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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: svale | 2011-01-20 19:30 | 151 Views | 2 Comments

Little bit of background first...  My now 13 year old was diagnosed with E on 4/12/2010. Started having seizures every 17-20 days while on Keppra and eventually weaned off and put on Lamictal. ...

Created By: kelleymiller | 2011-01-14 10:33 | 375 Views | 3 Comments

My 16 year old daughters has be diaganosed with absent seizures in 4th grade, around 9 years old. Her neurologist said if she can be seizure free for two years, she will be taken off the meds....

Created By: asherraifsmom | 2011-01-11 04:17 | 271 Views | 2 Comments

I am new to this forum, I have a 15 month old daughter, diagnosed one year ago wtih Tuberous Sclerosis and infantile spasms. She has done fairly well this year but in the last few months her...

Created By: brenda-sw | 2011-01-10 14:23 | 128 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

My 4 yr old was diagnosed w/ BRE in the spring.  She is on 200mg
Keppra 1x per day (bedtime) since July. She's been doing...

Created By: halfpint29 | 2011-01-07 13:04 | 354 Views | 10 Comments

My daughter was diagnosed with petit mal seizures or absence seizures over a year ago. She's been on both lamictal and topomax for the last 8 months. Recently we've noticed that she is starting...

Created By: trinik | 2011-01-03 18:36 | 186 Views | 4 Comments

Our 11 daughter was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy 2 years ago. As well as the episodes she gets long bouts of nausea and headaches that can last months. These are completely dibilitating...

Created By: ZacharysMommy | 2010-12-24 14:11 | 146 Views | 3 Comments

My almost 4 yr old will be starting private school next fall and Im concerned that they will not accept him into the school because of his epilepsy? Im also concerned about recess,PE or even going...

Created By: tcourson | 2010-12-22 15:53 | 154 Views | 2 Comments

My 6 yr old son was diagnosed with BRE in Aug 2010, we saw the neuro and he gave us the option to medicate or not. He told us that BRE does not cause any damage to the brain and that if he were in...

Created By: saredmom | 2010-12-19 15:06 | 156 Views | 6 Comments

Hi, my newly diagnosed 9yr old son seems to have side effects with his meds and I need advice.

 He is on Keppra 500mg 2x a day and Dakapote 125mg 2x a day. He is having a lot of anger...

Created By: kbellmay | 2010-12-18 14:46 | 142 Views | 1 Comment

my son has complex partial seizures but I believe he had a tonic clonic while sleeping last night.. He was having a very off day yesterday.. He explained it like he felt very dulled.. He had...

Created By: gregd2012 | 2010-12-13 11:51 | 725 Views | 4 Comments

I am new to these forums.  My 5 year old daughter had her first seizure (tonic clonic / grand mal) on Tuesday morning, 12/7 (6 days ago).  All of her tests including CT scan, MRI, EEG, blood and...

Created By: Nerak95 | 2010-12-04 16:32 | 100 Views | 0 Comments
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Created By: trentonbest | 2010-11-30 12:18 | 131 Views | 5 Comments

I was diagnosed yesterday with Generalized Seizures.  My doctor put me on Lamictal yesterday.  I was just wondering if anyone has experienced side effects with this medication, any complaints, or...

Created By: ChIbI nEkO | 2010-11-29 21:56 | 120 Views | 0 Comments

I'm 21 years old and I've had seizures ever since I was a kid, it's been more than 9 years, I've been treated with different medications and neurologists, I was seizure free for about two years,...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-11-29 19:57 | 200 Views | 6 Comments

So. I went to my appointment today, and they said I have Generalized Seizures, and ny doctor didn't want to call it Absence Seizures. He says it's Atypical, and that it's probably genetic, but one...

Created By: amy1993 | 2010-11-20 03:26 | 138 Views | 7 Comments

 

Hey, I have just joined because of the reason that even after 3 years.. I have still not come to terms with having Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (after a brain virus).. All through school I...

Created By: zhizhi | 2010-11-18 14:14 | 127 Views | 3 Comments

my friends treat epilepsy as a joke :(  As i would have occasionally, i need friends to stay beside me and look after me. im still studying and im 18 there r lots of stuff i cant do too . my self...

Created By: brenda-sw | 2010-11-18 14:09 | 82 Views | 1 Comment

My four year old was diagnosed w/ BRE a few months ago.  First seizure 5/10/10, second seizure a month later.  She had an abnormal 30 min EEG, then admitted to hospital after second seizure for 24...

Created By: rchiecuto | 2010-11-17 12:16 | 259 Views | 0 Comments

hey, i'm rachel, i'm 18 and i have seizures roughly every 3 months or so.

i was interested in getting a tongue piercing but was wondering if it might, y'know, like kill me during a seizure...

Created By: rick0410 | 2010-11-14 06:47 | 56 Views | 1 Comment

Hey my names richard im 17 and am fairly active and social, ill start by describing my diagnosed epilepsy and my siezures ive had 3 in my entire life, the first 2 being when i was younger being...

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