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Wilderness: Seizure (cont.)

Seizure Symptoms

  • Symptoms range from jerking movements in a single extremity to abnormal movements throughout the entire body.


  • Some seizures may cause lip smacking, behaviorisms, staring spells, or other symptoms depending on in which area of the brain the seizure cause originates.


  • Seizures may affect bladder and bowel control, and a person experiencing a seizure often bites his or her own tongue.

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