Skip to Content
Home > Wellness Resources > Health Library > Epileptic Seizures
An epileptic seizure is the body and brain's response to sudden
bursts of abnormal electrical activity in the brain. A seizure may affect a
person's muscle control, movement, speech, vision, or awareness
There are two types of seizures.
Current as of:
February 19, 2016
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Steven C. Schachter, MD - Neurology
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2016 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.