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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-12 23:32 | 75 Views | 1 Comment

So I am now officially cone-head girl with all the gauze the ambulatory EEG tech wrapped my head up with. (I swear he made it extra coney high...LOL) anyways, so I am at a stop light and because...

Created By: Steph618 | 2006-10-12 16:25 | 117 Views | 1 Comment

Hey it's Steph back online.I need some advice because I have to be sleep deprived FOR 2 DAYS STRAIGHT!!!!!!!!!!SEND SOME FEEDBACK PLEASE THANX :)

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-10-09 10:34 | 109 Views | 2 Comments

I was in for one week, and didn't have a single seizure, even w/ stressful family crap going on that caused me to leave a week earlier.
Course, the second I get outside in the sunshine and...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-08 17:10 | 214 Views | 2 Comments

Why did the EEG tech say I couldn't have any caffeine to help me stay up all night while I am being sleep deprived? not even my usual morning cup:: (which would be 3 hours before the test) I asked...

Created By: eleven | 2006-10-08 00:10 | 308 Views | 2 Comments

I am not sure if it was an awful panic attack or...something more. I don't remember much, but here is what "went down."

1600: Get out of school and drive to work. Feeling tired and a little...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-05 20:47 | 117 Views | 2 Comments

Why do some people go through a VEEG? to establish a diagnosis of Epilepsy? to find out if their medication is effective in controlling their Epilepsy? or C) other?

Created By: mhillqt | 2006-10-05 12:56 | 192 Views | 4 Comments

WHen you have the 3 or 4 day VEEG ....do you know you are having a seizure when the machine records OR are you surprised when they tell you that you had seizures during the test?

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-05 08:06 | 295 Views | 15 Comments

Me again ..

I was just wondering if anyone has seen a increase of activity or severity when they stopped smoking (ciggis) or similar.

Ta! :o)

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-04 07:35 | 360 Views | 11 Comments

Hello All,

Long story short - I have been diagnosed with Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia and Dissociative disorder for around 7 years. At the beginning of the year I had a seizure and some...

Created By: mhillqt | 2006-09-30 18:25 | 174 Views | 4 Comments

What does sleep deprivation involve......do they keep you up all night....how do they do that......do some people have seizure activity on the veeg but not aware of them? Also, how do they make...

Created By: Karen R. | 2006-09-27 15:17 | 120 Views | 2 Comments

Does anyone know how sleep disorders play on seizures. My daughter has been diagnosed with partial seizures. It appears that a sleep disorder came on about a year before the diagnosis and there...

Created By: califgal930 | 2006-09-26 02:10 | 124 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I need a little bit of education. I went to see a seizure specialist today and he had me hyperventilate which caused me to have an episode. Can someone tell me why he did this and what it...

Created By: Erin | 2006-09-22 16:12 | 338 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I'm new to this site. I suffered a grand mal seizure at work about a year and 1/2 ago and in the process of falling from my desk chair I hit my head resulting in a sub-arachnoid hemorrhage...

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Created By: sometimes I hate doctors | 2006-09-21 21:50 | 179 Views | 4 Comments

This evening I had a MRI. I was pretty nervous, because I am afraid that they won't find anything. So while I was in there she said on the intercom, "ok, we have two more, than your done.." I was...

Created By: katgilliam | 2006-09-21 21:16 | 314 Views | 13 Comments

This is all we have. Our 6 year old daughter was ill, fell over backwards, eyes open, for about a minute. We rushed her to the ER, they did blood work (normal), CT scan, normal. Pedi said to be...

Created By: forestams | 2006-09-20 18:35 | 72 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone know the total 'points' you can score in a WADA test? My left got a 9 and my right(the bad side) got a 5.5 - guess I just lost my excuse to keep telling my family I don't want to have...

Created By: susieq | 2006-09-20 17:06 | 267 Views | 6 Comments

I am a candiate for a right temporal lobectomy. Tuesday, Oct 10th I am going in for a Intracerebral Depth Electrode Monitoring test. It's similar to Video/EEG monitoring with the exception of...

Created By: jj84gal | 2006-09-19 16:36 | 175 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone,

I had a test a while ago to see if we could catch me having a sez. espailly a tonic clonic, and we did. Well the thing is the doctor told me it was a generalized sez. but...

Created By: helenpe1 | 2006-09-19 12:54 | 1720 Views | 7 Comments

I have recently become aware of the fda warnings regarding mri-caused injuries in patients with implanted neurological stimulators, such as the vagus nerve stimulator. I have had a vagus nerve...

Created By: troyszki | 2006-09-14 12:27 | 146 Views | 4 Comments

For the last 6 months I've been having dizzy spells and felt extremely anxious - having atleast 3 panic attacks that I can think of. So, I've been seeing a therapist for the stress.

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