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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: djraymx | 2011-11-30 02:14 | 151 Views | 0 Comments

anyone that can help me out with any information about Dravet Syndrome alternative ways of treating would be greatly appreciate it.  7 Years old daughter just got diagnosed.  she has been on all...

Created By: malnwah04259 | 2011-11-29 16:50 | 544 Views | 6 Comments

I am in a strange situation with doctors. I have been seeing my Neurologist for almost 2 years now and we have conducted batteries of tests to rule out diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis,...

Created By: Krs107 | 2011-11-22 20:33 | 183 Views | 1 Comment

My son is 20 months old, and has had two grand mal seizures recently. When he was a baby (well I guess he's still kind of a baby lol) he used to have these staring spells. His eyes would open...

Created By: Masterjen | 2011-11-21 16:45 | 823 Views | 6 Comments

Hi, I have a sleep-deprived EEG coming up, and am told I can nap for 4 hours prior to the test. Anti-seizure medications are somewhat sleep-inducing when we're tired, so I would love the nap....

Created By: jenruns | 2011-11-19 07:27 | 106 Views | 0 Comments

I hope someone can help....Im a 30 year old
female and have been dealing with these episodes for four years now and
looking for some answers. They usually...

Created By: pgd | 2011-11-18 13:22 | 171 Views | 1 Comment

Expectations - Does the right epilepsy med actually improve cognition, perception a little?  (Better vision, better hearing, better communication).  Your view?  Or, does the right epilepsy med...

Created By: callioperosa | 2011-11-16 21:31 | 204 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 | 247 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 | 127 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 | 297 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 | 279 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 | 197 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 | 106 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 | 106 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 | 119 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 | 327 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 | 110 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 | 159 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 | 752 Views | 10 Comments
I know someone who sometimes has jerks on awakening. The...
Created By: lambservant | 2011-10-12 00:02 | 161 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...

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