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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: ozmommyto4 | 2009-08-20 01:43 | 340 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 | 51 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 | 57 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 | 253 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 | 32 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...

Created By: sammy89 | 2009-07-30 03:10 | 56 Views | 1 Comment

Man, im still waiting for my results, which is doing my head in. I dont know whats going on in my head or life. I just want this to all be over, its messing up my life and i dont wanna do this...

Created By: twinmami01 | 2009-07-29 21:09 | 1388 Views | 5 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have 8 year old twins that both have epilepsy.  They both have had seizures since they were 10 months old. They are both on lamictal. Last week, one of them started...

Created By: whambaby | 2009-07-27 09:30 | 33 Views | 1 Comment

My son who is 10 years old has just been diagnosed with generalised idiopathic epilepsy - his seizures present as absences which can last for a few hours.  They always happen first thing in the...

Created By: krisnichole | 2009-07-22 19:36 | 342 Views | 6 Comments

I am in desperate need to find answers for my soon to be 4yr old daughter. She had her 1st febrile seizure when she was 5mths. it lasted 55mins. she was put on phenobarbatol but found to be...

Created By: ajs | 2009-07-13 20:54 | 119 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

My 7 y/o son...
Created By: success | 2009-07-12 19:40 | 74 Views | 7 Comments

Have any other parents experienced growth delays in their children who have been on epilepsy meds? My child was on Depakote, then switched to Lamictal, and he has experienced delay in his growth...

Created By: 2bfree4evr | 2009-07-09 12:53 | 151 Views | 2 Comments

My Son started to have seizures when he was 11, he is now 16.  He has always had them when he is asleep.  The doctor first put him on Depakote, which did help but he still had them occassionally...

Created By: wavrunner1216 | 2009-07-09 02:25 | 169 Views | 2 Comments

My son experienced his first seizure at 15 months of age (February
08).  This seizure was Febrile, occurring while battling a bad case of
Influenza Type B.  After that brief episode,...

Created By: devotionables | 2009-07-05 20:30 | 65 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter, age 7 1/2 has had partial seizures since last August. She's on trileptal, lamictal, and klonopin, all of which work for about two weeks and begin to wear off. We just this week...

Created By: KatieW | 2009-07-05 10:35 | 151 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with petit mal (absence) seizures around the age of six. I'm fifteen now, and my doctors are thinking of taking me off my medication- zarontin. However, both my father and one of...

Created By: angelsecret | 2009-07-05 08:04 | 69 Views | 3 Comments

hi, im new here! 18, TLE. is there anyone similar to speak to? would love to hear fom you!

Created By: Rahul.Malhotra | 2009-07-05 02:46 | 67 Views | 0 Comments

Hello Everyone,

 I am facing the problem of epilepsy since the age of 12 yrs. Now I am 25. I dont have very major problem of

getting seizers but it occurs once or twice in 6...

Created By: rodandgeneve | 2009-07-04 06:53 | 58 Views | 3 Comments

My son is nearly 8 years old, and was diagnosed in Dec 2008 with BRE after an EEG.  He has mainly had his seizures in the evening in bed before falling asleep.  He also has partial seizures which...

Created By: wyboemail | 2009-06-30 11:41 | 301 Views | 2 Comments

My 10 year old son has been having dreams after sleeping for about an hour. This is disturbing since this was the pattern prior to him having his first seizure in March of 2007 (diagnosed with...

Created By: MichaelK | 2009-06-30 10:21 | 110 Views | 2 Comments

I suffer from several types of seizures, including simple partial, atonic, tonic-clonic, and complex partial. I have had E for over 27 years, but for the past 2 years I have had an abnormally high...

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