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Topic: Parents & Caregivers

Created By: littlefrodo | 2013-09-11 08:41 | 1026 Views | 5 Comments

Our son has had different types of seizures since he was less than 3 months old. 

From the time he was 9 months old until he was six, he didn't have any type of seizure (that we noticed...

Created By: arenee | 2013-08-27 09:11 | 332 Views | 1 Comment

HI my 5 year old son was diagnosed with BRE this past May. I am still new to all of this and just trying to connect and gain more information on how families deal. His first seizure last 5 min and...

Created By: mom980307 | 2013-08-20 12:08 | 397 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone, my name is Trisha and my daughter is 15 years old.  She was DXd with Absence Seizures when she was 10 and she was placed on Zarontin (which did not work).  Shortly after she...

Created By: taragreene77 | 2013-08-06 00:42 | 1122 Views | 11 Comments

My daughter was diagnosed a year ago with left temporal Lobe epilepsy. This has explained a lot of thing to me as to her strugle with school, but she started on kepra and this medication made her...

Created By: bridgee | 2013-08-05 12:27 | 275 Views | 0 Comments

Good Afternoon.  I am brand new to this community and to the World of Epilepsy as a whole.

4-months ago, my son set-off on a track of chronic, daily retching/vomiting (up to 6-times per...

Created By: Sljuco | 2013-08-01 17:43 | 178 Views | 0 Comments

Hello to everyone,

just joined in and could use some advice please!

I have son who is now 4 and half years old, on therapy almoust 2 years, takes Convulex and Frisium,seizure type...

Created By: qpmitchell | 2013-07-30 16:44 | 126 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-06-14 13:09 | 260 Views | 1 Comment

So I feel like my mother is seriously overreacting simply over the fact that I am very conscious about my epilepsy. She's says that I always focus on the negative and never see the positive...

Created By: angieamesmay | 2013-06-09 21:33 | 186 Views | 0 Comments

We have an EEG this week for our 4.5 year old daughter with Epilepsy. We need to keep her up all night and I am looking for recommendations for suggestions on what to do with a little one the...

Created By: bexter95 | 2013-06-06 08:28 | 223 Views | 1 Comment

My 8 yr old daughter had a so far.very successful left temporal lobectomy to remove part if the hippocampus 3months ago. She has returned to school and so far no seizures, is still on keppra and...

Created By: bingo2628 | 2013-05-29 21:57 | 307 Views | 2 Comments

Hi this is the first time I am posting on this site. I have till now been reading and understanding.

My daughter was on VPA - valproate for about 3 years age 4-7, with complete control of...

Created By: Noomaak | 2013-05-22 19:08 | 451 Views | 4 Comments

My 15 year old son has been diagnosed with complex partial seizures, and has been treated with a number of medications. Most have seemingly had severe stomach pain as a side effect. He has been...

Created By: abhilasha | 2013-05-13 15:41 | 153 Views | 1 Comment

My 6 year daughter is having a marked increase in seizures in the last one month. Her first baby tooth also started wiggling around this same time. Has anyone seen any increase in seizure...

Created By: auz mum | 2013-05-10 19:34 | 945 Views | 9 Comments

my name is janelle and i noticed my daughter having these staring episodes, after a couple of months noticed they where getting more and more frequent, spoke to her teacher and was told that shes...

Created By: Charli | 2013-05-08 23:02 | 164 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,

       my 16 mth old son has myoclonic sleep jerks, these are quite severe and happen at least every 3 minutes, the large ones look like a newborn startle reflex, and wake him...

Created By: kellyknoah | 2013-04-30 21:47 | 555 Views | 5 Comments

My son started having what I called absence seizures. It took FOREVER to finally get DXed, but that came almost a year ago. However, the dr said they were not conclusive with absence seizures...

Created By: atchristianson | 2013-04-30 19:25 | 823 Views | 8 Comments

Hello everyone!

 

I am writing because I am trying to figure out what's going on with my son. He is 9 years old and is taking 375 mg of Keppra XR per day for left temporal lobe...

Created By: helpe2013 | 2013-04-15 08:15 | 358 Views | 3 Comments

The school picked up on this.  does anyone know if this is epilepsy?

please can someone help me it,s distressing to watch when you don't know whats going on with your child. she's had a...

Created By: helpe2013 | 2013-04-15 08:15 | 136 Views | 0 Comments

The school picked up on this.  does anyone know if this is epilepsy?

please can someone help me it,s distressing to watch when you don't know whats going on with your child. she's had a...

Created By: ladyewolfe69 | 2013-03-30 23:31 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 11 1/2. His neuro has recommended he be evaluated at Cook's Children's Hospital to see if he is a candidate for surgery. He has an infarct on his left parietal lobe and takes Trileptal...

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