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Article published on Oct 18, 2005

Children With Sturge Weber Syndrome Can Develop Convulsions And Stroke

Our granddaughter was born a few months ago. When we saw her shortly after birth, we were shocked to see a large red birthmark on the right side of her face. We have never seen anything like that before. Her doctor said that she has a medical condition called Sturge Weber Syndrome. Since then, she... Read More

Article published on Mar 1, 2005

A Person Can Remain Active In Spite Of Convulsions

Our teenage daughter was a perfectly healthy girl until a few weeks ago. One morning, she suddenly fell on the floor and started jerking. We were very scared and called the ambulance. When she arrived at the emergency room, her jerking movements had stopped. From our description, the doctor told us that she had a... Read More

Article published on Mar 4, 2003

Convulsion In Children Usually Won’t Cause Brain Damage

Our four-year-old daughter has had many convulsions since she was a few months of age. Our paediatrician and neurologist have tried her on several medications. None of them work very well. She continues to have convulsions from time to time. These were mostly very brief, but a few of them were rather long. Sometimes we... Read More