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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: PLGW | 2011-05-18 02:46 | 489 Views | 5 Comments

In November, I saw my daughter having a seizure in her sleep (arms and legs jerking, foaming at the mouth, etc). Since then, her older sister has seen her have two more. I have felt her have...

Created By: Brandon117 | 2011-05-17 08:06 | 164 Views | 4 Comments

Hi, I just created an account here and I'm going to start of by saying that I think it's great that there is a place for people to talk about epilepsy. Now.. I just turned 16. I had my first...

Created By: ashleybryant82 | 2011-05-16 19:03 | 299 Views | 0 Comments

My 17 month old son has simple partial seizures during the day. We have now notices that he is waking up in the middle of the night and then will have a simple partial shortly thereafter. What I...

Created By: jayjordyn | 2011-05-15 22:38 | 135 Views | 2 Comments

I am a parent of a nine year old boy with BRE. He had his first seizure Feb. 26th 08. The first Dr. Attempted to put him on topamax right away after one episode. After consulting my pediatrician...

Created By: judesmommy | 2011-05-13 02:08 | 251 Views | 5 Comments

Please take time to read this and tell me what you know. I am desperate for answers.

History- My son had his first seizure at 14 months old. Triggered by an unknown. He was sick at the time...

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2011-05-12 03:47 | 189 Views | 0 Comments

Hello

There seems to some sort of consistency in my child's aura / mild seizures.

It happens about an hour after she wakes up in the morning or after her afternoon nap.

What...

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2011-05-10 10:01 | 167 Views | 3 Comments

Hello

I am convinced my child getting her auras/epileptic episodes have to do something with her salt or sugar levels. She is on 2100 mg/day of oleptal as well as frisium and I feel the...

Created By: trentonbest | 2011-05-09 12:25 | 202 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, everybody. Since taking Lamictal, my thoughts have become severe. I used to think about suicide before, but now after taking this medication for my Epilepsy, I started having more of these...

Created By: camcam_2 | 2011-05-05 02:54 | 196 Views | 4 Comments

My five year old son was recently diagnosed with absence epilepsy.  We sort of stumbled upon this discovery because he was having regualr "accidents" after being potty trained successfully for...

Created By: sask1 | 2011-05-05 00:53 | 186 Views | 5 Comments

HI! I'm new to this so sorry you will have to bear with me.  September 23, 2009 a day burnt in my mind forever.Sent  my daughter to school like everyother day got a call she had a seizure in art...

Created By: specialneeds | 2011-04-27 14:09 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

Hi

My daughter is 12 and was diagnosised with Fetal
Valproate/Tegretal Syndrome. She also has Autism, developmental delays,
and tourette syndrome.  Up to this point in time...

Created By: ladtbug5 | 2011-04-21 13:10 | 248 Views | 7 Comments

I am about to be 9 and I have epilepsy.  I was diagnosed with it about 5 months ago, I have only had a few seizures once I got on the medicine.  I am afraid that I am going to have to stop...

Created By: Jamieusmc | 2011-04-19 15:45 | 133 Views | 0 Comments

My 19mo had had over 20 FS in 7months all complex all either focal long or recurring. She just had an MRI yesterday and I'm waiting to hear the results.. Why would they do MRI if FS are not...

Created By: brenda-sw | 2011-04-11 10:26 | 188 Views | 2 Comments

y four yr old was diagnosed w/ BRE last summer. We started Keppra in July
2010. This winter has been horrible for us. She has basically been sick since
January. First a 12 day stomach...

Created By: jens_the_name | 2011-04-09 21:51 | 122 Views | 0 Comments

Hi There,

  One of my boys (all three of my children have epilepsy) is not well controlled in the seizure department.  We just started him on Lamictal and he is on a very small dose,...

Created By: Ilovemybryon82 | 2011-04-09 06:14 | 183 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone. So I'm about at my wits end. My 4 year old boy has recently been diagnosed with absence seizures, and been put on Ethosuximide. He takes a teaspoon twice a day. Does the body...

Created By: avenged_andie | 2011-04-06 01:42 | 225 Views | 5 Comments

My younger brother was diagnosed with ADHD when he was about 6 and epilepsy (absence seizures) at age 8. He is on concerta for ADHD and depakote for epilepsy they change his doses constantly. He...

Created By: franks | 2011-04-03 17:56 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

I had absences as a child, was treated and am free of any problems since I was 14 years old.

My daughter, now 6 years old, had absences and even a few seizures, is now in treatment with...

Created By: NOV18 | 2011-03-28 18:55 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

I am certain that my daughter's absence seizures began when her pupil's were dilated with cyclopentolate at a routine eye appointment. Seizures is one of the many possible side effects to this...

Created By: jbmom | 2011-03-27 23:13 | 235 Views | 5 Comments

I wanted to know what parents do for kids who have seizures while they sleep?....my son age 7 has partial complex seizures, he has had them since he was 22 mo old, last Monday for the 1st time...

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