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Seizures?

I don't know if I am having seizures or not. If I were to think of what a seizure would feel like, then what I experience seems like it would be it. I am 19, and have been having what I call my "brain shocks" for a while. I remember having them at 15-16, but I didn't pay attention to any time before then. What I am so confused about, is that I don't do the whole 'fall on the ground' or convulse, or do anything obvious. I know before I have a "brain shock", I feel a little lightheaded. Then a buzzing-you could call it-begins in my brain. Sometimes they are light, sometimes more severe, but I never lose consciousness. I feel my eyes move though, I don't know where, but they're going somewhere! :) Once, I had a severe one, and I stood there as it hit me. One of my friends was talking to me, and I held up my arm with my pointer finger up, telling her to wait. I just stared at the ground, I couldn't really move, or talk or anything. I could hear, but it was like I wasn't in control. Then it faded. I don't know if I am just having weird brain things, or what, but my grandma that used to be a nurse thinks I am having petit mal seizures or something, but I can't find anyone that knows what a seizure feels like when they are having it so that I could compare the feelings. I also get a lot of headaches and migraines...

Can anyone help me? Does this sound like any form of epilepsy-or am i just crazy?

Thank you!

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what you are describing may be simple partial seizures. seizures are an interesting phenomena because when there is a misfiring of the brain's neurons, it can affect a wide spectrum of different brain areas.

these brain zaps may also be a symptoms of anxiety, and incidentally, they are frequently cited as a withdrawl (withdrawal) symptom of paxil and other SSRIs.
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what you are describing may be simple partial seizures. seizures are an interesting phenomena because when there is a misfiring of the brain's neurons, it can affect a wide spectrum of different brain areas.

these brain zaps may also be a symptoms of anxiety, and incidentally, they are frequently cited as a withdrawl (withdrawal) symptom of paxil and other SSRIs.
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Look up temporal lobe seizures.  My 18 yr old daughter was diagnosed with this a few months ago.  
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