The most common seizures can be classified into four types:

Simple Partial

  •  Usually the person will not lose consciousness.
  •  Sudden or restless movements
  • The person having the seizure experiences strange or unusual sensations.


Complex Partial

  •  Person appears dazed and confused.
  •  Display random walking, mumbling, head turning or pulling at clothing.
  • Person often cannot recall these repeated motions.

  • Blank staring into space
  • Eyes rolling upwards
  •  No convulsions
  •  May repeat many times throughout the day.


Tonic Clonic

  • Stiffening of muscles
  • Person loses consciousness
  • The body becomes rigid as it falls to the ground.
  • There are convulsions.


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