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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: willc | 2010-10-20 09:35 | 40 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 | 442 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 | 61 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 | 34 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 | 41 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 | 105 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 | 160 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 | 57 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 | 57 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 | 94 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 | 41 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 | 15 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 | 1413 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 | 32 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...

Created By: cyphy | 2010-08-03 01:51 | 34 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: katierobertson | 2010-07-28 17:41 | 64 Views | 2 Comments

so i used to get siezures when i was younger, the ones where i would black out, and drop,
i dont know what age they stoped but i was pretty young, i think pre-school

but about a year...

Created By: Luis99 | 2010-07-23 18:35 | 33 Views | 3 Comments

I am 16 years old. I was diagnosis with epilepsy 2 year from fathers day. I have had 5 seizures in total but all my seizures have been while i'm sleeping. I don't get auras so i don't know when i'...

Created By: tripletmom | 2010-07-21 10:59 | 419 Views | 5 Comments

Hello All,

 I am new to this site. I am here to find info and support in order to deal with my 8 year old daughter who has had a 2nd seizure, and has now been put on Keppra. So far, her...

Created By: terrygotchie@sbcglobal.net | 2010-07-12 22:06 | 71 Views | 1 Comment

I have a 12 year old son who just started having seizures in March 2010.  He has had MRI's and Petscan and they came up clean.  The EEG showed activity on the frontal right lobe.  Nobody can tell...

Created By: jtjmom | 2010-07-10 20:31 | 59 Views | 5 Comments

I am very new to this site, and am seeking input.  I have an 8 year old son with type I diabetes.  Last weekend, he seemed very unsteady on his feet, and told me his legs felt "shaky."  A little...

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