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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: zhizhi | 2010-11-18 14:14 | 83 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 | 60 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 | 169 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 | 46 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...

Created By: Annie Elizabeth | 2010-11-13 23:46 | 203 Views | 8 Comments

Hello, teens! :)

First off, living with epilepsy does not have to suck as much as you think. And it certainly does NOT make you strange, abnormal, or anything. You're just a normal...

Created By: MominStL | 2010-11-13 23:10 | 55 Views | 0 Comments

My 13 yr. old son began having grand mal seizures at age 4. The neurologist told us that they were Rolandic seizures and would likely go away before he reached puberty. This turned out to be...

Created By: bchjan65 | 2010-11-09 10:40 | 91 Views | 3 Comments

 

Just wanted to share my story, my daughter was diagnosed with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy almost two years ago.  She has had probably 12 seizures since then,  all in her bed all at night...

Created By: marry | 2010-11-08 12:28 | 16 Views | 0 Comments

hello every body , im an epileptic person ,i started having seizures after a cardiac operation due to increase in heart electrecity i am on depakine 500 and my sz is well controlled now but i...

Created By: Laurie Dawn | 2010-11-07 22:28 | 141 Views | 9 Comments

My 13 year old duaghter was diagnosed with Benign epilepsy in 2008 and not put on medication.  After getting a second opinion a year later she was diagnosed with complex-partial and built up to 3...

Created By: crabrams | 2010-11-07 12:09 | 124 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone,

 About 3 months ago my 20 month old started having seizure like motions.  Once when she was sitting on me, her eyes rolled to the back of her head for about 10 seconds. ...

Created By: marry | 2010-10-31 21:09 | 39 Views | 0 Comments

please tell me, i was diagnosed with drop attack sz which mean generalized sz at the same time my seiz would start with feeling scared and not feeling ok then i see and feel every thing but some...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-10-28 11:30 | 98 Views | 6 Comments

Okay, so today I got my EEG.  I had no seizures when they were making the flashing lights, and no seizures during the hyperventilation.  This is supposed to make people provoked to have a seizure...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-10-26 19:22 | 367 Views | 29 Comments

Hi, I just want to keep the people up-dated.  So, I went to my appointment today, and the doctor thinks I have ADD.  I have 30 seizures a day, and, yes, some things of ADD do add up.  But Epilepsy...

Created By: austins628 | 2010-10-24 23:08 | 64 Views | 5 Comments

I am 17 and i live in California. I love to snowboard, ride dirt bikes, and hunt. When i was 14 my doctor told me i need to stay away from those activities because they could be dangerous if i had...

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2010-10-24 03:42 | 113 Views | 7 Comments

My daughter has had a decrease in actual epileptic episodes but now she gets auras every 2-3 days. These auras last a couple of minutes and deep breathing seems to help.

Any ideas /...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-10-23 14:23 | 145 Views | 7 Comments

Hello, I wanted to make this story because I'm scared, again.  I woke up at 8:29, and by almost 12:00, I have had 11 seizures.  Usually on a good day I have 15 seizures.  This seems like a lot in...

Created By: 5andstrong | 2010-10-22 10:36 | 90 Views | 1 Comment

Overwhelmed. I guess you can say I am guilty of not seeing the reality because she was still in elementary school and am now faced with no choice; but ready now. I finally gathered a history of...

Created By: trentonbest | 2010-10-22 08:05 | 94 Views | 4 Comments

Hi, I'm 14 and living with epilepsy/ lived with epilepsy ALL my life.  I am going to go to an appointment soon, because my seizures went from me being confused at the end of one, to me knowing...

Created By: pranayam | 2010-10-21 15:28 | 101 Views | 8 Comments

UPDATE: I have not had a single seizure since I wrote this post, 1st Feb 2011

The last time I wrote on this forum was a very long time ago. I was always going on about how ayurved and...

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2010-10-21 07:23 | 38 Views | 1 Comment

Hello

Maya (my daughter) used to get approximately 1 seizure a month , however since the last 3 months she has not had a seizure but auras have continued about once/twice a month.

In...

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