Topic: Parents & Caregivers

Created By: Laughandluv@q.com | 2015-05-05 17:53 | 347 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter just fractured her wrist. Last year she fractured her other wrist. She has been seizure free with Depakote for almost 6 years now. Should I be concerned about bone density problems or...

Created By: kerausmommy | 2015-05-03 23:05 | 616 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everybody!

I am new here. Our son started having seizures at 5 days old. He had an abnormal EEG and was put on medication until he was 6 months old after a normal EEG. At 8 months he...

Created By: Lovley44 | 2015-04-30 12:26 | 379 Views | 2 Comments

Hello my daughter was diagnosed with absence, drop, and just recently shes been partial full on seizures that last about 3mins. When she was first diagnosed it was just the absence seizures she...

Created By: marialenar | 2015-04-28 19:05 | 428 Views | 1 Comment

This is all new to me.  My four year old for the past year has had daily numerous "events", although which were suspected to be seizures, were not diagnosed until yesterday on her EEG during a...

Created By: motian77 | 2015-04-27 16:26 | 472 Views | 1 Comment

My 10 year old daughter was recently diagnosed with Complex Partial Seizures. For the last year she was have "anxiety" attacks at odd random times. She also has mild ADHD and I thought maybe this...

Created By: momof2girls | 2015-04-26 22:41 | 401 Views | 0 Comments

My 8 year old was diagnosis with Absence seizures 3 years ago, also ADHD, and hypothyroidism. Since kindergarten she has struggled in school, so after a lot of test they...

Created By: Lixina | 2015-04-24 22:09 | 321 Views | 0 Comments

I'm doing a survey on how IQ is related to a child's temperament, and I'm looking for kids at both extremes of IQ - gifted and cognitively impaired. Parents are welcome to participate regardless...

Created By: tobins_mom | 2015-04-21 22:28 | 538 Views | 6 Comments

My son had his first seizure in November 2014 and we were eventually sent home told that it was most likely a fluke. When his seizures continued he was eventualy started on Keppra but they still...

Created By: zion_hazel | 2015-04-18 18:56 | 396 Views | 2 Comments

hi my son zion had a seizure 8 weeks ago and they didnt put him on any medicine .they just gave him ipubrofen bc he gained a fever while having a seizure .HE DID NOT HAVE ONE BEFORE THE...

Created By: Jenny P | 2015-04-18 07:30 | 364 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, my 4 yr. old son doesn't talk at this time due to ADEM, lesions in the brain.  Before ADEM, he was articulate and spoke very well. 

Currently, he's on Topomax and is drowsy, sluggish...

Created By: Adutruch | 2015-04-16 23:53 | 472 Views | 1 Comment

 

Hi, I am new so please be patient. My 7 year old was diagnosed with epilepsy a few months ago and he is taking lamictal. He is developmentally delayed and has also been diagnosed with...

Created By: AngelaVA | 2015-04-16 17:32 | 386 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter has complex partial and secondary generalized seizures.  Twice in the last week she has asked me "Did I just have a seizure?" and she does seem very sleepy afterwards which is her...

Created By: Cbbaylis | 2015-04-14 22:15 | 448 Views | 3 Comments

My son 9 months old. He weighs 14 lbs. He's been on keppra since he was 4 1/2 months old. He started at 1ml then was upped to 1.5, 2, 2.5, and now 3ml. We went to the pharmacy today to pick up...

Created By: BlueSky87 | 2015-04-14 15:00 | 419 Views | 3 Comments

My 3.5 year old has been really scaring me lately, and I just don't know what to think about it. I know it could maybe be night terrors...but I am also worried it might be some form of seizures. I...

Created By: lesliekay81 | 2015-04-13 17:31 | 1115 Views | 1 Comment

My son is 19 months old and started having complex partial seizures at 11 months (August 2014).  His seizures are the result of a stroke he suffered very early on in utero.  He has mild muscle...

Created By: Brenden06 | 2015-04-13 16:21 | 375 Views | 0 Comments

 

My 8 year old son has a generized seizure disorder.   He currently takes 150 mg of lamictal twice daily and 2ml of keppra twice daily ( was originally 3.5ml twice daily).    He has been...

Created By: Holly Marie | 2015-04-12 20:52 | 377 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone,

We are looking for advice/experiences with myoclonic absence epilepsy especially in children under 5.  Our daughter who is a twin and almost four years old experienced her...

Created By: jmoffitt09 | 2015-04-10 15:39 | 487 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all,

I am new to learning about seizures.  My daughter who is 23 months old had her first and only seizure on 2/28.  She woke up early in the morning seizing, unresponsive, rigid body...

Created By: nycmom | 2015-04-09 12:58 | 460 Views | 0 Comments

I am the parent of a 23 year old daughter who was recently diagnosed with MEAK after 13 years of rigorous testing, consultations with some of the top doctors in the country and many unsuccessful...

Created By: nycmom | 2015-04-09 11:01 | 366 Views | 0 Comments

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