"A seizure is a short change in normal brain activity that can cause changes in awareness, behavior, or body movement. Because anyone can have a seizure, it’s important to recognize seizure symptoms and to know how to help. There are over 30 different types of seizures.1 The signs of seizures depend on the part of the brain affected. Some seizures are mild and can go unnoticed. Others can cause the person to fall to the ground, or be unable to move or speak.
Epilepsy is not the only cause of a seizure. Seizures can happen from other problems, including:
- Brain injury.
- High fever.
- Alcohol or drug withdrawal..."