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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: devmarmc | 2009-09-04 20:25 | 55 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 | 325 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 | 195 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 | 33 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: ozmommyto4 | 2009-08-20 01:43 | 378 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 | 58 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 | 62 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 | 267 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 | 35 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 | 63 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 | 1611 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 | 38 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 | 384 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 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

My 7 y/o son...
Created By: success | 2009-07-12 19:40 | 79 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 | 162 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 | 184 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 | 71 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 | 169 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 | 74 Views | 3 Comments

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

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