According to WebMD, the signs of a seizure vary depending on seizure type; however, some signs of a grand mal seizure are loss of consciousness, collapse, a stiff body for 30 to 60 seconds, violent convulsions and a deep... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some people do receive warning signs of a coming seizure, according to Healthline. However, many of the warning signs of a seizure resemble symptoms of other conditions, so people do not always recognize that a seizure i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Potential warning signs of a seizure include confusion, feeling spacey, falling, jerking movements and memory lapses, explains the Epilepsy Foundation. A person about to have a seizure may also experience daydreaming epi... More »

A petit mal seizure, also known as an absence seizure, is a condition in which a person loses consciousness for a few seconds or minutes depending on the type of absence seizure he experiences. Absence seizures occur mos... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

During a petit mal seizure, the patient loses consciousness for 10 to 15 seconds and then makes a complete recovery, while a person experiencing a grand mal seizure collapses, loses consciousness and goes into convulsion... More »

A tonic-clonic seizure, known also as a grand mal seizure, is a full-body seizure characterized by loss of consciousness, stiffness and convulsions, according to WebMD. They often occur in individuals with epilepsy but m... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some of the signs and symptoms of a seizure include loss of consciousness, convulsions, muscle rigidity, blurred vision and loss of muscle tone. Others include memory lapse, unusual smells, losing control of urine or sto... More » Health Conditions & Diseases