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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: darafaye | 2010-07-09 09:59 | 275 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 | 134 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 | 271 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 | 98 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 | 158 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 | 89 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 | 237 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 | 337 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...

Created By: pranayam | 2010-05-09 17:55 | 318 Views | 2 Comments

Given you some links at the bottom if its helps to start your search on these ancient techniques.

 I started getting strange dejavu's at around 18 but thought nothing of them until they...

Created By: stevejen | 2010-05-05 13:06 | 59 Views | 1 Comment

We have a 7 week old baby that has been having seizures. He has not been dx yet with epilepsy but I am looking for resources to find out more. If anyone out there has experienced this or knows of...

Created By: Kecia | 2010-05-05 09:17 | 122 Views | 4 Comments

I have a 13 year old boy in 7th grade.  Right before he began 6th grade he was diagnosed with Absence seizures.  He was always an honor student in Elementary school making A's with an occasional B...

Created By: SpaceTrinity | 2010-04-18 19:26 | 93 Views | 3 Comments

HI, My daughter recently started having seizure, she is 9yrs old and has had 3 seizures. Her first seizure was laying on the couch in my bedroom watching a movie, she stood up and walked...

Created By: Mom to MattyMax | 2010-04-14 23:21 | 23 Views | 0 Comments

My son was put on Topamax approximately a month ago.  Last night, we...

Created By: Shakey Mom | 2010-04-05 12:51 | 207 Views | 2 Comments

Good morning all.  I have been having seizure since I was about 4 or 5, but because there are a lot of quack doctors out there I was not diagnosed until I was 20.

I recently overheard...

Created By: haunfam | 2010-03-31 16:06 | 63 Views | 3 Comments

I need help, my son who just turned 7 in February, started having seizures (that we know of) in January, he was having partial complex seizures which are taking place in his temporal lobe,...

Created By: jbmom | 2010-03-19 22:30 | 31 Views | 2 Comments

My 6 yr old son who started having seizures at 22 months old, was fairly stable until 12/ 18/09 and since then has had 12 seizures and no one can identify the underlying cause. We are tired of...

Created By: Mrepilepsy | 2010-03-11 23:50 | 86 Views | 2 Comments

 I have "Absence" seizures and yesterday i had an "EEG" done, and i am currently on 2,500mg of Keppra. I had my "EEG" and he said "Good new's, you haven't had one Absence seizure since you've been...

Created By: batman343 | 2010-03-06 08:57 | 119 Views | 7 Comments

Hello,

 I was wondering if anyone had any advice? My 3 year old son was taking Keppra for about 10 months, and he was doign great, however, the past 3 weeks have been very hard. He's had...

Created By: solange44 | 2010-03-05 16:55 | 30 Views | 0 Comments

Hi!  I am new to this site and am looking for advice.  Here is my story...

My husband has epilepsy, grand mal seizures.  In Oct, our 6 yo son started having what we thought were night...

Created By: phylisfjohnson | 2010-03-05 11:17 | 252 Views | 0 Comments

"Designed for children from 10 to 15 years old, the animation explains epilepsy in a way that is imaginative, engaging and easy to understand. Developed by a team of doctors, Medikidz does not...

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