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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: Keagan | 2009-10-23 20:23 | 90 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 | 80 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 | 52 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 | 154 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 | 548 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 | 105 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 | 26 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...

Created By: mamajennie | 2009-10-04 21:08 | 64 Views | 6 Comments

hi.  My 16 yo son has epilepsy and was diagnosed 2 yrs ago.  He has gran mal, absence, and myoclonic seizures.  He also has Asperger's syndrome.  He has never been seizure free for longer than 6...

Created By: Cali06 | 2009-10-04 04:09 | 465 Views | 11 Comments

HI I my 3 year old has partial complex seizures that have gotten worse since first being diagnosed in January. Im afraid her seizures are going to develop into tonic clonic's. Her neck is...

Created By: anna2 | 2009-10-03 18:48 | 47 Views | 4 Comments

As  I wrote in my blog, my daughter has absent seizures and she has started school.  The teacher has recommended a speech therapist which was no surprise. To my amazement she recommended a...

Created By: epileptic23 | 2009-09-28 23:02 | 121 Views | 4 Comments

I am 17 years old, and i suffer from memory loss.

for about the past 5 years (has gotten ESPECIALLY bad within the past 2), my memory has been suffering. I can recall long term stuff,...

Created By: firefighter | 2009-09-23 11:49 | 33 Views | 0 Comments

dear robfong iwas on keppra and i had arelergric reaction to it my mouth swelled up      and        thebest thing       i would do is get off of it now   tell your doctor...

Created By: robfong | 2009-09-23 00:47 | 121 Views | 2 Comments

My daughter, age 6, has been on Keppra for 18 months.  The Keppra controls the seizures pretty well.

All summer she has been complaining of headaches. The headaches are getting worse,...

Created By: Larah4u | 2009-09-21 17:48 | 278 Views | 5 Comments

Hi all. I am new to this website and pretty scared. My son is 5 years old and although we don't have a diagnosis yet we were basically told he probably has a form of epilepsy. Long story short...

Created By: dillongeo | 2009-09-12 12:59 | 39 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all,

 I noticed 4 days ago that my 5 months old son sometimes shakes his head with his eyes rolling back. It occurs 7 to 9 times everyday, and lasts for 1 - 2 seconds every time....

Created By: daddio76 | 2009-09-11 17:15 | 109 Views | 1 Comment

I am in need of some feedback from some of you whom may have in the past or are currently going through this as well. I would like to first off take off my hat to those of you that have children...

Created By: sheilat | 2009-09-10 08:55 | 887 Views | 2 Comments

This happens to my son who is 11 y.o., everytime he has a seizure (several times a day), and it is very noticeable to everyone around.  They are complex partials from temporal lobe and only last...

Created By: breathe | 2009-09-09 14:17 | 159 Views | 2 Comments

Hello out there

My son, 7, had a right temporal lobectomy 2 weeks ago...the day after surgery he had 4 seizures in 2 hrs.  They looked the same as before (complex...

Created By: devmarmc | 2009-09-04 20:25 | 51 Views | 1 Comment

My son is 3 years old and diagnosed March of 08 when he was 18 months old. From the start he has been on Keppra and we see little of the behavioral side effects we were told to look for. What we...

Created By: emmaleaman | 2009-08-30 14:27 | 308 Views | 6 Comments

We have spent the last 6 weeks switching my 10 year old, Danya, from tegretol to keppra; the tegretol, which she has been on for 5 years, seemed to start causing increased subclinical seizire...

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