Epilepsy Sparks

Different Types of Seizure

The Most Common Types of Seizure

Absence Seizure
See here for more info: https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/seizures/absence-seizures
Focal Seizure
There are Focal Aware and Focal Impaired-Awareness Seizures
See here for more info: https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/seizures/focal-seizures
Atonic Seizure
See here for more info: https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/seizures/atonic-seizures
Myoclonic Seizures
See here for more info: https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/seizures/myoclonic-seizures
Tonic Seizure
See here for more info: https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/seizures/tonic-seizures
Tonic-Clonic Seizure
See here for more info: https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/seizures/tonic-clonic
Febrile Seizure
These are not epileptic seizures but some children who have them do go on to develop epilepsy
See here for more info: https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/ seizures/febrile-seizures
Dissociative Seizures / Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES) / Non-Epileptic Attack Disorder (NEAD)
These are not epileptic seizures but can look very similar and a person can have these type of seizure as well as epileptic Seizures.
See here for more info: https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/diagnosis/dissociative-seizures-non-epileptic-attack-disorder-nead