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Topic: Parents & Caregivers

Created By: kelleyd | 2006-09-18 20:24 | 4217 Views | 3 Comments

My 6 yr.ld son has recently been diagnosed with generalized idiopathis ep. He has absence and Grand Mal seizurtes. We are taking Trileptal and Depakote and his personality has totally changed. He...

Created By: dallia3 | 2006-09-18 12:29 | 236 Views | 6 Comments

My story as I look back is frightening. My son had a seizure about three and a half weeks ago and it lasted 45 minutes long! It took them three doses of heavy meds to get it to stop. He has now...

Created By: racermom | 2006-09-16 18:36 | 114 Views | 2 Comments

I have a teen daughter, and lately she has complained her stomach is sensitive to eating foods, also she has been very moody, I think its teenager stuff, but not always sure. Sometimes I wonder if...

Created By: Jamieo80 | 2006-09-15 04:41 | 323 Views | 11 Comments

I don't know what to say, I am consumed in guilt right now. My precious girl has been having seizures for God knows HOW long, and no one knew. It took a three-minute absense and two grand mals...

Created By: Scott172 | 2006-09-14 09:59 | 117 Views | 1 Comment

I have problem with my son I’m unable to get help for himself. He is 33 years old. He not able to hold a job the reason he thinks he is always right. I have tried to get help with his anger he...

Created By: Corazon | 2006-09-12 19:00 | 230 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone,
My daughter suffers from a seizure disorder, has a severe speech delay, and dishes out some pretty agressive behavior although most of it happens at school. She's been seizure...

Created By: DJsMom | 2006-09-11 21:08 | 306 Views | 6 Comments

My son will be 8 soon. He is in an IEP class with 6 kids at a mainstream Elementary school. Normally, his seizures last anywhere from 2-15 seconds, 1 to 5 times a day, he does not usually get hurt...

Created By: EKlairsmom | 2006-09-11 11:26 | 210 Views | 6 Comments

HI!!
I have posted on this site with great responses so I hope that this time I can get some good help. This last week Emily Klair has been doing something she has never done with a seizure...

Created By: DCB752 | 2006-09-11 10:23 | 299 Views | 4 Comments

I think my son might have Benign Occipital Childhood Epilepsy. I don't know because I am not a doctor and our Pediatric Neurologist told us this morning that he was in over his head with my son....

Created By: momyo2ac | 2006-09-08 22:11 | 288 Views | 10 Comments

Hi there,
I am new to this site and looking for advice.
Last year I noticed something wasn't quite right w/my daughter. She was spacing out, wondering through out the house and I was...

Created By: abobe | 2006-09-08 14:24 | 138 Views | 2 Comments

My daughter (6 years old) has absence epilepsy. She tried lamictal alone for 6+ months and it didn't work for her. Then she tried lamictal + depakote and finally got her seizures under control in...

Created By: epilepsyandme | 2006-09-06 21:37 | 108 Views | 0 Comments

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles is pleased to announce its 22nd Annual Camp Family Fun & Friendship on September 15-17, 2006, in Malibu/Calabasas, California. This Camp is for...

Created By: pmgsmom | 2006-09-06 08:27 | 1580 Views | 6 Comments

My son was diagnosed two years ago with epilepsy. He is now 8 years old. I was wondering if anyone else has experienced the seizures to be brought on by change of season or with daylight savings...

Created By: My3Kids | 2006-09-01 11:12 | 131 Views | 3 Comments

Hi All, My 14 year old son was dx'd three years ago with Complex Partial Seizures and has been taking Trileptal (suspension form) quite successfully. His epilepsy is another 'symptom' of a few...

Created By: nicolec | 2006-08-30 23:09 | 994 Views | 15 Comments

Hi,
My 2 yr old son was prescribed Zonegran, which apparently only comes in capsule form. I've tried opening them and mixing the powder in foods and drinks,
but he won't touch...

Created By: Woking Mum | 2006-08-26 09:43 | 312 Views | 8 Comments

I know that I will have answers to some of my questions next week when we meet an epilepsy specialist, but I was really hoping for non-clinical answers from real parents living with a child with...

Created By: lexis mom | 2006-08-25 17:15 | 120 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter 2 year old Lexi is on Phenobarb .. her levals are well within theraputic range acording to her docters but still she's having breakthrough Grand Mals .... she has also began having...

Created By: debdolan | 2006-08-24 12:37 | 423 Views | 10 Comments

Looking for any parent who has had their child's school suggest holding a kid back a year, even when child has an IEP. I am in a battle to keep my son from pyschological harm of being held back...

Created By: EKlairsmom | 2006-08-24 09:34 | 265 Views | 7 Comments

Hi! I was just wondering when you have a seizure do you lose control of bodily functions? I know that my daughter has when she has had a really big seizure but the other day she did not appear to...

Created By: stylzz | 2006-08-24 07:14 | 1028 Views | 18 Comments

My son recently was switched to Keppra.We are slowly lowering his dose of Phenobarbital.and working towards a 500mg dose of Keppra.I am very anxious about any side effects.HAs anyone had good/bad...

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