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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: colette | 2006-01-19 00:13 | 60 Views | 5 Comments

My daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy last fall. The doctors had previously diagnosed her with depression and we dealt with that for a little over a year. It took almost a year to diagnose her...

Created By: boychildsMom | 2006-01-09 23:25 | 24 Views | 1 Comment

I am being told to watch for depression and I notice that my sons eyes always are kinda glazed. They are so bright, brighter than normal. I'm glad because I'd see any yellowing but they kinda...

Created By: creepmeout06 | 2006-01-07 21:45 | 1136 Views | 14 Comments

I am a student obviously and i drink a lot of Red Bull can that affect me and my meds?

Created By: grammyksj | 2006-01-05 08:17 | 111 Views | 3 Comments

hi, im grammy my grandson has seizures he dosent convulse his leg and or legs go numb and he cant stand up he also complains with a headache and stomach ache hes on keppa but still having them he...

Created By: kim | 2005-12-31 05:07 | 107 Views | 2 Comments

My son is on dilantin , keppra , diazapam, and clobazam and has very fragmented sleep . I was wondering if anyone out there experiences difficult sleep due to their medecines and if any are...

Created By: boychildsMom | 2005-12-29 22:58 | 274 Views | 7 Comments

Travis is 15, almost 16 had a GM sz Monday. I'm concerned about talking to him, but now scaring him, just getting the info to him.

Created By: bvbuchanan | 2005-12-27 22:50 | 129 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone been diagnosed with abdominal epilepsy or abdominal migraines? Rather than seizures or migraines, my teen-age daughter vomits violently. Have new migrine meds (Imitrex) but are on last...

Created By: bvbuchanan | 2005-12-27 22:09 | 649 Views | 8 Comments

My 16-year-old daughter has been lethargic and feeling very poorly for 7 weeks. Sleeps 15 hours per day and unable to attend high school. Doctor thinks her body has been unable to process her...

Created By: kayakmom | 2005-12-19 15:27 | 61 Views | 1 Comment

http://www.pbs.org/secondopinion/episodes/epilepsy/index.html

I cannot find the schedule yet, but this looking...

Created By: aimees mum | 2005-12-13 16:06 | 149 Views | 6 Comments

Am seeing doctor tommorrow about results of daughters sleep deprived eeg. Been given a pre meeting info by nurse that it said it was abnormal but this could be because of her age (11 - so...

Created By: Afterlife69 | 2005-10-31 11:43 | 157 Views | 5 Comments

ive thought of killing myself so many times because of my epilepsy (im 16 and ive had it 5 years) has anyone else had this problem... the only reason i didnt is because of my family and friends....

Created By: staceychil | 2005-06-16 00:20 | 203 Views | 6 Comments

Researchers from the University of Utah have discovered a hereditary cause of fever-induced childhood seizures by closely studying one Utah family. This type of seizure is very similar to those...

Created By: shellyme33 | 2005-04-13 08:28 | 196 Views | 2 Comments

Just curious.  Has anyone done any research as to a possible connection between SIDS and epilepsy?  If an infant died as a result of seizure, how would anyone know?  Cases of SUDEP - Autopsies are...

Created By: willsmom | 2005-04-04 07:16 | 124 Views | 1 Comment

Some of the posts that I have seen describe worsening seizure activity when the person with E has a cold. I wonder about E and the immune system.My son had an ELISA test (and invitro allergy test...

Created By: staceychil | 2005-03-17 13:19 | 94 Views | 0 Comments

Available at:www.lulu.com/staceychillemiMy Mommy Has Epilepsy Author: Stacey ChillemiPrice: $12.96Category: Books > Children > Children...

Created By: rylwlf | 2005-02-26 13:22 | 12416 Views | 23 Comments

Just wanted to some insight into others experiences with Absense seizures in toddlers.  I have a son who is almost 3 years old.  Has a very limited vocabulary, and although he babbles and makes an...

Created By: moffatkj | 2005-02-04 18:30 | 806 Views | 31 Comments

I am trying to find out information on side effects in children. My daughter is 9 years old, d we are considering this operation. Anyone that can help? She has absence seizures.

Created By: nikki123 | 2005-01-31 12:27 | 154 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, I was diag. at age 13 with epilepsy, now I'm 23 and have two children one is 6 the other is 6 months. I've noticed in the last month or so that my 6 month old Ashley has been thrashing her...

Created By: wendymartinez | 2005-01-17 21:59 | 4378 Views | 20 Comments

Hi, my 4 year old son was diagnosed with Epilepsy about 3 months ago.  When he was 2 1/2 years old the doctors were concerned because he didn't talk much at all and what he did say was difficult...

Created By: amycleveland | 2005-01-12 07:21 | 1269 Views | 5 Comments

My 2 1/2 year has Complex partial seizures with the focal points being on the left parietal and occipital lobes of the brain. I have found very little info on what he might experience. The only...

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