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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Mollz | 2013-10-24 16:52 | 163 Views | 0 Comments

Hi

I have had two normal EEGS but the doctor said that I have typical looking epileptic tonic-clonic seizures. So he gave me keppra and I haven't had a seizure on the medicine yet. Its...

Created By: pgd | 2013-10-24 10:03 | 348 Views | 1 Comment

A question: What is the exact site in the human brain believed to be behind absense seizures (~ 2.5 Hz spike-wave discharges)? How large or small is the original focus suspected to be? Large...

Created By: Loupy | 2013-10-17 00:49 | 472 Views | 2 Comments

Hi! Since I was a little kid I had these odd spells that i called déjà vu. I never told anyone because if see hear and smell things not there...I thought I was crazy! By the time I was a teen...

Created By: magentastraberry | 2013-10-11 22:43 | 519 Views | 3 Comments

I have never had an EEG done before but I have read that sleep deprivation is recommended for the test. In my experience of waking up early I am most certainly going to have seizures and most of...

Created By: sara_xx | 2013-09-20 12:43 | 1112 Views | 9 Comments

I'm 20 years old and about 2 months ago I started Topiramate (50 mg at night) for nightmares relating to post-traumatic stress. I know you are thinking my post does not belong here but please...

Created By: JessR96 | 2013-09-08 23:26 | 630 Views | 3 Comments

Our journey began in Nov 2012 when we first noticed our 14 year old Daughter may be having seizures and quickly turned into a nightmare.  While out shopping one afternoon It seemed that My...

Created By: Missy Muffet | 2013-09-02 16:04 | 4884 Views | 46 Comments

I'll try to make this brief.  My son is 21 and going through a difficult time with anxiety, OCD with intrusive thoughts.  etc.  He recently told me that he has ALWAYS had visual hallucinations. ...

Created By: pgd | 2013-08-17 11:30 | 342 Views | 0 Comments

What's the difference between an EEG for Epilepsy vs the brand name 2013 twenty minute
EEG Cap test for ADHD - Attention Deficit (Beta - Theta brainwaves ratio)? Can you please explain?...

Created By: wc0952 | 2013-07-25 20:17 | 560 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

I am new to this community, and going through some diagnosis woes. For some time now, I have been having unusual spells that involve staring, deja vu/depersonalized type symptoms,...

Created By: gorrillas25 | 2013-07-16 11:57 | 296 Views | 2 Comments

This is my first time here at Epilepsy.com and I am looking for help.  A little background on my amazing little 3 year old daughter.  When she was 15 months old she had her first febrile seizure...

Created By: rameshdon | 2013-07-04 11:40 | 352 Views | 0 Comments

I am on Lamictal 200mg twice a day and have not had a seizure in 8 months. However, I have had 2 aura's during the past 8 months. Recently, my neurologist allowed me to drive. However, when I...

Created By: ralphjunior | 2013-06-20 17:20 | 1048 Views | 9 Comments

i may be getting ahead of myself here because i'm not sure if they're going to suggest that i get surgery.  i saw a neurosurgeon once.  we talked for a few mins and it was decided that maybe it...

Created By: jennasaurus | 2013-06-08 10:41 | 450 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 | 324 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 | 579 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 | 376 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 | 1402 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 | 307 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 | 736 Views | 8 Comments
Created By: TZs Mommy | 2013-04-10 15:42 | 311 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...

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