my son throws temper tramprums he is on a steriod called Prednisone is anyone else on this type of medicine


VNS Therapy

Hi! Just joined today and wondering if anyone has had success with VNS Therapy for their kids. Dayne was bitten by a mosquito in 2001 and contracted encephalitis. He had a...


Our gorgeous ballerina

Our daughter Eloise is 4 and has 3 types of seizures that are uncontrolled. It doesn't stop her from dancing though. This photo was taken before we headed off to her dance concert.


sleep related epilepsy

My 5 year old daughter has epilepsy but she only has fits in her sleep or not long after waking. Just wondering if anyone else's child is similar and what medication they take?...


Seizure at night

My son fell yesterday evening while playing outside and hit his head on the concreat. He's had seizures for about 2 1\2 years or so. I was very afraid he would have one in his...


New here

Hi, I wanted to introduce myself. I am not a mother of an epileptic child or one who has seizres, but this is why I joined this community. I was thee caretaker of a child with...


Hello and Welcome!

I am Sandy Lora and I wanted to say hi. I am so happy with the response I have gotten from all of you. We are here for each other and that is what it's all about. Helping one...


Seizures in sleep?

Just wondering if anyones children are dealing with seizures in their sleep, when they fall asleep, when they wake up, or altogether? How did you find out this was happening?...


seizures at night.

how do you know they;ve had one? my son screams, hes terrified, shakey, and is nearly impossible to calm down. i caught one or two of these when he was little and in his crib,...



my 5 week old baby is badly constipated have tried brown sugar and water also stomach calm and diluting his formula. doctor is telling me to stay on this formula till he is 6...



Hi, my daughter is just over 2.5 and I noticed when they raised her Tegretol (generic version) dose she began stuttering a lot. Is that a side effect and/or common with the med?...