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Is It Normal To Be Paralysed During And After A Seizure?

Is It Normal To Be Paralysed During And After A Seizure?

I'm still new to these seizures that I experience I've researched the seizure process and it does says there's a paralysis that does happen called Todd's paralysis but I'm curious to know does anyone else experience this?
it's quite scary I find I always worry that I won't be able to ever move again after.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

There is a condition known as Todd's Paralysis which can be experienced by people with epilepsy it may take a few hours but resolves completely.It can happen following a seizure(aka post seizure or post ictal paralysis) Scary but temporary Stay safe 💕

posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Seizures normally cause muscles to tense up for a bit -convulsions. When brain gets on track this stops and we're fine. I know it's scary to be aware of this-please keep in mind you will be fine to help you deal with it. The more you have the better you'll feel and realize this. Also that this is a physical not mental condition

posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yes it is possible to become partially paralyzed during and after a seizure. It all has to do with, what part of the brain, the seizures are active. So your seizures could be hit a part of the brain, that works on how we move our arms and legs.

Then there are other who seizure and instantly go through emotional or behavioral change, like crying, anger, scream, and ect. But before all that , they were in a good mood . There are many other types of examples to these types of episodes.

edited, originally posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I got out of bed 1 morning stood up and my body just instant fell straight down laid there for a couple seconds was able to get up I thought my spine broke as it's 1/16 of an inch from paralizing me (had closed head injury, accident) 5th vertibry. I thought for sure. 1 of the videos I stood up from couch (unknown) stumbling around table she seen granmal coming gave my kid the phonewas there in time to catch me just before hitting my face she was trying to get me back on the couch I was as limp as a dead body yet consious her and the kid drug me to the couch I didn't come back til 10 minutes later and now I think the 1 time I must have started and just didn't black out or granmal

posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I do on half my body and after a sezure I won't understand what going on and I try to sit up over and over and I keep falling

posted over 1 year ago
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