Non-Epileptic Seizures: What You Need to Know

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  • Chris Brown and His Seizure
  • What Is a Seizure?
  • Non-Epileptic Seizures vs. Epileptic Seizures
  • Types of Non-Epileptic Seizures
  • What Does a Seizure Look Like?
  • Other Causes for Non-Epileptic Seizures
  • Can Seizures Harm You?
  • Treating Non-Epileptic Seizures
  • What to Do If Someone Is Having A Seizure

Non-Epileptic Seizures vs. Epileptic Seizures

Non-epileptic seizures (NES) are often longer than epileptic seizures; occur only when the person is awake and do not respond to anti-epileptic drugs, writes the Epilepsy Foundation. Epilepsy, which Lil Wayne was diagnosed with, is a set of chronic neurological disorders that are identified by having periodic seizures.

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