Seizure types kids

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Avatar n tn Actually Topomax is what my doctor has suggested I try next. I'm supposed to wait another week until I start it though. I passed out while shopping a couple of weeks ago and one of the bystanders told the paramedics that I had a seizure after I passed out and they wrote in their report that I had a mild seizure. All of my doctors have said that it wasn't a seizure but rather just some twitching which is common when you pass out.
Avatar n tn if you are both ++ than you will only have ++ kids. if you are +- then you could have either + or - kids. i study genetics, so i am really familiar with this stuff. love...
Avatar f tn low carb. This diet has been shown to help 60% of the kids studied for certain types of epilepsy. Since increasing evidence points toward BP as a seizure disorder, thought I'd give it a try. BTW, one of my successful meds - Lamictal - is an anti-seizure drug also used to treat epilepsy. Lamictal has been shown to expand the time between BP episodes and, for me, it helps fight depression.
Avatar f tn If he has refractory epilepsy, he could talk to his doctor about a possible surgical workup, see if he is a candidate for surgery....there are different procedures for different seizure types, locations of seizures, etc. etc. Unfortunatley, not everyone is a candidate, but you have nothing to lose by asking.
3217939 tn?1345929459 There are other types of seizure medicine, just as there are many types of seizures, so you should please ask your doc to try something else stronger on you. I mean, even the old standard barbituates might work better. Some people get feelings or a seizure once in a great while with meds, tho. But if this is something often, your prescribing doc is going to want to know. It's not good for the brain to be seizing or nearly seizing all the time.
Avatar f tn My son was diagnosed with epilepsy this year, his first one was in September of last year and was not diagnosed then. In April of this year he had his second seizure in school and was diagnosed to be epileptic. He has had all types of tests and everything has come back normal except his EEG they found spikes in his brainwaves. I'm very confused because he was a normal child, I don't know why this is happening, my son is growing very rapidly he is age 13 now and is 5'10 weighing 195.
Avatar n tn Is that a good choice for seizure medications? Are there any harmful side effects? What are the chances I will have another seizure while on Tegretol? I am starting off with 200mg before bed time, then 200mg before bed time and in the morning, then i'll finally be built up to 400mg twice a day. Will I ever be able to stop the medications? Will the seizure disorder ever go away?
Avatar f tn im 19 years old i think Ive bin having absence or atonic seizure and some other weird symptoms..i don't know what is going on with me.. i feel a weird tingling in my head and really skared n anxious, then my body feels really heavy n i cant move. my mom also says i stare straight into nothing and after i feal really hot n sweaty n tired. they don't last that long probably like a minute or so..
Avatar f tn i learnt to have my bloodwork done at least 2 times a year to check my levels.i do have 3 healthy kids and all of them are seizure free. do you have any warning before you have a seizure? do you feel them comming on? my warnings are i feel out of it and very tired and weak. i have been on dilantin since i was a kid. i have explained to my kids about my seizures and showed them how to call 911. i hope this helps you but please dont let seizures control your life.
Avatar n tn My sister in law who is 25 had a seizure last night. She is in reasonably good health but I suspect that she doesn't always take care of herself. She is some what of a workahaulic. Anyways, I have noticed that sinus infections seem to be one common reason. Is there other types of infections or viruses that can cause this? All her "tests" came back normal. What is it that they test for exactly? I am worried because they just sent her home.
441761 tn?1204826268 Hello there. I recently discovered that the kind of seizure I am having is called a "somatosensory seizure". I was wondering if anyone else here has these types of seizures and if there was anyone here who could give me some more information on these types of seizures and what the best form of treatment is.
564065 tn?1216314613 I was thinking seizure-free, but some people would probaly like to keep track of their seizures.
Avatar n tn Also, symptoms of particular types of seizure may be the same also as symptoms during a migraine aura. Hope this helps. Take care and best regards.
Avatar n tn If so, raising your lamictal dose would be one of the ways to control these types of seizure events (if they are seizure events).
Avatar n tn From what I remember (I may be a little rusty on some of this info) if you are type A you can have either 2 A components or an A component and an i component(AA or Ai). So when you have kids they get one of the components from each parent (AA, Ai, or ii depending on what each parents components are).
1211508 tn?1343079605 Last night as I was going to bed after a very tiring day with little sleep the night before, right as I fell asleep I jerked violently (my head lifted forward off the pillow in a jerk-like quick motion). There was also a loud almost ring in my head. Then I woke up. Felt normal. Could that have been a seizure? I'm 39 and I've never had epilepsy or a seizure before. I've "jerked" upon falling asleep before...
704609 tn?1228738656 For the seizure tracker I would like a tracker that could keep track of how often i have seizures and also a way to keep track of the type of seizure the person has. I have four different types of seizures plus I have auras. Also a place to note whether an injury occured from the seizure would be nice. I have given myself concussions from the worst seizures. I also take xanax when I get an aura (when I feel a bad seizure coming on) so a way to track that would also be nice since it is related.
327385 tn?1378360731 hi, im worried about my 12yr old son. i had my first seizure when i was about 12 . when i had my first seizure my nose bleed very bad and sometimes when my nose bleeds i will still have a seizure. i have been diagnosed with granmal seizures. i have icepick migraines and hes starting to have headaches. i have taken him to the doctor about the headaches ,im worried about them because im a pituitary tumor survivor. the doctor blows him off. she thinks hes acting because of my condition.
Avatar f tn Ictal headaches, the rare kind that are actually seizure symptoms, will disappear if seizure medicine can control the epilepsy brain waves. The other types of headaches generally must be treated separately from your seizure disorder. Basically there are two medical approaches to treat your headaches. The first approach is to wait until a headache begins and then stop it.
Avatar f tn I'm 23 I just wanted to know what kind of vitamins I should be taking. I have no kids and recently started eating healthier.
Avatar n tn Is there any evidence that certain seizure types (partial-complex, in my daughter's case) linked with different degrees of microcephaly ( 3rd percentile), may lead to intractable seizures? I am worried because we've been through 3 different seizure meds in the last two months, and Anna (5 yr.) is still seizing in her sleep.
Avatar n tn Mastication (or chewing movements) have also been implicated as trigger for seizure activity, however, this would probably occur with all types of food; just not bread. Seizures can also occur with food allergies. If bread appears to be the only trigger, I would recommend that you cut it out of your diet.