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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: Laurie Dawn | 2010-11-07 22:28 | 187 Views | 9 Comments

My 13 year old duaghter was diagnosed with Benign epilepsy in 2008 and not put on medication.  After getting a second opinion a year later she was diagnosed with complex-partial and built up to 3...

Created By: crabrams | 2010-11-07 12:09 | 153 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone,

 About 3 months ago my 20 month old started having seizure like motions.  Once when she was sitting on me, her eyes rolled to the back of her head for about 10 seconds. ...

Created By: marry | 2010-10-31 21:09 | 49 Views | 0 Comments

please tell me, i was diagnosed with drop attack sz which mean generalized sz at the same time my seiz would start with feeling scared and not feeling ok then i see and feel every thing but some...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-10-28 11:30 | 136 Views | 6 Comments

Okay, so today I got my EEG.  I had no seizures when they were making the flashing lights, and no seizures during the hyperventilation.  This is supposed to make people provoked to have a seizure...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-10-26 19:22 | 471 Views | 29 Comments

Hi, I just want to keep the people up-dated.  So, I went to my appointment today, and the doctor thinks I have ADD.  I have 30 seizures a day, and, yes, some things of ADD do add up.  But Epilepsy...

Created By: austins628 | 2010-10-24 23:08 | 70 Views | 5 Comments

I am 17 and i live in California. I love to snowboard, ride dirt bikes, and hunt. When i was 14 my doctor told me i need to stay away from those activities because they could be dangerous if i had...

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2010-10-24 03:42 | 121 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 | 196 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 | 119 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 | 115 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 | 114 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 | 49 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 | 53 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 | 852 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 | 68 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 | 37 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 | 52 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 | 148 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 | 219 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 | 71 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...

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