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Topic: Parents & Caregivers

Created By: marvels angel | 2014-05-07 15:33 | 122 Views | 0 Comments

Hello I have a soon to be 3 year old who just started having seizures on April 11th.  By April 23 he had his 4th seizure and the Emergency Room physician started him on Keppra 1.5 ml twice a day....

Created By: bizzylizzy | 2014-05-05 18:12 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

Hi I am the mother to a 2 year old and a 3 year old who both have epilepsy. I suffered with epilepsy and convulsive seizures from the time I was 3 and have not had convulsions since about 7 but my...

Created By: kirankb | 2014-05-05 04:57 | 237 Views | 2 Comments

Dear All,
My perfectly healthy son had a tonic-clonic seizure at the age of 6. Same repeated after 3 months. The neuro prescribed Keppra 250mg once in the morning and once at bedtime. EEG at...

Created By: CeeKay | 2014-04-27 05:49 | 183 Views | 1 Comment

My four month old son started having seizures a week ago.  They started with what appeared to be just a stretching motion that was repeated about three times within 30 sec.  Took him to the doc a...

Created By: koala85@gmail.com | 2014-04-26 14:13 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

my baby, 8 months old had 2 tonic-clonic seizures. They performed  3 EEGs, the first 2 came out normal and in the third one a small epileptic activity appears in the right...

Created By: TropicalSerenade | 2014-04-21 13:40 | 299 Views | 3 Comments

My son is 5 and has complex partial epilepsy. His EEG showed abnormalities in the left pariatial region. He has a combination of seizures that we see that are all complex partial but manifest in...

Created By: NETEEN | 2014-04-21 10:19 | 198 Views | 0 Comments

My son is outgoing 16 yr old male. Been tested over the years and no one can figure out his condition.

This happened again today. The last time was 2-1/2years ago.

In a high school...

Created By: Mollysmummy | 2014-04-20 22:41 | 192 Views | 0 Comments

My second daughter just 4 months old started having seizures last month. First it was just one (light jolting and tongue popping in and out of her mouth) and then about 5 days later another one...

Created By: lefemmefatale@gmail.com | 2014-04-18 13:03 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

I’m 37 yrs old and since I was 12 yrs old I’ve always had issues with lights (strobe, bright lights..etc) also with rapidly changing intensities of light such as passing trees. When I was going...

Created By: cmcdaniels | 2014-04-17 18:59 | 209 Views | 4 Comments

My now 13 year old daughter was diagnose with epilepsy last Nov after having a grand mal sz inside a haunted house due to the strobe lights. She had a 2nd seizure ( tonic clonic with secondary...

Created By: homemom | 2014-04-17 11:17 | 237 Views | 5 Comments

I have a 21 year old daughter that has suffered from seizures most of her life. We have been on and off different medication, been to unnumbered doctors and hospitals...not getting ANY answers for...

Created By: sfc10orio@gmail.com | 2014-04-15 21:32 | 343 Views | 3 Comments

On February 2014, my daughter (15 yrs) had her first Tonic Clonic Seizure. At the ER, the doctor said everyone is allowed one seizure in their life. Two weeks later she had another TC on the couch...

Created By: Amy Kate | 2014-04-12 14:29 | 411 Views | 0 Comments

With all due respect to the painful days and nights we often have with our children, we need a little break.  Will you share what you do to keep your sense of humor? Here is my offering:   ...

Created By: ilovemyson2014 | 2014-04-10 23:20 | 250 Views | 10 Comments

My son had his first seizure at school during P.E. It was a tonic clonic (grand-mal). We have went to see a neurologist and had a EEG done and it came back abnormal. The neurolgist recommened that...

Created By: Member3671 | 2014-04-07 16:34 | 364 Views | 3 Comments

My chilld is almost 10 years old and already I've discussed the severity of having children should they decide to marry after college. My child's father suffers from epilepsy and my child has...

Created By: JKtap | 2014-04-02 17:34 | 193 Views | 6 Comments

How do you handle this?  My son is 24 and was diagnosed with epilepsy 18 months ago after a bad car accident.  He doesn't always take his meds, therefore he's had over a dozen grand mal seizures...

Created By: Mallory's Hope | 2014-03-30 19:31 | 159 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: mochicrunch | 2014-03-28 15:38 | 395 Views | 3 Comments

Hello,

I am new to these boards. Our 4.5 year old son has GEFS+, and has had relatively short tonic clonic seizures with infections since he was 11 months old. They usually last less than...

Created By: Amy Kate | 2014-03-27 17:44 | 331 Views | 8 Comments

My son is now 17.  We've been through a dozen meds, seven surgeries and non traditional treatments of all kinds.  But still, epilepsy is part of our family.  I've been dealing with it quietly,...

Created By: Crickets_mom | 2014-03-26 16:56 | 242 Views | 5 Comments

Hi everyone, 

it has been a long time since I have been on. My sons seizures seem to have stabilized.  He still has many absence a day but he hasn't has a long one in over two years. He is...

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