What do you feel during an epileptic seizure?

What do you feel during an epileptic seizure?

You might also feel strange and experience tingling, anxiety, or déjà vu. If you lose consciousness during a seizure, you won’t feel anything as it happens. But you might wake up feeling confused, tired, sore, or scared. Most seizures are not a medical emergency.

How do I know if I have epileptic seizure?

Symptoms of epilepsy uncontrollable jerking and shaking, called a “fit” losing awareness and staring blankly into space. becoming stiff. strange sensations, such as a “rising” feeling in the tummy, unusual smells or tastes, and a tingling feeling in your arms or legs.

What is a mini seizure?

Overview. A partial (focal) seizure happens when unusual electrical activity affects a small area of the brain. When the seizure does not affect awareness, it is known as a simple partial seizure.

Does a seizure hurt?

Generally, the experience of having a seizure does not hurt. That’s because some seizures cause unconsciousness, so you’re unaware of what is happening. However, you might have a headache before or after a seizure.

How does a person feel after a seizure?

During the postictal period, you may be sleepy. You may have problems with vision or speech, and may have a bad headache, fatigue, or body aches. Not all of these phases occur in everyone with this type of seizure.

Do epileptic seizures hurt?

What do stress seizures look like?

Frequently, people with PNES may look like they are experiencing generalized convulsions similar to tonic-clonic seizures with falling and shaking. Less frequently, PNES may mimic absence seizures or focal impaired awarneness (previously called complex partial) seizures.

What are the early warning signs of approaching seizure?

difficulty breathing or stopped breathing

  • high fever
  • loss of consciousness that continues after the seizure has ended
  • traumatic injuries from seizure activity
  • seizures last more than 2 minutes
  • if you or the person having the seizure has diabetes
  • if you or the person having the seizure is pregnant
  • What are the early signs of seizures?

    Short attention blackouts,dazed behavior,memory gaps,mumbling or no response

  • Sudden falls,frequent stumbling or unusual clumsiness
  • Repeated,unusual movements such as head nodding or rapid blinking
  • Sudden stomach pain followed by confusion and sleepiness
  • Unusual sleepiness and irritability when woken up
  • How do I know if I had a seizure?


  • Nakamova. One way to know for sure is to have a long-term sleep-monitored EEG.
  • Meetz1064. But Nakamova’s right.
  • gr33nr0se
  • huskymom. Most of my seizure’s happen while sleeping.
  • Molly97. I bite my tongue during my nightime seizures,so that’s a dead giveaway.
  • Endless. I agree,write it down and tell your doctor.
  • Laina_Bravo.
  • chelsey.
  • momof3boys.
  • How long will I be tired after a seizure?

    – Your seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes. – You have trouble breathing after a seizure. – You have diabetes or are pregnant and have a seizure. – You have a seizure in water, such as a swimming pool or bathtub.