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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: avenged_andie | 2011-04-06 01:42 | 263 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 | 163 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 | 147 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 | 288 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...

Created By: Fam | 2011-03-25 21:53 | 204 Views | 4 Comments

Allright, so, I don't really know how this works since I just made this account like ten minutes ago and I am really just going to go with this.

I've had what my many doctors like to...

Created By: hickman1 | 2011-03-22 19:33 | 222 Views | 3 Comments

Need advice! My son is an athletic 13 yr old..Basketball, runs Indy Mini marathon, works out and eats healthy to start... He was diagnosed with partial complex seizures at 2yrs old. It was bad at...

Created By: jody3978 | 2011-03-15 20:19 | 306 Views | 4 Comments

We brought our 6 year old son to the pediatrician last month because we were concerned he may be having absence seizures.  He has staring spells usually brought on during stressful situations or...

Created By: iforgot | 2011-03-09 05:38 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

If your new to Epilepsy be careful about the treatment you get & who your getting it from.
Show this document to your doctors if you can understand it after reading

here's the...

Created By: savannahabrams | 2011-02-27 10:02 | 215 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone,

 It has been a while since I have been on here.  I honestly thought things were starting to get better for my daughter.  But it seems like her seizures are getting worse and...

Created By: Jamieusmc | 2011-02-26 21:07 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

My 17mo has had five complex febrile seziures within 5 months. She has had two up to eight within 4 hours of each other resulting in over 19 seziures. Her last seziure last week was strange bc she...

Created By: jojo256 | 2011-02-24 17:11 | 185 Views | 0 Comments

Hi My son is 17, has focal epilepsy. Siezures only in sleep. He has just started Lamactil. I apreciate most peoples view about alcohol, E, and medication are not a good mix, and fully understand...

Created By: heidimi5 | 2011-02-23 20:36 | 197 Views | 3 Comments

A month ago I found out my son has mesial temporal sclerosis. Because of his other symptoms the doctor diagnosed him with TLE. My son has vivid hallucinations. The doctor is now saying it does...

Created By: phylisfjohnson | 2011-02-19 15:23 | 333 Views | 2 Comments

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Created By: Epilepsy13 | 2011-02-16 05:08 | 141 Views | 0 Comments

My son has been having seizures for a couple if years now. At first it was thought to be febrile seizure but now we have been told it is epilepsy. He has been taking Tegretol, 8ml in morn, 8ml...

Created By: Momof3boys80 | 2011-02-12 16:03 | 1388 Views | 10 Comments

Hello! I'm new to this site...I don't have Epilepsy myself, but my 8 year old son does. I came here hoping to find some answers...if anyone has had any experience with this. My son had his first...

Created By: ejanesuperdog | 2011-02-09 17:22 | 246 Views | 5 Comments

I am currently a student teacher, and I swear one of my students had either an absence or a simple partial seizure recently. While working with him one on one, I caught him staring intently into...

Created By: bothell123 | 2011-02-04 01:32 | 701 Views | 8 Comments

Ok heres the deal, i'm 18 years old, in community college (also a high school senior, in a program that lets you take all your classes at the college level).
Within the last year I've been...

Created By: moushou | 2011-02-01 17:40 | 198 Views | 1 Comment

My son will be three later this month and was diagnosed over the holidays with tuberous sclerosis. He began having infantile spasms at 9months, stopped having spasms for a few months and then...

Created By: metsek | 2011-01-30 03:25 | 559 Views | 11 Comments
I would like to know if carring drugs like encorate and lametec are permitted by the customs while travelling abroad?
Created By: jenai64 | 2011-01-28 21:25 | 809 Views | 6 Comments

I have 3 children. All 3 have had multiple febrile seizures. My oldest is 7 now. Her first febrile seizure was at 11 months old. They are the very typical seizures, in terms of looks.. Eyes rolled...

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