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Topic: Parents & Caregivers

Created By: Rhoni | 2012-11-18 23:03 | 81 Views | 0 Comments

My son Alex began small twitches in his left hand & giggled for a few seconds. After a week it grew into 10-15 second seizures- his left hand up in the air with extreme tension/muscles &...

Created By: momconcern | 2012-11-14 22:21 | 133 Views | 0 Comments

Hello. I am new here as I just found this forum this evening. My daughter is about to reach puberty which means she will start her menses cycle. I am VERY CONCERN about her seizures and menstrual...

Created By: gretchenls | 2012-11-08 02:21 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

Doctors recommend a corpus colosatomy for my 16 year old. Reading about scares the crap out of me but he is so in fear of his seizures he's alienated from the world.
Any surgeon...

Created By: yooyookids | 2012-10-15 07:40 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

YooYoo Kids is a kids e-Learning Portal, which unlocks the power of imagination to create an interactive and educational experience for both you and your kid. YooYoo's
mission is to produce...

Created By: asantana1029 | 2012-10-10 09:39 | 152 Views | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone,

My son Jessiah (three years old) was recently diagnosed with Epilepsy, seizures stimming from his left temporal lobe. He had his first seizure on September 25th and since...

Created By: Trish99 | 2012-10-08 16:56 | 151 Views | 2 Comments

DD has been on Ethosuximide since September 2011 for absence.  She has always had stomach issues from this medicine and every time I had to increase it, she would get sick (vomiting and pain) for...

Created By: skeats | 2012-10-08 15:41 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

My 8 month old started bobbing/nodding her head last week, it's gotten more and more frequent and today happened on 4 seperate occassions but is happening 2-5 times per occassion if that makes...

Created By: skeats | 2012-10-08 15:38 | 365 Views | 0 Comments

My 8 month old started bobbing/nodding her head last week, it's gotten more and more frequent and today happened on 4 seperate occassions but is happening 2-5 times per occassion if that makes...

Created By: Shamrocks_00 | 2012-10-07 15:18 | 159 Views | 1 Comment

My 3 year old son was diagnosed two days ago with absent seizures. At a year and a half, he had a febrile seizure that caused his entire body to convulse. A week later, he had an afebrile seizure...

Created By: owensma | 2012-10-04 15:13 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

 I'm new here.  My son had his first seizure last August just after he turned 4.  It was located in the left side of his body and lasted at least 25 minutes.  The neurologist we were...

Created By: ksmith13 | 2012-10-01 12:19 | 218 Views | 4 Comments

I wish I knew what else to do for my daughter. She is now 8 and take a ton of medications for her seizure disorder. And each time we think she is doing good, BANG! Nope sorry folks! I am so...

Created By: brodg76 | 2012-09-18 22:58 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

I am new to this site and would like to connect with other parents whose children were diagnosed with adult onset epilepsy.  I have many questions about how other parents deal with this.  My...

Created By: rhondachrystine | 2012-08-14 15:14 | 159 Views | 0 Comments

My 5 year old son was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2008 and was put on Keppra. After making adjustments to his medicine, he has been seizure free since Jan. 30, 2009. He is on a very high dosage of...

Created By: erda45 | 2012-08-13 10:32 | 86 Views | 0 Comments

hi there, I am the mom of a 19 month old baby boy who was recently diagnosed with Atonic Seizures. Although he has been on phenobarbital for almost 3 weeks we are not seeing much of an improvement...

Created By: tabbooch1 | 2012-08-04 19:53 | 318 Views | 5 Comments

This week my normally healthy, athletic, happy teenage boy who is leaving for college who (recruited to play lacrosse) was suddenly struck with 2 possibly 3 grand mal seizures. Within the 2 days...

Created By: jimj | 2012-07-30 02:21 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

I'm surprised by the lack of recipes I can find for LGIT (Low Glycemic Index Treatment) for epilepsy.  I can find low GI recipe books and low carb recipes books, but neither of these have exactly...

Created By: Kits mom | 2012-07-27 21:11 | 116 Views | 1 Comment

Ok. Help me get through the weekend, please. To be brief, my ADHD 14year old daughter has been having headaches and staring spells. Recent MRI was normal. EEG done Thursday. Doc calls and leaves a...

Created By: dalipaintedme | 2012-07-25 07:19 | 73 Views | 0 Comments

This is my first port, but have been reading stories for some time now. A little background First.

My 3 year old son began having seizures at 4 months of age, and had a clean work up (EEG...

Created By: mandolin | 2012-07-09 00:36 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

My 10 year-old son was diagnosed with primary generalized epilepsy and intractable absence epilepsy after he starting having seizures 10 months ago.  We have tried Keppra, Klonopin, Lamictal,...

Created By: Adri_Tortladze | 2012-07-06 16:19 | 82 Views | 0 Comments

Hello ,

My 18 month old boy started his medication today . 1ml 2x a day of Keppra . We have not done a MRi yet but will soon .

I keep finding all this articles that describe...

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