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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: rhcuddles2004 | 2009-12-18 03:32 | 35 Views | 0 Comments

I have a 7 year old who had a tumor removed from his temporal lobe in 2006. My question is how do you teach a child that young (and who is high functioning autistic) about seizures? He doesn't...

Created By: dhamodar | 2009-12-12 04:26 | 57 Views | 0 Comments

Dear All,

My daughter age is 10 years now, while birth she was 1.75Kg and got some Seizures. she was in Incubator for 2 weeks for the treatment.

from that day onwards she has...

Created By: Tracy Ann | 2009-12-09 17:18 | 489 Views | 0 Comments

I am interested in knowing if anyone has had any luck with using Epsom Salt for controlling partial complex seizures.   I am trying to find an alternative to medicines in controlling my daughters...

Created By: Nancy A.J | 2009-12-08 09:29 | 92 Views | 4 Comments

i'm 21 now i had two siezures in my life and since then (1/8/2004) i've started taking Depakine 500 and my sizures were controlled though my EEGs are not normal yet and doctors ideas are different...

Created By: jojocarter | 2009-12-03 00:56 | 638 Views | 6 Comments

Has anyone heard of adrenaline as a trigger for tonic clonic and simple and complex partial seizures? 

My 18 year old son has been having simple and complex partial seizures during...

Created By: Concordia | 2009-11-21 03:03 | 57 Views | 0 Comments

I experince this a lot. It's not serious or anything, at least what I think, but I get tired of my mom saying 'You're not normal! Stop pacing and Running!' my family gets bothered and restless...

Created By: cam and trav | 2009-11-18 21:17 | 156 Views | 2 Comments

Hi

My 8 year old daughter has Epilepsy, she has had it since 8 mths old, managable for several years by epilum. They were short seizures, during the day, anytime. When she turned 8, they...

Created By: Blaine | 2009-11-16 00:43 | 593 Views | 12 Comments

Hi our daughter is two years old and had a 90 minute seizure. We live in a very rural area and it took that long for an emergency airplane to get to us and stop her seizure. She also aspirated on...

Created By: Nerak95 | 2009-11-10 19:54 | 48 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Nancy A.J | 2009-11-10 08:39 | 2185 Views | 6 Comments

hi

i have epilepsy since 5-6 years and i'm on depakine lately i was feeling very tired and i went to doctors they told me that i have to monitor my blood pressure for a while as i might...

Created By: Nerak95 | 2009-11-07 20:53 | 135 Views | 1 Comment

 

I was looking up some stuff online and inadvertently came across this. I didn't read the article thoroughly but I found my fast skimming interesting.
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Created By: stephof3 | 2009-11-05 15:39 | 116 Views | 4 Comments

Hi I am new to this but my daughter is going to be 18 soon and the doctor wants to take her off of her meds,  She has petit mal seizures so they ask if she has had any and I really don't know. ...

Created By: tinamb | 2009-11-04 18:00 | 117 Views | 2 Comments

My daughter was diaganosed with photo generalized compulsive epilepsy. We tried the lamictal deal. My daughter broke out in a rash, and developed a blister on her lip... Immediately removed her...

Created By: Keagan | 2009-10-23 20:23 | 115 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my name is Sebastian, I'll be 17 in about 10 days =)

To get to the point, I've had these weird little 'episodes' since Grade 8 that were so confusing, and I had no idea why they...

Created By: magpie60 | 2009-10-21 18:43 | 102 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

Our daughter CF, 11 y/o, began Keppra this morning.  She had blood test today for 4th time in 2 weeks, to determine what else has been making her sick.  She is so "loopy"...

Created By: Hamdig | 2009-10-14 12:10 | 60 Views | 3 Comments

I'm having a problem getting a medical release form signed for my son, Steven, who wants to participate on his high school swim team.

Steven developed partial seizures (about 1 every two...

Created By: wilyjon_606 | 2009-10-13 17:49 | 217 Views | 17 Comments

Hi everyone, i am 19 and have been having seizures for a couple years now. Doctors have not been able to find out if i have an aura yet, i want to know what exactly happens to you guys so that...

Created By: elm1401 | 2009-10-13 16:41 | 701 Views | 8 Comments

My child is "remembering" something that did not happen to her.  The way I know this, is because I was there when she says this happened, and it simply did NOT happen the way she is remembering...

Created By: Tracy Ann | 2009-10-07 17:12 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter had her VNS turned on in July.  We had it increased two weeks ago and in the last week she has had a small seizure almost every night during her sleep.   I think the VNS is causing...

Created By: Tracy Ann | 2009-10-07 17:08 | 36 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter is currently taking Zonegran and Keppra and has the vns.  Her seizure activity has increased and her Doctor has offered her to switch the Zonegran for either the Trileptol or Banzel...

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