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Topic: Parents & Caregivers

Created By: EKlairsmom | 2006-08-24 09:34 | 220 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 | 861 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...

Created By: Karatanoron | 2006-08-23 19:18 | 104 Views | 1 Comment

Hi!
I have a daughter who has Epilepsy and the doctors always ask me if it runs in the family. I always say no but I remembered once when I was a kid something strange happened to me....

Created By: buchanant | 2006-08-23 16:27 | 137 Views | 1 Comment

16 year old finally seizure free. However she has been vomiting ALL SUMMER!! They say migraines, I don't agree anyone else experienced this?

She has been through it all 12 meds, keto diet...

Created By: my2boys | 2006-08-21 12:14 | 116 Views | 3 Comments

I have an 8 year old son who was diagnosed last year with BRE. My question is....medication prevents seizures but not electric (seizure?) activity? Also, he has been on the medication for one...

Created By: esquivel_vs | 2006-08-20 19:51 | 6409 Views | 8 Comments

Are breakthrough seizures a normal part of epilepsy or is it a sign that the medication is not right?

Sheila

Created By: Karatanoron | 2006-08-18 07:07 | 214 Views | 8 Comments

Hi all!
Emma-Leigh just turned 3 back in July and I am having such a hard time potty training her. She does not know how to pull down her underwear and she consistantly pees in her panties....

Created By: d00r | 2006-08-17 13:53 | 3073 Views | 7 Comments

Hi all,

My 3-1/2 year old has frequent absence seizures a day. However, she is too young to tell me what she is feeling before (and if possible during) the seizure. That is if she feels...

Created By: tchaide05 | 2006-08-14 19:55 | 183 Views | 4 Comments

Well, they have scheduled a VEEG for lauren for next monday, She is having so many absence seizures per day that it is not even funny anymore, at least 10 or more a day.

I just know that...

Created By: esquivel_vs | 2006-08-14 18:14 | 169 Views | 3 Comments

After a week with only one seizure (and been five days since he had one btw), I stretched the umbilical cord and let my son return to school. I even went so far as to pool information on the types...

Created By: daffa | 2006-08-14 10:15 | 105 Views | 1 Comment

hi..i am mother of 20 month old baby,his got seizure since he's 3 months old,now his took 3 kinds medicine which is could not stop his seizure.my doctor in indonesia suggest for doing Vagus nerve...

Created By: DCB752 | 2006-08-14 08:26 | 190 Views | 7 Comments

My 22 month old son has been inpatient for seizures for more than 30 days since May 1, 2006. On May 1, Beau was 18 months old, he vommitted and then began having a complex partial seizure, mostley...

Created By: EKlairsmom | 2006-08-13 22:59 | 338 Views | 5 Comments

My daughter is 3 1/2 years old and had been on medication since 6 months old for seizures. We are now in the process of weaning her off of lamictal and just taking Keppra (she has been on both...

Created By: aidansmommy | 2006-08-12 22:28 | 113 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there. This wednesday we began a trial of anti convulsants (depakote) for my 3.2 year old son who has had two abnormal EEG's with slowing on the right and spikes. His diagnoses are: autism and...

Created By: jmccand | 2006-08-12 07:54 | 98 Views | 0 Comments

My 8 y.o. daughter has auras of headache, dizziness and throat pain. If she lies down immediately, sometimes this is all that will occur. However, her pain can be tremendous in her head and...

Created By: jmccand | 2006-08-11 13:05 | 97 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy 2 1/2 weeks ago. She had 2 seizures during the EEG--showing primary generalized. Other than the EEG, I have only seen complex partial seizures.
She...

Created By: oldakasha | 2006-08-10 15:50 | 100 Views | 2 Comments

If you were told your child was a surgery canidate would you opt for it instead of a life time of taking meds. My daughter is almost 2 and may be a surgery canidate. WE have had one doctor say it...

Created By: stylzz | 2006-08-10 15:26 | 253 Views | 2 Comments

My son frequently holds his head as if to say it hurts orsomething isn't right.are seizures painful?does your head hurt even when they are not having a seizure?I just want to know...he is too...

Created By: Christine1968 | 2006-08-10 15:23 | 704 Views | 9 Comments

I'm looking for information for my 10 year old son. He has recently added a new medication to help control his partial seizures. He is now taking 300 mg Carbatrol and 100 mg Lamictal twice per...

Created By: Bobbie | 2006-08-10 00:10 | 84 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, my story reguarding my daughter is under Bobbie`s blog and the forum of new to my.epilepsy .com. My daughter is 9 years old and has rolandic epilepsy ,her neuro told us that there is a good...

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