What Is Complex Partial Seizure?

Q:
What is complex partial seizure?

A:
A seizure happens when electrical activity in the brain surges suddenly. The brain and body are affected in different ways depending on where the activity occurs.

Complex partial seizures, also called focal onset impaired awareness seizures, are the most common type for adults who have epilepsy. They’re usually harmless and only last a minute or two.

People with complex partial seizures may:

  • daydream
  • stare blankly
  • not be aware of their surroundings
  • make some movements, such as chewing or blinking.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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