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Tonic-Clonic (Grand Mal) Seizures

Tonic-Clonic (Grand Mal) Seizures

Tonic-clonic seizures, formerly known as grand mal seizures, comprise two stages: a tonic phase and a clonic phase. These intense seizures can be frightening to experience or observe, as extreme muscle spasms may temporarily arrest breathing. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW...

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November is Epilepsy Awareness month.  Reach out to your local epilepsy charity, hospital, association, etc., see if you can volunteer, join in to any of their epilepsy awareness events walks, 5ks, gatherings that promote epilepsy awareness to support the cause.  Of...

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Epilepsy Symptoms

Epilepsy Symptoms

Symptoms of Epileptic Seizures Recurring seizures are the primary symptom of epilepsy. However, the symptoms may change depending on the kind of seizure a patient is suffering from. Below mentioned are some early signs and symptoms of epileptic seizures: Temporary...

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Epilepsy 101

Epilepsy 101

In 2015, 1.2% of the total US population had active epilepsy. This is about 3.4 million people with epilepsy nationwide: 3 million adults and 470,000 children. According to the latest estimates, about 0.6% of children aged 0-17 years have active epilepsy. Think of a...

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