How do you describe a grand mal seizure?
What are the characteristics of seizures?
What are the 4 stages of a tonic-clonic seizure?
What is the main concern when a person is having a grand mal epileptic seizure?
What do non epileptic seizures look like?
What are the 4 types of seizures and their symptoms?
- Tonic: Muscles in the body become stiff.
- Atonic: Muscles in the body relax.
- Myoclonic: Short jerking in parts of the body.
- Clonic: Periods of shaking or jerking parts on the body.
What happens before a grand mal seizure?
What brings on grand mal seizures?
What are the after effects of a grand mal seizure?
Drowsiness or sleepiness that lasts for 1 hour or longer (called the post-ictal state) Loss of memory (amnesia) about the seizure episode. Headache. Weakness of 1 side of the body for a few minutes to a few hours following seizure (called Todd paralysis)
What does it look like when someone has a seizure?
What is the main cause of a seizure?
How do you know if you had a seizure?
What is the difference between seizure and epilepsy?
A seizure is a single occurrence, whereas epilepsy is a neurological condition characterized by two or more unprovoked seizures.
Can a doctor tell if you’ve had a seizure?
What does a seizure feel like in your head?
Will an EEG show past seizures?
Should you go to the hospital after a seizure?
The seizure lasts five minutes or longer or is repeated. Injuries have resulted from the seizure. The person experiences persistent breathing difficulty. The person having the seizure also has a fever.