What are Seizures?

Symptoms of seizures include convulsions, rhythmic jerking, loss of responsiveness while eyes are open, incontinence, abnormal limb movements, abnormal stiffening, barely noticeable breathing during seizure and deep breathing directly after seizure, and combativeness while transitioning back to consciousness.

Symptoms of a seizure

  • Uncontrollable, spastic movements of your body, particularly your arms or legs
  • Stiffening and then loosening of limbs or muscles
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Staring into space
  • Confusion
  • Sudden emotional states that can include a feeling of doom, deja vu, fear, or euphoria
  • Sweating and nausea
  • Involuntary movements of your tongue or mouth, screaming, or crying
  • Rapid blinking
  • Falling to the ground

Common Treatments

  1. Medication
  2. Surgery
  3. Nerve stimulation

Seeking Care and What to Expect

When you visit the iCare, our team of exceptional and experienced physicians will immediately assess your situation, employ life saving intervention as needed and provide a physical examination.  Your care team may perform laboratory testing from our on-site lab. Once you are diagnosed, a treatment plan will be provided based on severity of your condition and symptoms. In the event that a patient requires hospitalization or other procedures that we do not offer at iCare, we are able to transfer them to a hospital for admission.