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I Have Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

A Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. You're not alone. 25 People

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    I am in high school and I was just recently diagnosed with JME after having a seizure in class. When I went back to school a few days later I talked to a teacher and asked her for work I had missed and let her know that my doctors told me to avoid computers until they did me EEG...
    Ambrielle Ambrielle 18-21 2 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    I'm 22 years of age and have had Juvenile

    Myoclonic Epilepsy since I was formally diagnosed when I was fourteen. Before that, I was just having Abscence seizure so they weren't officially sure what kind of epilepsy I had. Then when I was fourteen, I had a Myoclonic jerk in my grandma's kitchen and threw the cereal box...
    Kida07 Kida07 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I Was 11 When My Symptoms Began

    Puberty is such a weird time for most children. Our body are going to changes that come so rapidly. Well this was the time my twitches began. I thought my twitches were "normal" and that they happened to everyone. I would find that when i would wake up for school my arms would...
    sescoto sescoto 16-17 4 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    My Jme Nightmare

    I was diagnosed with JME in seventh grade after having a seizure at school. I was put in the hospital and endured several days of humiliating tests and finally got a diagnosis that would change my life. That was seventeen years ago. Now I am thirty and the divorced mother of...
    kkoc1027 kkoc1027 26-30 Aug 13, 2012

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    I'm 18. I had myoclonic jerks in the mornings

    throughout years of barely sleeping since I was 14. In early 2012 i had my first seizure at home getting ready for a school trip. I was so upset because I had been wanting to learn to drive for so long like all my friends and now I'd have to wait a whole year. I cleared up my...
    ssssmills ssssmills 18-21, F May 21

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