Tonic-clonic seizures

What is Tonic-clonic seizures?

Tonicclonic seizures (formerly known as grand mal seizures) are a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain. Tonic–clonic seizures are the seizure type most commonly associated with epilepsy and seizures in general, though it is a misconception that they are the only type.

Tonic–clonic seizures can be induced deliberately in electroconvulsive therapy.

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For the last 2 weeks I have been having unknown origin seizures. They are on the verge of being grand mal seiures but also are what the doctors are...

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From the description it looks likes probably you are suffering from complex partial seizures on the verge of getting...

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I have a 13 yrs old daughter that is suffering from nausea, bad headaches, loss of appetite, dizziness for the past month or so . On august of...

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Single episode of seizure is not of much significance though you need to consult a paediatric neurologist and get your...

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