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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: rynordin | 2012-08-05 23:24 | 697 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 | 221 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 | 243 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 | 737 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 | 177 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 | 371 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 | 198 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,...

Created By: taylor4181 | 2012-05-22 11:17 | 183 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 11 and was diagnosed with epilepsy September 2011. He has Clonic-Tonic, Complex Partial, Myoclonic, and Absent seizures. He is currently taking Depakote to control his seizures....

Created By: New2Epilepsy | 2012-05-16 10:27 | 259 Views | 3 Comments

Hello I am new to the site and new to Epilepsy in general. I was wondering if anyone could help me out with getting some answers. My daughter is 16 and she was recently diagnosed with generalized...

Created By: emma659 | 2012-04-18 14:40 | 141 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Emma and I'm currently studying an access to nursing course at college. For this course I have been asked to complete a research project on a subject of my choice. The subject I...

Created By: hearingdamage | 2012-04-06 15:03 | 288 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I have TLE and in the last few months I´ve been having a lot of anxiety attacks. I also have extreme moments of euphoria when I laugh uncontrollably and moments when I cry uncontrollably too...

Created By: jason481 | 2012-03-31 01:42 | 223 Views | 2 Comments

My two year old daughter had two tonic clonic seizures in octobers and was put on keppra. all her tests came back positive showed nothing. she was seizure free since her first two. We had a 24...

Created By: got2kids | 2012-03-22 22:47 | 249 Views | 5 Comments

I am hoping someone can provide me with some insight on seizures and
hallucinations. My daughter who is 13 has complex partials, absense, and
tonic clonic seizures. Last week I...

Created By: tlabruyere | 2012-03-18 09:13 | 395 Views | 0 Comments

My son is now 5 years old.He has has had about three episodes  that we  know for sure were seizures One when he was four years old was very bad and had a bout 5 seizures within and hour.I dont...

Created By: mjdeters | 2012-02-29 20:48 | 364 Views | 1 Comment

I am desperate for some insight from other parents or professional with an open mind!

My daughter had an ischemic hypoxic brain injury 10 days after birth that resulted in severe...

Created By: MarcieJoann | 2012-02-19 22:12 | 138 Views | 0 Comments

My 13 month old son was diagnosed with epilepsy in January. He has several different seizures and goes into status epilepticus. His seizures happen between 7pm and 7am. I need to figure out a way...

Created By: andiw5050 | 2012-02-10 12:57 | 488 Views | 8 Comments

My 9 year old daughter has been "spacing out" little bits a time for a couple years now, and today her teacher just called with concern. She says she has noticed in more fequently in class, and...

Created By: jdw1343 | 2012-02-02 22:31 | 244 Views | 2 Comments

Hi my daughter had her first seizure march 2010.  she showed me that her jaw was "locking up" and shaking.  she had many of these and my family dr didn't know what to make of it.  they sent me to...

Created By: jdw1343 | 2012-02-02 22:31 | 169 Views | 0 Comments

Hi my daughter had her first seizure march 2010.  she was 6at the time.  (she is 8 now, 2012) she showed me that her jaw was "locking up" and shaking.  she had many of these and my family dr didn...

Created By: soundwav | 2012-01-31 21:36 | 266 Views | 4 Comments

Hi, so I have had epilepsy for five years in June and was diagnosed when twelve, so that makes me 18 soon :)

I am changing medications against my wishes to Topamax soon and so much stuff...

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