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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: callioperosa | 2011-11-16 21:31 | 122 Views | 2 Comments

I am a new member on epilepsy.com. i am so glad that i found this site! recently i am filled with mixed emotions. one minute am happy, the next am crying why? you may ask. Well I  have had a...

Created By: Anna McCarthy | 2011-11-14 10:50 | 154 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone,
this is my first time ever on this site but i saw other peoples posts and was hoping someone on here has gone through what I'm suffering with. Sorry for the length.

When...

Created By: Thea319 | 2011-11-10 21:41 | 79 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone! Let me start off by obviously I am not making any decisions without speaking with a neurologist, however I would just like some advice/opinions by people who are living this....

Created By: SiyBear | 2011-11-04 14:34 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

I was unable to respond to the intitial post on Electric shock in Head so I started another one so that I could respond.  I too have had the feeling of the electric shock in the left side of my...

Created By: kiki_marie | 2011-11-03 19:25 | 184 Views | 3 Comments

hi my 8 yr old girl has been having seizures for 3 yrs now. She can go months without having any and then have 2 or 3 in the space of 3 weeks. She has had  2 EEGs and ECG and also a sleep...

Created By: gacomeau | 2011-11-03 15:15 | 125 Views | 1 Comment

I recently saw a new neurologist because I've moved to a new city.  My first impression is mixed, although I want to give him the benefit of the doubt.  

Amongst other things, he openly...

Created By: pgd | 2011-10-30 18:15 | 60 Views | 0 Comments

Symptoms which may look somewhat like a type of epilepsy but are not include:  ADHD Inattentive, central auditory processing disorder, Tourette, paroxysmal dyskinesias;  some symptoms of brain...

Created By: pgd | 2011-10-26 20:25 | 66 Views | 0 Comments

General discussion question - Why is the topic of memory in the USA most often associated perhaps with Alzheimer's, not the many, many epilepsies?  It seems like the major association of memory...

Created By: pgd | 2011-10-26 20:16 | 74 Views | 0 Comments

General discussion question - Why is absence epilepsy - year 2011 - not called attention deficit disorder / a deficit in paying attention?

Created By: natzter | 2011-10-26 16:31 | 205 Views | 4 Comments

Hello there. I am new to this but would like to ask a question, so please excuse me if I use the wrong terms etc.

When I was a child I used to have seizures.... not 100% sure but I think...

Created By: alw3484 | 2011-10-25 11:09 | 66 Views | 0 Comments

Well, first of all this is my first time on here so I hope this is right!  I was recently diagnosed with Hetertopic Gray Matter.  I go to see my neurologist in a few weeks but I thought that...

Created By: RomanDult | 2011-10-22 20:18 | 102 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,

I have few wonders regarding EEG recording and things that might affect the results,
And i would greatly appreciate your thoughts regarding this :

1) if i have a...

Created By: 85anne | 2011-10-16 12:08 | 465 Views | 10 Comments
I know someone who sometimes has jerks on awakening. The...
Created By: lambservant | 2011-10-12 00:02 | 101 Views | 1 Comment

I have a friend who is going through a serious mental health crisis. She has lost an immense amount of weight and now looks anorexia. Sleep is difficult. She struggles with times where she has a...

Created By: lambservant | 2011-10-11 23:54 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

Lately I have been having a strange experience as I'm falling asleep. I will suddenly hear a sound, similar to a tuning fork or some metal type sound, I get a moment of nausea, then my body kind...

Created By: galaxymel | 2011-10-11 16:03 | 153 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,
I see a neurologist and he was treating me with Keppra for a while. I was on Keppra fro migraines and what my doctor considered partial seizures (diagnosed by the fact that my "...

Created By: tabster1 | 2011-10-09 18:04 | 78 Views | 0 Comments

I was taken to the ER on monday in an ambulance, sent home, then admitted to the hospital Tuesday and just got out Friday. I have been having what looks like seizures, where I will feel really...

Created By: s10sleeper | 2011-10-04 22:56 | 369 Views | 7 Comments

Every time I have had to go to an appointment with my epileptologist or with a neurologist, I always feel like I am being left in the dark about alot. I am always hearing terminology being used...

Created By: Runner Girl | 2011-10-04 10:12 | 156 Views | 1 Comment

So, I am at a lost, is it a migraine or something else...

Created By: PersistentMom | 2011-09-29 17:54 | 205 Views | 4 Comments

My son has been diagnosed with epilepsy since he was 4. He started out with absence seizures (about 3 per hour), but they were finally controlled and he went off seizure medication completely....

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