Topic: Parents & Caregivers

Created By: momofboyz | 2015-11-30 09:42 | 1 Comment

My 6 year old son was diagnosed with absence seizures in the Spring of this year.  We received a second opinion in September and he began taking ethosuximde.  He is currently taking 8ml per day, 4...

Created By: erin_gray1 | 2015-11-16 11:48 | 0 Comments

I am new to this forum and really any kind of support. I have hesitated to reach out as my daughter does not have grand mal seizures and others seem to struggle so much more. I am reaching our to...

Created By: Shirley ASRN | 2015-11-16 04:34 | 0 Comments

I have been fighting for legislation to legalize CBD oil in Indiana.  I have been very disappointed with our senate as they will not let a bill be heard or voted on for it.  I happen to find it at...

Created By: crlanier | 2015-11-14 07:20 | 0 Comments

My daughter (12) has been taken to the ER twice with severe abdominal pain but the Drs cannot find a cause for the pain.  Sonogram, XRay and blood work have been done but revealing nothing.  This...

Created By: PhiltheDad | 2015-11-14 05:00 | 0 Comments

Another wave of seizures tonight for my D. Back in the hospital. Just short of status epilepticus. Dose of ativan is the only thing slowing it all down. I'm half a continent away. Flying in a few...

Created By: wawadehut | 2015-11-10 09:30 | 3 Comments

First a little background:  My daughter (10) has been through a variety of medications in the five years since she started having absence seizures.   She still has a number of...

Created By: PhiltheDad | 2015-11-09 06:56 | 2 Comments

But this time it's worse. 

We are into year 7 with this.  Our daughter is now in college (a good thing) but after some years of good control, she has fallen off the wagon.  Several recent...

Created By: Abpie | 2015-11-08 11:05 | 0 Comments

My son has had approximately a dozen episodes that resemble seizures in the last 3 years. He is four. They occur when he hurts himself. They last only 10 to 20 second. He typically cries, then...

Created By: cindy.lou | 2015-11-06 19:11 | 1 Comment

6 year old with MRI showing MTS, but the EEG is showing generalized activity.  Does that mean the MTS definitely isn't causing her seizures? 

Created By: emilyb0429 | 2015-11-06 01:50 | 1 Comment

Hi, my 6 mo old was diagnosed about 2 months ago with ADNFLE.  This came after an 11 day NICU stay for seizures.  Luckily my career has given me plenty of experience with seizures.  However, I...

Created By: Ashlee076 | 2015-11-04 11:55 | 1 Comment

My 18 month old daughter has had horrible diarrhea since starting her medication. Coincidentally her 2.5 yr old brother is vomiting from the stomach flu so  i am wondering if anyone experienced...

Created By: poonam | 2015-11-04 05:43 | 2 Comments

Hello Everyone

My 5 year old son has been diagnosed with absence seizures

Doctor had prescribed Depakene for him where we found that seizures had increased

when we went to...

Created By: chaire | 2015-10-29 21:34 | 0 Comments

My son is 5 1/2. He had a perintal stroke, which caused damage to the right temporal lobe of his brain; PET also confirmed his left dorsal thalamus is not functioning properly. He has autism,...

Created By: Wterry | 2015-10-28 23:57 | 1 Comment

We have a 6 year old taking ethosumuxside 250ml twice a day. Seizure free for 3 years. We go next month for overnight EEG, if results are still good, weaning medication will be discussed(as told...

Created By: jotting | 2015-10-28 14:37 | 0 Comments

Has anyone used anything like My IHR or any of those other digital medical record services?  My understanding is that you create the online account and provide all the pertinent medical data to...

Created By: aparente001 | 2015-10-26 22:51 | 2 Comments

Hi, I tutor my friend's child in math, as a volunteer, three times a week.  We'll call my friend M., and her child A.  A. has epilepsy and is ten years old.  He has been struggling in math in...

Created By: jotting | 2015-10-22 14:16 | 6 Comments

So we did the MRI and that came back with no obvious abnormalities in the brain.  That's terrific news!  Not dealing with cancer or a brain mass or anything like that.  However, when he woke up...

Created By: Cam's Mom | 2015-10-20 10:19 | 4 Comments

Hello. My 9 year old son was diagnosed with Absence Seizures about 1.5 months ago. He's currently on medication and seems to be doing well (despite the side effects). He's very active in baseball...

Created By: Momofteenboy75 | 2015-10-19 16:34 | 2 Comments

Hello,

My son was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 6 years old, which was very hard for me to handle and accept at first. As we started the doctor visits, the dr had me hopeful he...

Created By: Miss | 2015-10-15 16:47 | 6 Comments

Hi, my son had his first seizure at 6 months of age. It was chalked up to a febrile seizure and we moved on. When he was 11 months old, he had a cluster of seizures that resulted in us being...

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