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Symptoms and Signs of a Grand Mal/Tonic Clonic Seizure

Grand Mal Seizures Indicators

Below you see a very easy bullet point list of grand mal seizures symptoms and signs.

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  • Sudden Cry
  • Falling Down
  • Rigidity-stiffness
  • Thrashing, jerking
  • No control of bowel or bladder
  • Shallow breathing, lips may be bluish
  • Short periods of suspended breathing
  • White or pink froth from mouth
  • Gurgling, grunting noises
  • Temporary loss of consciousness
  • Usually Lasts no longer than X minutes

Grand Mal Seizures DANGEROUS SIGNS: CALL 911

In the following cases of grand mal seizures it is very important to take action and call for help.

  • Seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes
  • Another seizure starts immediately after the
  • first seizure
  • Bluish color to lips AFTER seizure ends
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Stops breathing

Expected Behavior After Grand Mal Seizures

Here you see the after effects of grand mal seizures. You can expect to feel like this after having it:

  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Sleeping, difficult to arouse
  • May be somewhat confused
  • Regular breathing
  • Can last a few minutes or hours

I hope this short article on grand mal seizures was very useful to you. Also see the interesting article called Electrical Signals Imbalance Leads To The Formation Of Grand Mal Seizures.

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