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Signs and Symptoms of Epilepsy

All Signs & Symptoms of Epilepsy

Here are the top symptoms or behaviors listed by parents of kids diagnosed with Epilepsy:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
SeizuresOften25 mentions
HeadachesOften10 mentions
ShakingOften7 mentions
Shaking (from anxiety)Often5 mentions
Not responding to communicationSometimes3 mentions
Unresponsive (to stimuli)Sometimes3 mentions
ConvulsionsSometimes2 mentions
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargySometimes2 mentions
FeverSometimes2 mentions
VomitingSometimes2 mentions

When do symptoms start?

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Change in symptoms of Epilepsy*

What happens to common Epilepsy symptoms over time?

SymptomWorseA Little WorseStayed About the SameA Little BetterBetterCompletely Resolved
Shaking (from anxiety)0%0%0%75%25%0%
Not responding to communication0%0%0%33.3%66.7%0%
Unresponsive (to stimuli)0%0%0%33.3%66.7%0%
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy0%0%50%0%50%0%
Zoning out0%0%0%0%100%0%

Conditions with similar symptoms to Epilepsy

Parents also mention the behaviors, signs, and symptoms associated with Epilepsy when they describe these conditions:

Discussion of Epilepsy

What was your approach to Epilepsy? What were the results?