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Associated Disorders

According to Healthline, seizure disorders are diagnosed “when an individual has two or more unprovoked seizures.” Seizures are defined as “an abnormal electrical discharge that occurs in your brain.”

Types of Seizure Disorders

  • Focal seizures*
  • Focal seizures with impaired awareness.*
  • Focal seizures without loss of consciousness.*
  • Generalized seizures*
  • Absence seizures*
  • Tonic seizures.*
  • Atonic seizures.*
  • Clonic seizures*
  • Myoclonic seizures.*
  • Tonic-clonic seizures.*
  • Epilepsy

Seizure Symptoms

  • Temporary confusion
  • A staring spell
  • Uncontrollable jerking movements of the arms and legs
  • Loss of consciousness or awareness
  • Cognitive or emotional symptoms, such as fear, anxiety or deja vu

Associated Disorders