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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Shanks | 2015-03-04 03:34 | 9 Views | 0 Comments

Hi guys, my name is Shanks and I am new to this forum.... I developed seizures about 18 years (1997) after a serious tryst with Dengue Fever... According to then medical reports, the fever went to...

Created By: Shanks | 2015-03-04 03:28 | 4 Views | 0 Comments

I take about 1500 mg of Sodium Valporate on a daily basis and as a result I have developed large amounts of fat (cellulite) around my waist alone.... my hands and legs are normal albeit thin (...

Created By: TC2550 | 2015-03-01 05:11 | 34 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am 20 years old and I have a history of epilepsy.  I had absense seizures as a young kid and a grand mal when I was six. I was on dilantin until I was 12 at which point my EGGs had...

Created By: ChrisZ5151 | 2015-02-28 18:38 | 32 Views | 0 Comments

About a month ago I was in the shower, when out of nowhere I felt extremely weak and light headed. Only a couple seconds later I remember vaguely falling and going unconscious( I'm not sure if I...

Created By: melissaequalsmusic | 2015-02-27 14:38 | 62 Views | 1 Comment

    Hi guys!  My name is Melissa and I am a 21 year old girl with a pretty uninteresting medical history, that is until recently.  

About a year and a half ago, I had my first “episode".  ...

Created By: Jasonm88 | 2015-02-26 23:13 | 38 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone. 

I'm a 26 year old male with a somewhat insignificant medical history until recently. 

When I was 19 (2007) I was diagnosed with Panic Disorder after having what we...

Created By: Dostoyevsky Reincarnated | 2015-02-26 03:17 | 29 Views | 0 Comments

So I have deloped tics, vocal ones. They may not be seizure. Wiki says tics are neuropsycholigical in nature, so they may have a a relation to the problem in the brain that causes the seizures if...

Created By: hammy.buster | 2015-02-25 17:10 | 45 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there, I am new to the site but I was wondering if anyone has some advice.

HISTORY: Had 3 "episodes" that doctors/bystanders were unsure if it was merely a faint that looked like a...

Created By: Cazz78 | 2015-02-25 15:12 | 40 Views | 1 Comment

 

Hi, I have had a few seizures in my life. First of all caused by excessive drinking & happening the morning after, waking up with an horrendous headache & blured vision. Sometimes...

Created By: jmhoefen@gmail.com | 2015-02-23 18:43 | 33 Views | 1 Comment

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hi, Im 60 and have questions on myoclonic jerks. I had a epidural shot that caused me a lot of pain. A week later I started having myoclonic jerks in my upper body.later I started having...

Created By: kitty300 | 2015-02-20 09:35 | 71 Views | 2 Comments

   This is a more detailed version of my last post. I will write down all of the details I know as the person who commented didn't understand me or answer my question at all. Thanks in...

Created By: hossana3 | 2015-02-19 20:40 | 46 Views | 1 Comment

I had an eeg test yesterday. Doing a workup for possible seizures. During the breathing portion of the test, I began to get a very bad feeling (sensation) in my head. I was not dizzy and I did not...

Created By: kitty300 | 2015-02-19 11:23 | 53 Views | 1 Comment

About four years ago I had a seizure while riding a horse. I went to my doctor and after all tests, including an eeg, came back normal he said it was a one time thing. Just last night I had...

Created By: smrbj | 2015-02-13 06:44 | 60 Views | 1 Comment

hello - my daughter (16) was diagnosed with P.O.T.S. (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) 2 years ago after multiple episodes of syncope. She has experienced syncope on and off since a...

Created By: Radicalskier | 2015-02-11 20:03 | 54 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

I'm posting for a dear friend of mine....does anyone know how many seisure types are directly related to an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism)?

 

Created By: scotts dad | 2015-02-03 19:52 | 58 Views | 2 Comments

Why isn't there a self test to get a dilantin level? 

Diabetics can test themselves and adjust their mediication accordingly. 

Why can't...

Created By: ksmadhav | 2015-01-22 08:28 | 137 Views | 1 Comment

Hello!

I am new here and looking for some help from members. This will be a bit long, but I hope you people can help me out! Many thanks in advance!

I am a 23 year old guy from...

Created By: cjp0008@auburn.edu | 2015-01-21 18:32 | 82 Views | 1 Comment

Hi guys, I'm a 22yo white (people of Euro ancestry tend to have thick skulls!) male with a constellation of symptoms that a neurologist suspects are the result of partial seizures.  Otherwise in...

Created By: jayrose | 2015-01-16 18:54 | 124 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

I've been having these episodes for a couple of years now. Neurologist couldn't find anything. Happens during times of great stress. Usual series of events goes as follows:

1. I...

Created By: dickey890 | 2015-01-07 21:21 | 326 Views | 0 Comments

Did anyone see the Doctors TV Show where a child had ~ 300 a day and she took Castor Bean oil. They almost immediately stopped - 1 hour. Here is the link. It is almost at the bottom of the page....

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