CONVULSIONS – causes and what to do

A convulsion is a medical condition where body muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in uncontrolled actions of the body. They can continue for a few seconds or many minutes. Convulsions can happen to a specific part of a person’s body or may affect their whole body. Epileptic seizures are characterized by electrical disturbances in the brain. Not all are associated with convulsions; those that are include: Generalized tonic-clonic seizures, also known as Grand Mal seizures, characterized by stiffening during the tonic phase and violent jerking during the…

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