... i love her to pieces but i cant live in the shadow of these pills anymore.. so many people have so many different opinions on the effects of keppra, she sees her neuologist in a couple of weeks, i really dont know if i can hold out.. and will it make a difference ? ... (17 replies)
... I've been having a problem with my head. Things slow down and I sort of get stuck. So, my doctor sent me for this EEG thing. His office called and said they were abnormal and now I have to see a neuologist. Could this be seizures? The test results confuse me. Can anyone tell me what they mean?
the say: "The posterior regions of the head contain a low to medium amplitude,... (6 replies)
... I'm on my second Neuro, and neither of them ever listened to me. I think I'm going to look for another one, or try to find an Epileptologist in my state. (4 replies)
... You are so lucky to have a neuro that will listen to you & spend time with you. There is only 2 in my area neither of which is in network with my insurance but I made an app't anyway. The patients of both of these dr's tell me that you go in their office, sit down, they ask you a couple questions, then they show you to the door. One patient told me, "my butt don't hit the... (4 replies)
... My neurologist is so willing to listen to me. She asks a lot of questions and listens...I don't know how long appointments are scheduled for, but she spends about 45 minutes with me. I have an appointment tomorrow...every 4 to 6 months. (4 replies)
... I believe I'm generally receiving appropriate care from my neuro. However, despite the fact that much of the treatment of epilepsy appears to be trial and error (ie - figuring out which drug or combinations of drugs will control seizures) very little time has been devoted by my neuro in attempting to determine if there are any environmental factors (diet, life style, etc.)... (4 replies)
... After a few years of having my Internist manage my meds I finally made an app't with a Neurologist. My experience in the past with them has been very negative but I decided to try again. They sent me a new patient packet to fill out with pages of symptoms for me to check. I had to look up about 50 of the words to see what they mean. There is no question asking me why I... (4 replies)
... These sure sounds like partial seizures that you mother is having. There are so many types of seizures and they may not show up on an examination. I have had so many different types of seizures that have been witnessed by my family and my doctors and yet all of my CT scans have been normal.
Maybe you should video tape your mother during one of her episodes and she will... (5 replies)