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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: jhchavezr@gmail.com | 2014-07-28 16:56 | 9 Views | 0 Comments

 My question is:
¿How can I differentiate an epileptic seizure and a conversion disorder seizure?

Hello,
My wife has generilized seizures almost every month during her period....

Created By: BlessdOne | 2014-07-26 00:44 | 17 Views | 1 Comment

On December 31, 2013 I was told that I have epilepsy.  Since then I've been on Keppra, Vimpat and now Onfi.  I stayed on the Keppra but completely lost interest in sex and my ability to peak, the...

Created By: xtinafaye@gmail.com | 2014-07-20 22:30 | 54 Views | 2 Comments

Hi there- about a month ago I had a tonic-clonic/grand mal seizure while sleeping. My boyfriend woke up and, having had a college roommate who had epilepsy, recognized it and called 911. Once at...

Created By: Molly006 | 2014-07-20 14:04 | 45 Views | 1 Comment

I warn you this is long but everything written is important to understand what happened to me and how awfully I was mistreated because of my so called fake seizures.

My seizures started 4...

Created By: Bit9435 | 2014-07-17 15:28 | 44 Views | 2 Comments

Hi I was hoping someone might be able to help shed some light onto my situation. I had my first seizure this past Saturday while at work. My head started to feel fuzzy and I knew something was...

Created By: spc4unc | 2014-07-10 12:51 | 43 Views | 2 Comments

I had forgotten to mention,but when my son experienced his first seizure,the ct scan revealed an incidental finding of a left frontal nasal osteoma,which is a bone like tumor that grows on bone....

Created By: spc4unc | 2014-07-09 09:12 | 60 Views | 2 Comments

I keep asking my sons neurologist about low magnesium associated with his seizures.i just read on this site that low magnesium can cause abnormal electrical activity in brain cells. My son had...

Created By: Rocketships | 2014-07-08 10:28 | 57 Views | 1 Comment

Hi There,

I was hoping someone on here could help me better understand my results. I have a history of experiencing seizures where I have passed out (didn't not know they were seizures...

Created By: james.cummings3@gmail.com | 2014-07-05 15:48 | 46 Views | 1 Comment

While driving a couple of weeks ago I had a seizure. It began with flashing/moving colored lights and shapes. This wasn't the first time I've experienced this. Ive always been able to sit down and...

Created By: dvirah@yahoo.com | 2014-06-27 19:15 | 84 Views | 1 Comment

I am new to the boards, and would like to get some feedback about some frustration that I recently experienced with an apparently inconclusive impatient video EEG.

About four months ago, I...

Created By: martelbk@gmail.com | 2014-06-26 21:34 | 68 Views | 2 Comments

My Neurologist is sending me for an 72 Hour EEG due to the fact my seizures have gotten outta control lately and my medication of dilantin levels went from .8 to 47 where the target is 10 to 20. I...

Created By: lovemynubians | 2014-06-26 18:23 | 74 Views | 0 Comments

Frustration has set in. I have complex partial seizures, shown on EEG July 2013. The test showed the seizure when drowsy, while sleeping, and when awakening. Meds are not helping enough. I've been...

Created By: scottcldy@gmail.com | 2014-06-24 20:22 | 73 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, about 2 years ago, I started having what I thought was vertigo due to a possible sinus infection. Strange sensations in the center of my forehead with a spinning like feeling. After...

Created By: Macdonaldfactor | 2014-06-24 18:25 | 53 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

I am seeing a neurologist, on the urging of my GP, to evaluate me for possible migralepsy.  I've suffered from what My neurologists thought were migraines with aura since I was 13.  ...

Created By: MacDCla | 2014-06-18 09:38 | 104 Views | 1 Comment

I am a bit concerned with what my neurologist has told me. I'm 18 years old and ever since I was 15, I have been getting these unexplainable minute-long periods of detachment and confusion and...

Created By: Healthsohard | 2014-06-01 12:05 | 146 Views | 2 Comments

I'm very new to this forum and am seeking advice. I've already had one appointment with my neurologist, EEG, cat scan,  blood work, MRI, echo and a holter monitor. All results came back normal. My...

Created By: kkmoody | 2014-05-25 23:14 | 138 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone. I suspect I may be having seizures, but I'm unsure and thought this would be a good place to ask if my symptoms sound epileptic. Normally I would just go to a doctor to check, but...

Created By: nicoxshakes | 2014-05-08 18:07 | 102 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone know where I can sign up for health insurance? Obama care is a huge pain in the ass, and a lot of,if not the majority other companies won't take on someone with a existing condition. I...

Created By: riek92 | 2014-05-08 18:05 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone,

My apologies if my english is a bit miserable. I'm not English.

I'm 21 years old. My attacks started when I was 14. These attacks were small. I was just confused,...

Created By: puglover | 2014-05-04 01:18 | 193 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone have simple partial seizures that progress like this: first you feel somewhat anxious, then your heart beats faster, your tongue briefly sticks to the roof of your mouth and then you...

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