Share this:

Stopping the Seizures

After brain surgery at Mayo Clinic, Xander Torres is a healthy, happy kid.
"My hand is wiggly." When 4-year-old Xander Torres said these words to his mother, Sarah, she had no idea the long journey they would begin. "To be honest, I didn't think much about it at first," she says.

Several weeks went by when Xander's hand was occasionally "wiggly." Then during a stint as ring-bearer in a family wedding, he had what looked to his parents like a seizure. Frightened and confused, they took Xander to several physicians in their hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. Unable to learn what was causing the problem, and with his seizures growing more frequent and severe, the Torres family decided to travel to Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota, in hope of finding answers.

To read the full story

Please login or register to post a question.


0 new updates since last refresh


kalamasamson wrote:

My firstborn Anthony suffers from seizures. He is 10yrs old and at the moment he takes phenobarbital tablets. The frequency of the seizures has now reduced but my question is how long will it take for the seizures to stop [...] View full text  

Posted Sat, Jun 13 at 4:42am CST