Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: jj84gal | 2006-01-20 01:51 | 295 Views | 3 Comments

Help me find an Epileptologist please!!! I'm about ready to crawl out of my skin, these seziures are driving me mad! I just had a sleep study done (it was a sleep eeg, but they were also cheaking...

Created By: bevs | 2006-01-15 14:56 | 3654 Views | 8 Comments

hi every one can any one tell me what a sleep deprivation eeg is and what it entails? i know i should of asked more questions when i saw my neuro but it was one of those moments when everything...

Created By: kekath | 2006-01-14 16:47 | 139 Views | 3 Comments

Does anyone know if there are cases of Absence Seizures happen in children who are 17 months old? Is that possible?

Created By: nisdin | 2006-01-12 05:43 | 178 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

Posting here for the first time. I have a 4 year old son who has an abnormal EEG, with some autistic features like spinning for long time, delay in speech, communication and...

Created By: Leah | 2006-01-04 21:24 | 91 Views | 1 Comment

Last April "babyz" posted a note about her six month old son who was having episodes of staring, not breathing, followed by a period where he was "out of it." The subsequent posts didn't indicate...

Created By: jj84gal | 2006-01-03 23:40 | 6321 Views | 13 Comments

Hello everyone,

I hope everybody had a great christmas/new year!

I had a question about Sleep Apnea causing epi.
on the day after christmas I had another tonic clonic which was...

Created By: tnpeach | 2006-01-02 22:29 | 157 Views | 7 Comments

It's a feeling like I'm ice skating, right next to a cliff. I keep skating up to the edge and stop, but eventually I don't stop, and go right over the edge. My face tingles, my heart races, I'm...

Created By: stillasking | 2005-12-23 00:23 | 197 Views | 9 Comments


I'd much appreciate some feedback on this:

I've had inconclusive investigations over the past 3-4 years, since a L temporal lobe abnormality was first found on EEG. I'm not...

Created By: staciem | 2005-12-21 19:14 | 159 Views | 3 Comments

Hello all! It has been quite some time since I posted. A little history in case no one remembers me, I was in a MVA (rear ended while stopped, other car going 40 mph, hit head on head rest, had...

Created By: scotland1981 | 2005-12-15 20:45 | 250 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone heard of Topamax causing a false reading on an EEG? My family doctor sent me to a neurologist because of headaches. The neurologist wanted to do an EEG, MRI, Sleep study, and blood work...

Created By: jjbeck419 | 2005-12-09 21:25 | 345 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all. I have a 19 MO w/ mild to moderate rt hemi CP ( effected on left side).
Her speech and language are above average for her age. And her cognitive abilities are pretty up there for her...

Created By: james | 2005-12-07 11:33 | 700 Views | 9 Comments

hey guys
big question i know, seems like yo gotta go through a lot of scans and doctors before they can tell you for sure!!!

anyway the topic of de ja vu came up in discussion with a...

Created By: suse | 2005-11-28 13:40 | 77 Views | 2 Comments

Can someone have a 'normal' EEG and still have seizure activity?

Created By: rocking4epilepsy | 2005-11-27 12:34 | 95 Views | 1 Comment

I found this a few weeks ago and thougth it was worth sharing.
Very interesting article,,,


Created By: chuui | 2005-11-23 23:30 | 104 Views | 3 Comments

I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy a little more than a year ago. I was skeptical of the diagnosis, so I went to a neurologist a few months ago to get a second...

Created By: tlh64 | 2005-11-16 13:30 | 194 Views | 10 Comments

Hi to all of you.
I have a similar situation to several people posting on this site. My eeg and MRI came back normal, but I have exhibited symptoms of seizures. For the past several...

Created By: missy_hp | 2005-11-15 09:33 | 2695 Views | 18 Comments

I am a 26 year old female and have had seizures for the about
6 years now. The cause is unknown. Every month or so I go
through "episodes" of rapid heartbeats. After a day or two they...

Created By: agyat_theunknown | 2005-10-18 11:28 | 184 Views | 1 Comment

One of the symptoms of Epilepsy stated here is - Eyes becoming glossy

Is it possible to have only this symptom, confirming 'epilepsy' or this may be associated with other diseases too?...

Created By: fastfingers | 2005-10-02 18:26 | 74 Views | 0 Comments

I have had migraines with aura for 3 years and was treated with Topamax, which worked great, although it killed my short term memory. Within the last 6 months I have had 3 strange episodes, one in...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-09-29 21:50 | 98 Views | 4 Comments

Well I went to the epileptologist for the first time yesterday.I really liked her,so that's a good thing!Since all my tests came back normal she wants to repeat the VEEG and also have the heart...