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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: kassideysmom | 2006-02-15 16:22 | 232 Views | 20 Comments

My daughter is 9 years old, she has absent and partial seizures. She is on Lamictal and Depakote.. We are having a tough time in school. She is not motivated, she is very slow at everything she...

Created By: bluewater1954 | 2006-02-12 13:53 | 73 Views | 3 Comments

Hello All: My 14 year old daughter has been taking Lamictal for nearly two years now. Her present dose is 600 mgs of Lamictal daily plus 500 mgs of Zarontin and 20 mgs Prozac. As her seizures...

Created By: cat12121212 | 2006-02-10 09:51 | 34 Views | 1 Comment

So I have had seizers since I was in grade 8 ( 5
Years ago ) And Everyone treats me diffrent...My dad has changed his attitude towards me ..All my friends have aswell And I really dont like...

Created By: bradser | 2006-02-10 04:48 | 150 Views | 3 Comments

i have a 5 year old son who is in the process of been diagnosed with absense seizures. he will shortly be put on medication. his symptoms are cramps in his stomach,staring and drooling and when he...

Created By: spiz | 2006-01-31 20:27 | 104 Views | 6 Comments

There was a mother on here who child has doosesyndrome but I can't remember who it was. Sorry...rotten memory! I found a link to a support group that perhaps you'd be interested in looking into....

Created By: colette | 2006-01-19 00:13 | 94 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 | 41 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 | 1341 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 | 144 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 | 133 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 | 316 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 | 163 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 | 759 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 | 75 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 | 176 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 | 193 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 | 279 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 | 252 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 | 161 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 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

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

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