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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: ederiko | 2013-02-13 06:30 | 219 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 | 111 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 | 145 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 | 134 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 | 193 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 | 221 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 | 103 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 | 123 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 | 116 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 | 212 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 | 99 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 | 75 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 | 91 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 | 83 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 | 136 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...

Created By: JoseMaks | 2012-08-18 16:22 | 117 Views | 3 Comments

I was 6 months seizure free and halfway to being able to apply for my G1.However I just had a simple partial in my sleep and was wondering if this will reset the amount of time I have to go...

Created By: darkkiller1996 | 2012-08-10 11:05 | 138 Views | 1 Comment

hey
I'm 15 and I've been having fits for 9 years normally my fits are caused by shocks like someone dropping something, being startled and that sort of thing. they cause auras which I have...

Created By: rynordin | 2012-08-05 23:24 | 298 Views | 7 Comments

Since the end of 8th grade, I've had absence seizures, but I wasn't medically diagnosed until June of this year, and I just finised my Junior year of high school. When I turned 16, I did receive...

Created By: myejk | 2012-07-31 10:43 | 92 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

My daughter is 6 and has been on Trileptal for almost 2 years. We recently just added Keppra, as she has not been seizure free on the Trileptal only. My concern is how tired she can...

Created By: kcorkern | 2012-07-11 22:48 | 123 Views | 3 Comments

Hi y'all. I'm Katie. My 5 year old Connor, has a severe brain malformation and has uncontrollable seizures. He has numerous myoclonics, a tonics, and absence everyday. He has regressed very much...

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