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Please help regarding seizure med.

Posted by JP on April 14, 2015 at 3:37am 1 Comment

Hi, please give me advice and/or opinions on seizure meds?  My son is 3, almost 4.  He was diagnosed w/ ADEM in Aug. 2014 and didn't start having seizures till 3 months post diagnosis.  He's improved greatly since he was released from the…

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What is Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis?

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a neurological condition characterized by a brief but intense attack of inflammation in the brain and spinal cord that damages myelin – the protective covering of nerve fibers.  It often follows viral infection, or less often, vaccination for measles, mumps, or rubella. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis also usually occurs following a viral infection but may appear following vaccination, bacterial or parasitic infection, or even appear spontaneously. As it involves autoimmune demyelination, it is similar to multiple sclerosis

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1 Recovery how long in adults

Recovery how long in adults

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Has anyone "tried" going back to work part time ADEM ?

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3 Comatose and diagnosed with ADEM

Comatose and diagnosed with ADEM

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