Tags » Eegs

Epilepsy and Exercise

Many people with epilepsy, especially those with uncontrolled seizures, live a sedentary life and have low physical fitness.

Because they’ve been told that exercise can trigger seizures.  630 more words

Epilepsy

Kid Update

SLEEP

Guess who started sleeping through the night consistently? It lasted for two whole weeks. Then E had a session of botox and phenol to loosen his leg muscles, and boy, were they tight, and suddenly — no more night sleeping. 398 more words

Update on the Kid, #5981

What’s new with E?

HEALTH STUFF

He still has all the same health problems. But at our last neurology checkup, E’s doc informed us that he thinks E is still having seizures, despite the information we got directly following his last EEG (see also… 605 more words

The Kid's EEG Results, Latest

BOTOX FOR BABIES

It’s really fun to call your insurance for preauth and explain why your kid is getting botox. You would think people wouldn’t make jokes, but they do! 484 more words

More Medical News

I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MY REGULAR SATURDAY NIGHT MEDICAL THING, BABY

Apparently I am only going to post medical things from now on. But this is in line with our mission statement because I THINK the original point of this blog was to whine about ulcerative colitis and library science, or something. 223 more words

Well, that ended poorly

The Crap

The EEG was not a happy event. No surprise there, I guess. I was likely more hopeful than even I thought I would be. 566 more words

Chilldrens, amirte?

No, your resident grammar freako did NOT make a spelling error in the title of this post! I’ve simply created a new portmanteau out of “chilling” and “Children’s Hospital.” You’re welcome! 258 more words