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Old 06-18-2007, 01:38 PM   #1
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Conscious during seizures

I am sometimes conscious during grandmal seisures and had some strange events. Once I was in the bath while getting a seizure - I was aware of the fact that my head was under the water. One of my toes hooked on the bath tub chain and pulled it out and the water drained out. Another time a angel appeared to me and said:"call Jesus". I said his Name and the seizure immediately stopped. Is there any of you who have had such experiences?

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Old 06-19-2007, 10:58 AM   #2
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Re: Conscious during seizures

I was conscious during most of my Grand Mal seizure that I had 6 years ago. My doctors basically told me that was impossible, and then a few months ago, I was on the internet reading up on different types of seizures, and I came across the Secondary Generalizing seizure, which sounds like what I had- it starts out as a complex partial seizure, and then gradually generalizes into a grand mal, or sometimes it doesn't quite get to that point and you remain mostly conscious through what feels like a Grand Mal. With me, I woke up during the night with a simple partial seizure that transitioned into a generalized seizure, but I was conscious during about 20 or 30 seconds of the generalizing part- my body curled up into a ball, and I couldn't move, breathe, or call out to alert anyone of what was happening. Next thing I remember, I was lying on my opposite side a half hour later, and had bitten a hole through my tongue.
There is another user on this board who has experienced something similar to this, also.

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Old 06-19-2007, 02:51 PM   #3
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Re: Conscious during seizures

I saw my first grand mal. I woke up after passing out and my body started seizing up, scariest thing i ever seen in my life. Only had a few others like that since then (3 years ago). Many times i can hear people just i cant open my eyes, talk, etc during them too.

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