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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Susan2867 | 06/2018 | 1 Comment

I have read that physiological non-epileptic seizures can be triggered by lack of oxygen to the brain, migraine, heart arrhythmia and brain wave slowing among other things. Apparently, if a person...

Created By: Katerade88 | 06/2018 | 1 Comment

Hello all!

Happy to be here and grateful to share my complicated experience thus far.
a baffling tonic clonic story!
Background: many years of depression that I’ve spent 10...

Created By: Lotte | 06/2018 | 0 Comments

Hi guys,

It's my first time on here but I could really use some advice, as I feel like I'm losing my mind. A few years ago I started having 'episodes' which were termed...

Created By: Sflagler | 06/2018 | 0 Comments

Just over two weeks ago my healthy 19 year old niece in-law with no history of siezures nor family history suffered one during her sleep. My nephew was awoken to strange sounds and when he looked...

Created By: Dagobert | 05/2018 | 1 Comment

So I have a 3 year old son that has autism, he is non verbal and for the past 8 months or so he does this thing with his eyes that looks somewhat similar to absense seizures. He shuts his eyes...

Created By: jeffreykuerst | 05/2018 | 0 Comments

Before I get into this, I already know what i'm about to explain is extraordinarily odd and weird, but it is what it is. About a year and a half ago, December 2016, I started getting these...

Created By: ctouchinski | 05/2018 | 2 Comments

There seems to be several factors that go into selecting the correct epilepsy medication. Does anyone know how important an EEG is in terms of helping the doctor select the proper medication?

Created By: Sarahd_5ae6c72d504b0 | 05/2018 | 2 Comments

I have been having some weird episodes where I get tired, need to lay down, feel weirdly anxious but not in a panic attack type way, can't keep my eyes open too long, want someone to stay...

Created By: Mfrazee1 | 04/2018 | 2 Comments

I'm really hoping someone can help me. I have been having weird symptoms for years now (tremors, memory loss, blind spots), and recently started having convulsive episodes-i am awake, aware,...

Created By: wolpertinger | 04/2018 | 1 Comment

My son has had about a half-dozen episodes now where he experiences an odd feeling "like something that happened before in a dream", which alerts him that the episode is starting. We are...

Created By: Mandipa | 04/2018 | 1 Comment

Hey everyone. I have a 30 year old brother who has had seizures since he was 7, coupled with development delays. He can't write much and his speech is really bad. He stutters through his...

Created By: DinaKat | 04/2018 | 0 Comments

I just got my first EEG results and my neuro is away for a couple of weeks so I am looking for guidance in interpreting it in the mean time. I have a history of absence seizures although it was...

Created By: Maggie55_5aac30a613b52 | 04/2018 | 4 Comments

Hello everyone,

Has anyone here had more than one Video EEG? My first Video EEG was for 3 days and did not capture any abnormal activity-this Video EEG was done at Kaiser in 2015. I was on...

Created By: Sam239 | 04/2018 | 1 Comment

Hi i wanna start out and say ive never had a seizure and never had a reason to. I am 18 and diagnosed with GAD and have a Panic DIsorder, but i wanna figure out if i have temporal lobe epilepsy or...

Created By: marina T | 04/2018 | 1 Comment

Hello! :)
I was diagnosed with epilepsy last year, having had a few nocturnal seizures, and had an EEG done which was described as follows:
"The reading consists of moderate...

Created By: Rachel95 | 04/2018 | 1 Comment

Hello,

I was hoping to get some kind of advice about a diagnosis my fiancee has received.

About 3 years ago my fiancee was diagnosed on the first visit with the Neurologist as having...

Created By: Zapt | 03/2018 | 0 Comments

Hi, last night I woke out of deep sleep and something was happening that made me want to open my eyes. When I opened them, my eyes were darting back and forth quickly (but not the super-rapid...

Created By: MaggieN | 03/2018 | 1 Comment

For the past few years I have been experiencing very strange episodes (mostly when I am stressed) that are difficult to describe . Feelings of Deja vu, confusion, vertigo, apathy, hallucinations,...

Created By: Benjaminborggrech | 03/2018 | 6 Comments

Hello I was diagnosed with Epilepsy at the Epilepsy Clinic in Budapest.

I have had Neuro's telling me all different things.

To keep a long story short, I have had 2 EEG's....

Created By: adalynsmom | 03/2018 | 0 Comments

So I recently went to the hospital because I had a seizure. I had/have Sydenhams Chorea, take seizure medicine for the past 15years. They kept me overnight for observation and the next day I had...

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