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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: cabrennan@cogeco.ca | 2014-08-11 13:17 | 50 Views | 1 Comment

I am struggling with my recent diagnosis and am looking for some feedback.

For a very long time I have been on anti-depressants to help with depression and panic attacks. At the end of last...

Created By: Shazam | 2014-08-10 16:53 | 30 Views | 1 Comment

I was wondering if anyone experienced facial spasms (eyes flickering, nose and face twitching) and tics during and after EEG Strobe light testing? They were uncontrollable during testing; even...

Created By: Shazam | 2014-08-10 16:42 | 18 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone has experienced facial spasms during and a couple of minutes after

Created By: pudgypooh1994@gmail.com | 2014-08-04 23:55 | 74 Views | 3 Comments

Towards the beginging of the year (about 7 months ago) I stustained a notable head concussion. Almost immediately, alongside post concussion syndrome, I started having these "blackout" fits that ...

Created By: thecause17 | 2014-08-03 19:58 | 58 Views | 1 Comment

My dad has suffered from complex partial seizures for several years.  Around 1991 an MRI revealed an unknown spot on his temperal lobe during an evaluation for an unrelated issue.  At the time he...

Created By: KevinLH | 2014-08-03 14:34 | 40 Views | 1 Comment

Greetings,

I think I might have reflex epilepsy.

I have a number of peculiar symptoms (neuro and non-neuro) that may or may not be related, but there is one in particular that is...

Created By: jhchavezr@gmail.com | 2014-07-28 16:56 | 72 Views | 1 Comment

 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 | 62 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 | 94 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 | 117 Views | 3 Comments

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 | 92 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 | 75 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 | 105 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 | 97 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 | 83 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 | 136 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 | 111 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 | 115 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 | 107 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 | 94 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.  ...

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