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Thought this was really informative. I guess I had what’s called now a Tonic-clonic seizure, once called a “grand mal,” is what most people think of when they hear the word “seizure.” Wasn’t too fun I can say….and makes you very tired that day and lethargy lasting several days after!

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Types of Seizures

Expert: Robert S. Fisher, M.D. Professor of Neurology Stanford University »

Seizures is a medical condition that is divided into two types. Watch our video to learn in detail about the different types of seizures and how to manage them.

Transcript:

The word “seizure” is used to describe the medical condition in which too many brain cells become excited simultaneously, but there are actually so many that neurologists are still updating how to classify them. Usually, they classify seizures into two main types, partial seizures and primary generalized seizures.

The difference between these types is in how they begin: Partial seizures, which begin in a single part of the brain, are further described by two additional criteria.

  1. The first is whether awareness, memory, and consciousness are preserved during the seizure. If they all are preserved, then a seizure is called “simple partial.”
  2. However, if any are…

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