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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: alakazam_ | 2015-01-26 12:31 | 38 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm just wondering exactly when I should do cannabis if I suffer from nocturnal seizures. These seizures are very random as well. I can go 3 months without one or I could have one each week. I...

Created By: Jmcarls5 | 2015-01-23 18:58 | 23 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, My name is Jeffrey Carlson and I am a graduate student in psychology at Arizona State University. I am conducting research on how caring for a child with epilepsy effects parents and...

Created By: jacobsmom12 | 2015-01-20 16:12 | 82 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone heard of this embrace empatica smart watch to monitor seizures. I was going to ask doc at my sons next appt if she had heard about this.

 

 

Created By: DinaHB | 2015-01-13 16:28 | 52 Views | 2 Comments

I am the worried parent of a 17 year old.  I would like input from current college students or parents.I can learn a lot from both groups.  My son, is 17, and was diagnosed with epilepsy at 15.  ...

Created By: heidijackson96 | 2015-01-02 12:03 | 52 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, newbie here…

 

I was diagnosed with generalised epilepsy on March 17th last year and am on successful medication. Things such as lack of sleep, alcohol and stress are triggers...

Created By: catalinadelray | 2014-12-31 16:25 | 67 Views | 1 Comment

my little brother went to the hospital a year ago for an intense onset of seizures. he was in the hospital for 5 months, lost and regained his abilities to walk and talk & was released right...

Created By: dauberman | 2014-12-30 13:20 | 85 Views | 0 Comments

When our daughter was 6 months old, she had a febrile seizure which lasted nearly 15 minutes. One side of her body shook. She was running a high fever and after a trip to the emergency room and a...

Created By: TannersMom21 | 2014-12-29 12:59 | 89 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 6, he has Complex Partial Seizures. He has very few, maybe 3 per month that we know of. We explain it like "the light is on and no one is home". We have tried Keppra and Trileptal. The...

Created By: Jess98 | 2014-12-17 07:09 | 122 Views | 1 Comment

I am 16 years old and i just finished year 11 at school. I was diagnosed with Complex Partial Blank out seizures. My teachers this year have been emailing my parents complaining of how i have been...

Created By: justin.ponze2@gmail.com | 2014-12-03 12:54 | 173 Views | 2 Comments

I have been diagnosed with Epilepsy for 3 years and have recently been prescribed 500 mg Keppra (Levetiracetam) instead of 100 mg Tegritol (Carbomazapine) around the same time a began using...

Created By: kandacesmith12 | 2014-11-27 03:10 | 108 Views | 3 Comments

Hi I'm Kandace anyways I'm currently on Oxytellar but I used to take Trileptol (I'm not sure if I spelled it right) but I officially was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was in 3rd or 5th grade I...

Created By: soccer4994@tamu.edu | 2014-11-14 01:07 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all, I am new to this forum and it is comforting to know there are people just like me. A little background information: I was diagnosed with Child Absence Seizures (petit mal) in 2006 as a 6th...

Created By: vampireinitiation@gmail.com | 2014-11-02 01:18 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

I am from Canada, I was diagnosed of Epilepsy in 2004 then i was just 17years, the disease is so disgracing and embarassing because atimes i get seizure in public and fall to the ground, I have...

Created By: psmith72 | 2014-10-28 21:42 | 191 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 11 and was diagnosed with a seizure disorder 5 years ago.  He started having seizures in his left leg only.  While waiting on an initial appt. with a neurologist he had a grand mal at...

Created By: Smilemily | 2014-10-27 08:41 | 157 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

My name is Emily, I have had seizures for a year and a half, after a tramatic brain injury. Recently, a new problem developed. I believe I am having seizures in my sleep. The other...

Created By: RossiLFC | 2014-10-20 07:02 | 148 Views | 1 Comment

 

Hi everyone,

I have bee on topamax for three years now and I'm still trying to find the correct dosage. Topamax is for migraines which is what causes my epileptic seizures but I...

Created By: Ashleygunther | 2014-10-10 13:01 | 254 Views | 3 Comments

Hi all,

I am new to the group. My son was just diangosed with Epilepsy in Sept. His Epilespy is a direct result of a stroke he survived at birth. 

He has been on Trileptal for 4...

Created By: stacyanmarie | 2014-10-09 12:45 | 166 Views | 0 Comments

I generally take about 3 hours out of my day to go grocery shopping....sometimes longer. :-) I usually go to a store with great organic values, budget and the gluten free diets. My twins and...

Created By: Seairrea | 2014-09-21 20:54 | 259 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I am a teenager and I have had these feelings as long as I can remember. My grandpa, and my mom has them. So did his mom. My sister use to have them as a baby. My feelings include unable to...

Created By: bluechi286 | 2014-09-16 14:33 | 216 Views | 2 Comments

I have a lot of experience (20 years) with "dealing" with epilepsy. However there are still things that the population that do not have epilepsy (or are not a family member/friend of a person with...

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