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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: pgd | 2013-08-17 11:30 | 324 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 | 531 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 | 279 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 | 312 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 | 985 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 | 429 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 | 303 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 | 554 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 | 334 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 | 1272 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 | 286 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 | 665 Views | 8 Comments
Created By: TZs Mommy | 2013-04-10 15:42 | 288 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 | 424 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 | 492 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 | 106 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 | 438 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 | 159 Views | 0 Comments

What the heck is a brain spike?

Created By: ksmom24 | 2012-12-19 10:20 | 239 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 | 104 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...

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