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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2010-10-24 03:42 | 119 Views | 7 Comments

My daughter has had a decrease in actual epileptic episodes but now she gets auras every 2-3 days. These auras last a couple of minutes and deep breathing seems to help.

Any ideas /...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-10-23 14:23 | 181 Views | 7 Comments

Hello, I wanted to make this story because I'm scared, again.  I woke up at 8:29, and by almost 12:00, I have had 11 seizures.  Usually on a good day I have 15 seizures.  This seems like a lot in...

Created By: 5andstrong | 2010-10-22 10:36 | 109 Views | 1 Comment

Overwhelmed. I guess you can say I am guilty of not seeing the reality because she was still in elementary school and am now faced with no choice; but ready now. I finally gathered a history of...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-10-22 08:05 | 109 Views | 4 Comments

Hi, I'm 14 and living with epilepsy/ lived with epilepsy ALL my life.  I am going to go to an appointment soon, because my seizures went from me being confused at the end of one, to me knowing...

Created By: pranayam | 2010-10-21 15:28 | 109 Views | 8 Comments

UPDATE: I have not had a single seizure since I wrote this post, 1st Feb 2011

The last time I wrote on this forum was a very long time ago. I was always going on about how ayurved and...

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2010-10-21 07:23 | 47 Views | 1 Comment

Hello

Maya (my daughter) used to get approximately 1 seizure a month , however since the last 3 months she has not had a seizure but auras have continued about once/twice a month.

In...

Created By: willc | 2010-10-20 09:35 | 48 Views | 1 Comment

i am quite lucky in the sense that the epilepsy i suffer from is very weak, i could have a seizure during a conversation and those talking to me would not notice. Whilst on drugs my seizures...

Created By: sharon Bittner | 2010-10-13 18:10 | 591 Views | 5 Comments

Hi! 

My name is Sharon and my 9 year old is in the process of being diagnosed with epilepsy.  As a matter of fact, we go this Friday to find out the results of her...

Created By: Lost_Girl15 | 2010-09-14 15:11 | 66 Views | 6 Comments

Hey, my name is Emi I'm 15 and about 3 years ago i had my first fit. I have had about 7 since then, and would like to talk to other teens about how they cope with it.
I dont know no-one at...

Created By: Lost_Girl15 | 2010-09-14 15:10 | 35 Views | 1 Comment

Hey, my name is Emi I'm 15 and about 3 years ago i had my first fit. I have had about 7 since then, and would like to talk to other teens about how they cope with it.
I dont know no-one at...

Created By: Tracy Ann | 2010-09-14 08:45 | 47 Views | 2 Comments

i am interesting in learning about herbalistic medicine to treat seizures.  my daughter is 9 with intractable seizures.  we have tried everything from medication, vns therapy, even surgery with...

Created By: tripletmom | 2010-09-11 22:27 | 142 Views | 6 Comments

I have been learning so much by reading all of your posts, I am hoping that someone could offer some advice. My 8 year old daughter has been having grand mal ( tonic clonic ) seizures since Jan....

Created By: syuri10 | 2010-09-06 01:33 | 193 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone.

 

A few months ago (May), I was diagnosed with Junior Myochronic Epilepsy after having two seizures, one in late March and one in early May. Ever since the...

Created By: Gavey | 2010-09-04 10:05 | 65 Views | 2 Comments

I'm 17 yrs old.

When i'm out in public, i phase out. i have been an epileptic for a couple of years.

 
when i walk around sometimes i phase out with no warning. then when...

Created By: irgarcia2001 | 2010-08-24 10:06 | 68 Views | 2 Comments

My sister is 11 years old, and was only recently diagnosed w/Epilesy about 4 months ago.

She experiences tonic-clonic seizure monthly, but only recently, about 3-4 days ago, after her...

Created By: thecapnjay | 2010-08-21 01:40 | 109 Views | 8 Comments

Okay so I've been having grand mal seizures for the past 3ish weeks and they've gotten worse in the last week and a half. I've gotten everything done MRIs, I had a three day EEG which was...

Created By: rodandgeneve | 2010-08-15 06:53 | 49 Views | 0 Comments

my 6 yr old daughter has had four episodes in last 6 weeks.  She gets very emotional, then stares motionless, gets slightly stiff, tongue convulses (which makes it so she is unable to speak) and...

Created By: flutterpuss420 | 2010-08-09 18:09 | 21 Views | 1 Comment

My 3yr old has been having seizures since she was 7months old. She wasnt diagnosed with epilepsy until about 2yrs ago. She was 1st on tegretol which i found to be a useless medicine that made my...

Created By: candysb | 2010-08-09 13:35 | 1749 Views | 6 Comments

I am on Keppra xr and vimpat and I have been having pressure in my chest and wierd heart beats like my heart is beating real hard sometimes. I am now having to get tests done for my heart and...

Created By: joanooz | 2010-08-09 07:33 | 33 Views | 0 Comments

i have JME and my doctors said that staying up late is the reason behind my seizures.
however i'm a night person, i have always been. i really don't like the sun nor any bright lights. (i...

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