A 38-year-old member asked:
Can grand mal seizures cause severe brain damage?
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Dr. Mark Rasak answered
32 years experience in Cardiology
It can: If the seizure can't be aborted (called status epilepitcus) permanant and severe brain damage can occur. Also if one aspirates during a seizure and becomes hypoxic this too can cause brain damage.
Answered on Sep 18, 2013
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