I was flying around on my, my head snapping against the end of my bed then back to the top but upside down and twisting back and forth. But i was aware the whole time. This has never happened to me before! What type of seizure was this? Complex partial? Does this happen to a lot of people?
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Complex Partial Seizures (or whatever they renamed it) are the most common seizures, and people can have them and being fully aware or absence (unconscious or subconscious mind is in control and you will have no memory of them). I have had them both ways and because the form of the seizure is determined by the part of the brain that has the short circuit, there is a who bunch of forms of them. I have never had one while I was asleep.
@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member i sometimes get something like that right after an aura for about 30 seconds, not always tho, sometimes nothing some Gran Mal.
@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member yeah I've read about the only partially conscious but i was fully aware. I was even able to move myself away from the bed when i almost rolled to the side, and shaking my wrist because the arm that my watch that notifies my neighbor i had full control of.
@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member i lose consciousness during a Gran Mal also.
Sounds like what they used to call a partial seizure with motor aspects , especially if you're aware As far as I know tonic/ clonics ( previously known as grand mals) you lose consciousness A lady I know has similar seizures but is aware of everything that's happening
@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member if you read about Grand Mal, aka Generalized Tonic-Clonic seizures, as opposed to Petit-Mal aka Abscense seizures, you'll see the symptoms are absolutely nothing alike.
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