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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: mamajennie | 2009-10-04 21:08 | 87 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 | 634 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 | 66 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 | 155 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 | 43 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 | 168 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 | 341 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 | 47 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 | 139 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 | 986 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 | 190 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 | 68 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 | 374 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...

Created By: devmarmc | 2009-08-27 08:47 | 219 Views | 4 Comments

My 3 year old son was diagnosed at 17mo with epilepsy. He takes Keppra and th seizures are under control. what my question is to anyone out there is when your child has an infection are they more...

Created By: SuperiorResearch | 2009-08-21 10:01 | 43 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: ozmommyto4 | 2009-08-20 01:43 | 447 Views | 5 Comments

My 4 month old son is scheduled for a 3 Day Video EEG on Friday. Can anyone tell me what to expect from an Infant stand point?

Created By: rawrdinosaurrawr | 2009-08-19 21:57 | 71 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with JME last March and at first it wasnt all bad. I take Keppra and it made me sleepy all the time. I would have to force myself awake at school and slept as soon as i got home....

Created By: Katzyton | 2009-08-08 23:05 | 75 Views | 3 Comments

My 2 yr old son was diagnosed with Epilepsy 2 months ago. He had 2 seizures in one week and an EEG confirmed he had Epilepsy. His first 2 seizures were the same, he stiffened and then his whole...

Created By: christine allman | 2009-08-06 07:53 | 292 Views | 8 Comments

Since our daugther has had her first seizures, she has been sleeping with us.  My husband and I trade nights because we get so little sleep with her.  She cries out in her sleep several times a...

Created By: gary scivetti | 2009-07-31 19:53 | 42 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

Our 7-month-old son has just been diagnosed with epilepsy--this comes on top of hydrocephalus (managed with a shunt and it's progressing very well), some mild cerebral palsy on the...

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