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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: irgarcia2001 | 2010-08-24 10:06 | 73 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 | 126 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 | 54 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 | 25 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 | 1965 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 | 39 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 | 44 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: katierobertson | 2010-07-28 17:41 | 105 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 | 44 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 | 595 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 | 94 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 | 77 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...

Created By: darafaye | 2010-07-09 09:59 | 390 Views | 12 Comments

Hi everybody,

My daughter, Ari, is 13, and was diagnosed with simple partial epilepsy two days ago.  We had absolutely no idea she had epilepsy.  She had been complaining of left side...

Created By: corcorank | 2010-07-07 05:18 | 194 Views | 5 Comments

I have been reading alot in the past two weeks on here and here is our story. 

My daughter who is 11 suffered her first seizure on June 19th.  She was playing in our pool with her best...

Created By: Mrepilepsy | 2010-07-06 00:31 | 380 Views | 7 Comments

Hi, I was Diagnosed with "Absence" seizures november of 2009. I have a few "grand mal" seizures too but not often. I'm on keppra 2500mg right now.. but the doctor wants to switch me to depakote...

Created By: Florida Swamp Rat | 2010-06-20 00:00 | 119 Views | 8 Comments

I am a middle school math teacher. I have nocturnal epilepsy. Knock on wood but...

Created By: gruvychic | 2010-06-16 13:26 | 229 Views | 2 Comments

Daughter is 4 1/2 diagnosed with epilepsy of some kind.  (can't pin point further than that because all EEG's keep coming back normal).  Taking 2 ml Keppra 2x/day.

A little background:...

Created By: brenda-sw | 2010-06-08 14:55 | 102 Views | 6 Comments

My 3 year old was recently diagnosed w/ BRE (she has had two focal sieizures in the past month).  She just had her overnight EEG which showed abnormal spikes all night long (80% of the time). ...

Created By: tenbearsx5 | 2010-05-24 10:39 | 322 Views | 7 Comments

My son's story starts March 31 2010

It was spring break and I was getting ready for work. 6am..no reason for him to be awake, right? But I heard knocking noises coming from his room. I...

Created By: AllieC | 2010-05-12 17:18 | 435 Views | 7 Comments

Hey, I'm a 14 year old girl who was just diganosed with epilepsy in December of '09. Anyways i was wondering if there was any one out there who has just crazy ups and downs. Today in class i...

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