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... minutes. She was admitted to the ER and they did blood and urine tests and a CAT scan. Everything came back fine. ... (8 replies)
Lucy update
Jul 4, 2012
... ry to identify the cause of the seizure. At the end of the day they may not have an answer, but at least you can combine all of your expected medical visits now and get them done at one time. Presumably she's under the care of a consulting neurologist now, in addition to the orthopedic doctor. ... (66 replies)
... My FIL with Alzheimers was rushed to hospital in an ambulance yesterday after having a seizure. He went deathly pale and then began convulsing violently. He was unable to answer me when I called to him and was barely able to maintain consciousness. ... (3 replies)

... a screaming sound through his teeth followed by rigidity and clenching on teeth. ... (10 replies)
... scans that I've cut and pasted from a common medical web site. That particular site lists other laboratory tests, such as the different types of blood work, and the illnesses that are being weeded out through the diagnostic process. ... (21 replies)
... seizures' and see what comes up there. Take care. ... (8 replies)
... I can sure relate!! My father is just in the beginning of Alzheimers but has severe dementia....along with being very independant. He is 89. He has seizures and here in Michigan that means no liscense until you are 6 months seizure free. Howeveer having no licence made no different to him. He did just what he wanted. ... (3 replies)
... I have epilepsy, and my husband and I have made it pretty well known around our house. ... (11 replies)
The inevitable
Apr 22, 2014
... n in a nursing home since 2006, when she started to need around the clock care. She weathered the nursing home environment exceptionally well, never getting sick and only getting pneumonia once. The nursing home she has been at, I couldnt say enough about. They are super well staffed, and all really care about the patients. ... (7 replies)
Hypermotor stage?
Sep 25, 2007
... hypermotor and frenetic but stereotyped, often ........ ... (7 replies)
Checking In
Oct 15, 2012
... He is totally dependent on skilled nursing now. Hard to believe that we'll be starting his 4th year in the NH soon, and year 11 after his diagnosis with early onset AD. ... (3 replies)
... Hi. My father in law has Alzheimers and was on both Aricept and rispardol at one stage. First of all a lot depends on the mini mental test given for Alzheimers. ... (5 replies)
Mom had a Seizure
Jun 25, 2006
... Deb, I do hope your mom gets some testing done, then perhaps she can get some meds, so that she does not hurt herself, during seizures. Good Luck to you and hang in there. ... (4 replies)
... high blood pressure, heart problems, high cholesterol and diabetes. ... (4 replies)
... Not sure if this has been asked before. My mother (and some of her close family members) have had early onset of Alzheimer's Disease (avg age: 52). Mom is now 66. Does not recognize her children and she does not speak (mumbles); she can walk with assistance from room to bathroom, etc. She can not bathe or feed herself. Has begun to get seizures. Mom has four children... (11 replies)
... My mum has had about four seizures over the last two or three years. She has recently been diagnosed with parkinsons disease though. ... (18 replies)
Ovoid plaques
Sep 19, 2012
... Dear Ptok, I am sorry you are experiencing these very troubling symptoms, and I can understand your frustration in trying to get to the bottom of it all. ... (7 replies)
... start to learn about Medicaid, or whatever other resources may be available if you're not in the U.S. As much as your Mom and the rest of the family thinks she can handle it by herself, the odds are heavily against her. ... (15 replies)
... people who died suddenly over Christmas always has seemed to be in much better shape than DH. He was a patient in the NH when DH was admitted two years ago. He and DH were NH "buddies" until DH's illness had progressed to the point where DH was no longer interacting socially on any level. ... (10 replies)
Ovoid plaques
Sep 19, 2012
... Thank you for the response luau. They started out kinda like a flutter feeling and just a little dizzy feeling and usually lasted for a week or two when they first began and would come back every 4 or so months. ... (7 replies)

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