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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: Jamieusmc | 2011-02-26 21:07 | 158 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 | 215 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 | 275 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 | 424 Views | 2 Comments

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Created By: Epilepsy13 | 2011-02-16 05:08 | 173 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 | 1822 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 | 332 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 | 853 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 | 245 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 | 800 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 | 1091 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...

Created By: cmaclean | 2011-01-28 19:42 | 157 Views | 0 Comments

For anyone in the San Diego area, Sharon's Ride Run Walk for Epilepsy is April 17th !!!! Please visit http://sharonsride2011.kintera.org/ for more...

Created By: stljill | 2011-01-26 15:13 | 204 Views | 2 Comments

Hi.  I am a first time visitor to your forum and appreciate the opportunity to ask a question.  My daughter is 9 years old.  She has some history of brain injury from a fall in early childhood...

Created By: CosmicParadox | 2011-01-23 02:40 | 1639 Views | 12 Comments

Hello all,

I am currently a Junior in high school. I make good grades, have a rigorous secondary school record, and have what I believe to be great extracurricular activities, qualities...

Created By: Jordans Mom | 2011-01-22 23:05 | 478 Views | 6 Comments

My three year old daughter was recently diagnosed with Epilepsy and started on Levetiracetam, and I am wondering if anyone else has a child on this med. that has noticed any changes or increase in...

Created By: svale | 2011-01-20 19:30 | 216 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 | 535 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 | 406 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 | 190 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 | 546 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...

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