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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: spauldingam | 2013-10-24 02:25 | 1103 Views | 3 Comments

Hi! I am 16 years old and was diagnosed a month ago with Juvenile Myoclonic epilepsy. I had been having the arm jerks for about 5 months before having my first Grand mal tonic clonic seizure. I...

Created By: desigirlSF | 2013-10-17 12:18 | 508 Views | 3 Comments

our 2.5 year old daughter was diagnosed a few weeks back with absence seizures. We saw episodes as early as before ber second birthday. she started on Ethosuximide, it seemed to work great and...

Created By: katelambo | 2013-10-17 08:16 | 665 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone, I am a mum of a little girl with absence seizures.

I have written a book and have self published it which I would like to draw your attention to in the hope that it might...

Created By: Nikkichic | 2013-09-27 20:59 | 1551 Views | 8 Comments

Hi everyone,

Does anyone here know how i go about getting a service dog for my daughter who has epilepsy with frontal lobe seizures? She needs one to return to school with confidence....

Created By: amylurn | 2013-09-19 12:20 | 407 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter (7 year old with no...

Created By: Nerak95 | 2013-09-18 20:53 | 411 Views | 0 Comments

FYI,

 Article about phase 1 for cannabis treatment in epilepsy.

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Created By: Anonymous | 2013-09-17 23:51 | 1060 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone! This is my first post on here. My son is 2 years old (25 months) and has been showing signs of absence seizures for quite awhile. The first time I remember seeing it was when he was...

Created By: Divine.angel | 2013-09-16 11:47 | 398 Views | 0 Comments

Hello All

My 12 year old sister is suffering from epilepsy. Due to peer pressure and non cooperative teachers at school we were forced to stop her formal schooling. Along with epilepsy she...

Created By: fajarsez | 2013-09-16 05:01 | 690 Views | 2 Comments

My daughter is 2 years old now, 10kg of weight. His first seizure came when she was 9 months. Her first medication was Depakene, but since she got other seizures, she has been given until maximum...

Created By: mereloaded | 2013-09-10 16:44 | 1182 Views | 5 Comments

My sons neuro said that people that are "cured" from epilepsy, whether from surgery or spontaneous, cannot drive because they are "off meds". Is this true? Soo I guess the "epilepsy" tag in the DL...

Created By: Rainbowchiclet | 2013-08-21 02:35 | 1113 Views | 3 Comments

Hi guy's, this is my first post on the fourms and I'm just curious about outgrowing epilepsy and was wondering if you guys could give me some information about it.

First though here's a...

Created By: EdiGuruPaPa | 2013-07-31 12:23 | 1912 Views | 13 Comments

My granddaughter has had seizures since she was six (6) years old.  She just turned 16 and is heartbroken that she can't even think about getting her license or driving because she still has...

Created By: secil | 2013-07-29 12:52 | 434 Views | 1 Comment

We
are a team of MIT and Harvard scientist working with a start-up company
on a product that detects seizure events and alarms designated family
members and caretakers of...

Created By: xandragerman | 2013-07-29 08:35 | 1034 Views | 3 Comments

Hi Everyone, Some colleagues and I at MIT and a small company are working to build a seizure detection wristband to help keep epilepsy patients safe. This wristband will send a text message to...

Created By: scaredypants19 | 2013-07-22 01:11 | 726 Views | 5 Comments

Lately I've been noticing a connection between my seizures and anxiety (when I feel nervous or really scare ) my pulse quickens and so does my heart rate . I've also noticed that I've become more...

Created By: dc371 | 2013-07-09 02:37 | 399 Views | 2 Comments

ive been posting to a few health forums but never got a reply and i cant see a doctor right now because my mum will need to come with me and she wont believe a word i say...

ever since i...

Created By: dsheeper | 2013-07-08 11:15 | 316 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my name is Dylan. Please help me figure out what to do concerning my academic load in relation to me still having terribly uncontrolled seizures. I have until Wednesday morning to decide and...

Created By: mereloaded | 2013-07-04 12:25 | 633 Views | 7 Comments

Hi wonderful community, it has been a little while. Thank you everyone for every single answer left to my desperate and long questions, you have been all a life saver and I will have you in my...

Created By: shaylee124 | 2013-06-27 15:22 | 713 Views | 8 Comments

My Daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy at age 5 and has been on Keppra ever since . She is now 10 and for the last month or so has been experiencing panic attacks. does anyone have any...

Created By: jaykek | 2013-06-15 12:27 | 916 Views | 6 Comments

Hello my name is Jerome i have had epilepsy since i was little no i am 29 years whats rely has make me wonder what kind of epilepsy episodes i have is because i last had a seizure last year...

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