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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: helenrachelb | 2013-02-04 02:55 | 321 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 | 436 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 | 153 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 | 204 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 | 202 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 | 356 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 | 167 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 | 136 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 | 161 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 | 149 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 | 237 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 | 201 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 | 244 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 | 509 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 | 174 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 | 194 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...

Created By: lillianwalsh | 2012-06-29 11:17 | 559 Views | 3 Comments

My daughter had 2 seizures in 2006 when she was 2 and was diagnosed with simple partial seizures.  She was treated for a year and weened off the medication.  Ever since she still have terrifying...

Created By: stephmanietta | 2012-06-16 10:49 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all, I am new to this forum, and my family is new to seizures.

I will give you a little bit of back story to start with, sorry if this get long.

My youngest son was born...

Created By: terralynn | 2012-06-06 19:03 | 261 Views | 5 Comments

I'm new to the site and need someone who understands what it's like rather then telling me "you don't need to drive then". It all started yesterday in drivers ed. We were filling out the permit...

Created By: anangelsmom | 2012-06-03 15:48 | 153 Views | 2 Comments

My daughter started having seizures this school term her 3rd grade year. The only problem is they only seemed to be happening at school . We have never seen any of them in her. Only the teachers,...

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