Most Common Types Of Seizures
Seizure eTraining Slide 7
There are many different types of seizures. People may experience just one type or more than one. The kind of seizure a person has depends on which part and how much of the brain is affected by the electrical disturbance that produces seizures.
Types of Seizures include two broad groups:
Primary Generalized Seizures: affects both sides of the brain
Focal aka Partial Seizures : affects one side of the brain
- Simple – consciousness or awareness is retained
- Complex – consciousness is impaired or lost