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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: ChIbI nEkO | 2010-11-29 21:56 | 147 Views | 0 Comments

I'm 21 years old and I've had seizures ever since I was a kid, it's been more than 9 years, I've been treated with different medications and neurologists, I was seizure free for about two years,...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-11-29 19:57 | 234 Views | 6 Comments

So. I went to my appointment today, and they said I have Generalized Seizures, and ny doctor didn't want to call it Absence Seizures. He says it's Atypical, and that it's probably genetic, but one...

Created By: amy1993 | 2010-11-20 03:26 | 169 Views | 7 Comments

 

Hey, I have just joined because of the reason that even after 3 years.. I have still not come to terms with having Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (after a brain virus).. All through school I...

Created By: zhizhi | 2010-11-18 14:14 | 161 Views | 3 Comments

my friends treat epilepsy as a joke :(  As i would have occasionally, i need friends to stay beside me and look after me. im still studying and im 18 there r lots of stuff i cant do too . my self...

Created By: brenda-sw | 2010-11-18 14:09 | 107 Views | 1 Comment

My four year old was diagnosed w/ BRE a few months ago.  First seizure 5/10/10, second seizure a month later.  She had an abnormal 30 min EEG, then admitted to hospital after second seizure for 24...

Created By: rchiecuto | 2010-11-17 12:16 | 324 Views | 0 Comments

hey, i'm rachel, i'm 18 and i have seizures roughly every 3 months or so.

i was interested in getting a tongue piercing but was wondering if it might, y'know, like kill me during a seizure...

Created By: rick0410 | 2010-11-14 06:47 | 78 Views | 1 Comment

Hey my names richard im 17 and am fairly active and social, ill start by describing my diagnosed epilepsy and my siezures ive had 3 in my entire life, the first 2 being when i was younger being...

Created By: Annie Elizabeth | 2010-11-13 23:46 | 378 Views | 8 Comments

Hello, teens! :)

First off, living with epilepsy does not have to suck as much as you think. And it certainly does NOT make you strange, abnormal, or anything. You're just a normal...

Created By: MominStL | 2010-11-13 23:10 | 89 Views | 0 Comments

My 13 yr. old son began having grand mal seizures at age 4. The neurologist told us that they were Rolandic seizures and would likely go away before he reached puberty. This turned out to be...

Created By: bchjan65 | 2010-11-09 10:40 | 145 Views | 3 Comments

 

Just wanted to share my story, my daughter was diagnosed with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy almost two years ago.  She has had probably 12 seizures since then,  all in her bed all at night...

Created By: marry | 2010-11-08 12:28 | 42 Views | 0 Comments

hello every body , im an epileptic person ,i started having seizures after a cardiac operation due to increase in heart electrecity i am on depakine 500 and my sz is well controlled now but i...

Created By: Laurie Dawn | 2010-11-07 22:28 | 244 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 | 220 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 | 75 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 | 169 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 | 626 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 | 111 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 | 164 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 | 309 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 | 158 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...

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