a blog. My wife has been having seizures for almost 13 years now and we have learned to adapt. She has been on every medication known to man and still...

Created By: Chui | 2017-03-07 20:07 | 3 Comments

My son had a seizure three days in a row at school, all happened just before lunch. He did not have any seizure next three days at home but had another one at the same time first day when he was...

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