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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: kiki_marie | 2011-11-03 19:25 | 248 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 | 172 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 | 92 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 | 91 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 | 103 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 | 289 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 | 94 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 | 140 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 | 663 Views | 10 Comments
I know someone who sometimes has jerks on awakening. The...
Created By: lambservant | 2011-10-12 00:02 | 143 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 | 111 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 | 214 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 | 108 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 | 481 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 | 211 Views | 1 Comment

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

Created By: PersistentMom | 2011-09-29 17:54 | 277 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....

Created By: jeffc762 | 2011-09-27 14:42 | 1286 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,

Last November I went to bed, and woke up with paramedics in my room waking me up.  My wife called because I was shaking uncontrolably and would not wake up.  They took me to the...

Created By: pinkbeetle67 | 2011-09-27 11:02 | 221 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all

my neuro tells me that i am having suedo seizures i have hurt myself plent of times in seizures and don't understand how he could say this. He had me admitted a few years ago and...

Created By: Ravvbon | 2011-09-26 14:11 | 274 Views | 4 Comments

Hi,

I thought I read on this site somewhere that having an EEG that is neither normal or abnormal, it could be anything.  I can't seem to find it though.

My eeg was like that,...

Created By: Ravvbon | 2011-09-26 14:04 | 92 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I thought I read somewhere on this site that if you have an EEG that comes back neither normal or abnormal it could really be anything.  I can't find it though.

Mine came...

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