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Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Youth

Created By: halfpint29 | 2011-01-07 13:04 | 271 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 | 157 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 | 133 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 | 140 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 | 141 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 | 132 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 | 582 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 | 95 Views | 0 Comments
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Created By: trentonbest | 2010-11-30 12:18 | 125 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 | 109 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 | 190 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 | 123 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 | 114 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 | 75 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 | 231 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 | 53 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 | 272 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 | 65 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 | 112 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 | 22 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...

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