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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: terralynn | 2013-03-13 12:04 | 153 Views | 1 Comment

I called a few places today to see if  they had reviewed any applications yet, they asked for my name as usual and looked up my resume and application then told me I have been disqulified for not...

Created By: terralynn | 2013-03-13 12:04 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

I called a few places today to see if  they had reviewed any applications yet, they asked for my name as usual and looked up my resume and application then told me I have been disqulified for not...

Created By: Kozuka100 | 2013-03-04 07:43 | 178 Views | 1 Comment

When I was eight years old I developed photo sensitive epilepsy and had a
lot of tonic clonic siezures which would make it hard for me to learn
in school and do normal things I would...

Created By: jbmom | 2013-03-01 14:21 | 132 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, I am considering VNS implant for my 9 1/2 yr old son, under the advisement of his neurologist and I am seeking any input anyone has to offer, both good and bad. He has had complex partial...

Created By: BeeMom | 2013-02-16 09:37 | 111 Views | 1 Comment

Thanks for allowing me to join you... my 7 year old daughter's epilepsy has evolved to epileptic encephalopathy and she is having well over 100 clinical and sub-clinical generalized seizures per...

Created By: ederiko | 2013-02-13 06:30 | 258 Views | 1 Comment

My 12 year old daughter has been accepted into a prestigious boarding school.
She had her first seizure when she was 10 and has had 4 seizures since, always after long journeys with...

Created By: slininger | 2013-02-10 22:49 | 133 Views | 0 Comments

Hello Parents with Children with Epilepsy,

Been a member for a while, but never posted or replied to any posts. Wanted to share our daughters story, as it will undoubtedly apply to someone...

Created By: helenrachelb | 2013-02-08 00:25 | 173 Views | 2 Comments

My name is Helen and I'm 17 years old. Over the past year, I have had over 100 episodes, which we thought were fainting but turned out to be seizures. I was diagnosed with seizures officially two...

Created By: benanderin | 2013-02-04 16:16 | 174 Views | 0 Comments

My 5 year old son has had epilepsy for 3 years, seizures being controlled by keppra. The only time he's ever had multiple seizures in a day was before he was prescribed keppra.

He had a...

Created By: helenrachelb | 2013-02-04 02:55 | 218 Views | 6 Comments

Hi, my name is Helen. About a year ago, I began collapsing randomly. After several tests and multiple diagnoses, my EEG tested positive for epilepsy. My seizures are specifically triggered by...

Created By: mamapinson | 2013-01-22 21:13 | 296 Views | 8 Comments

My son 14 had an eeg done and it was abnormal showing epileptiform discharge.His doctor diagnosed him with epileptsy but he has never had a seizure.He does have learning problems and personality...

Created By: mamapinson | 2013-01-22 21:13 | 120 Views | 0 Comments

My son 14 had an eeg done and it was abnormal showing epileptiform discharge.His doctor diagnosed him with epileptsy but he has never had a seizure.He does have learning problems and personality...

Created By: jbmom | 2013-01-17 21:30 | 149 Views | 3 Comments

Wondering if anyone has seen or experienced this....my 9 1/2 yr old son has had partial complex seizures since he was 22 months old, without relationship to med changes, he has been having staring...

Created By: RSMOM | 2012-12-27 21:31 | 142 Views | 2 Comments

After playing for many hours on a 3DSXL on Christmas day, my son (age 10) had his first ever seizure and six more following it. Has this happened to anyone else and does anyone know where I can...

Created By: faithsmome | 2012-12-17 23:57 | 256 Views | 1 Comment

Hi.  My daughter was recently diagnosed with gastroparesis.  She has intractable seizures and has at least 7 different seizures.  She is on 4 seizure meds with each drug helping a specific seizure...

Created By: maus1872 | 2012-12-11 22:40 | 120 Views | 0 Comments

I’m a new mom to the epilepsy family. My son was just diagnosed this past year. This was something I never thought would happen to our family, but we know God has brought this into our family for...

Created By: stephnchris | 2012-11-15 12:22 | 95 Views | 0 Comments

Our 15 year old daughter has just been diagnosed with JME, she has had a couple of seizures, both occurring not long after waking.  she has just started medication and is feeling tired in the...

Created By: terralynn | 2012-11-05 19:17 | 119 Views | 1 Comment

as of latley I just feel horrible, I'm always tired and have no energy I don't enjoy things I normally would, I have no desire to get out of bed or do anything really not even eat unless my...

Created By: rhall | 2012-10-16 11:12 | 105 Views | 0 Comments

Would any of you have experience with trying the ketogenic diet, stopping it, and then returning to it again? My son was on a three-month trial with no improvement. As soon as we started weaning...

Created By: gigichuu | 2012-10-08 17:34 | 159 Views | 3 Comments

So about 5 months ago towards the end of May, I had a seizure at the end of my high school graduation. I do not have a history of seizures and this was my first one. Earlier that day I did not eat...

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