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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: jennasaurus | 2013-06-08 10:41 | 414 Views | 1 Comment

Diagnosed with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy early 2013 at the age of 27,
currently on Levetiracetam. Past history of frequent highs and lows,
anxiety, Restless legs, TMJ, sleep problems,...

Created By: akunknown24 | 2013-05-18 15:46 | 286 Views | 2 Comments

Iam on 300 mg lamital daily and i do not know if it is even helping . Do seizures change?
I have been waking up several times a night and sleeping poorly for a week now and i feel seizures...

Created By: akunknown24 | 2013-05-13 20:24 | 534 Views | 2 Comments

I went for week long VEEG in march had MRI showed one hippocamus significantly smaller then the other
during veeg i had one small one show upand the last night i was thier i had one aswell...

Created By: Scott Childs | 2013-05-13 14:26 | 310 Views | 2 Comments

When my neurologist offered it [Keppra] I was glad to try anything with better results, then was switched to generic, not knowing the complications, resulting in more seizures than on brand name...

Created By: rcoletx | 2013-05-12 09:34 | 1188 Views | 14 Comments

Seeking help, advice and direction.  Thank you in advance for taking the time to read this post.

Just over 2 years ago our son, now 16, began having tonic-clonic seizures.  Like many, ...

Created By: Azari | 2013-04-17 10:30 | 269 Views | 1 Comment

Hey all.

(At this point in time, we had no idea where my seizures were occuring, and what was causing them.)

So, my last "big" seizure (as in full-blown tonic clonic) was in...

Created By: helpe2013 | 2013-04-15 05:12 | 611 Views | 8 Comments
Created By: TZs Mommy | 2013-04-10 15:42 | 268 Views | 3 Comments

Hi all,

I am new here, and this is my first post.  I am in the process of trying to figure out what is going on with my 9 year old daughter, and with abnormal EEG findings I  think she...

Created By: JCS | 2013-03-26 10:22 | 396 Views | 5 Comments

Hello, I am new to these forums and would really appreciate any insight you might have on this issue.  My son (now 7) started having seizures when he was 3 or 4.  The first seizures he had were...

Created By: Anonymous | 2013-02-11 17:47 | 461 Views | 8 Comments

This is my second time trying to post so out this is a repeat please excuse. I was recently diagnosed with seizures. I had some difficulties while driving. I got ill three days in a rowv...

Created By: Anonymous | 2013-02-11 16:37 | 96 Views | 0 Comments

In November I had three days where I had difficulties while driving. The first three days I became ill with headache and nausea. The next day I had the same with altered mental status and hit...

Created By: medusa | 2012-12-31 08:37 | 413 Views | 6 Comments

Hello, I'm new here - and I'm not even sure I should BE here either, but last night, my partner revealed something that shocked me.  I apparently lose awareness and do not respond to her for up...

Created By: airabella500 | 2012-12-28 16:19 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

What the heck is a brain spike?

Created By: ksmom24 | 2012-12-19 10:20 | 225 Views | 2 Comments

Our otherwise healthy, athletic & highly intelligent 9yo was tentatively diagnosed with Rolandic epilepsy yesterday. 

He has had 3 atonic seizures over the past 11 months, spaced...

Created By: gypsy2476 | 2012-12-02 21:13 | 96 Views | 0 Comments

I had an EEG 5 yrs ago when this all started for grand mal seizures, but since then, petit mals have started and I've become very sensitive to flashing lights, they've become a bigger issue (the...

Created By: time_otter | 2012-11-14 12:28 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

I've been having, what I like to call my dizzy spells, since I was around 14/15.
They're something I never get used to, and practically fear getting whenever I know they're going to happen....

Created By: ckrusec | 2012-11-02 02:07 | 182 Views | 2 Comments

Throughout my adolescence, a normal side-effect from a lack of sleep was an incredibly brief yet debilitating full body convulsion (1 to 2 seconds). One fateful morning this past May, I had the...

Created By: abneysharon | 2012-10-31 10:14 | 201 Views | 1 Comment

I have been diagnosed 3 years ago with Epilepsy. I have yet to find a Nuerologist who can listen to my symptoms, prescribe the correct tests, and medications. I have been to 4 nueros, 2...

Created By: Noa | 2012-10-20 02:40 | 306 Views | 4 Comments

Hi. I could really use some help, if anyone would be willing to comment. Long story short, I have a seizure history, although I don't know what kind they are/were, and I don't know what provokes...

Created By: brdietrich | 2012-09-21 19:16 | 2030 Views | 5 Comments

Hi. I had a grand mal seizure on 9/11/2012. My brain cancer is/was in my left frontal lobe which is responsible for speech as well as other functions. My seizures always start the same: stuck...

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