Hi, I'm new to this and decided to try to get some input on the subject. My niece is 17 and has grand mal seizures. She has been to Riley Hospital for a weeks study and is on drugs for this. I took her on a bus trip to see Rascal Flatts and on the way home she had one on the bus. It was horrible! She was sleeping on my shoulder and all of a sudden started jerking and grunting. I took her hand and it was clenched soooo tight. She was staring at me, which looks like the bottom of her eyes were pulled down and her mouth looked drawn and drooling. All I could do was rub her arm and clenched fist and tell her it was all right ..that I was there. After she came out of it ...she was so tired. When we finally arrived at our cars, she was able to walk to it. As soon as she buckled up she had another one....omg it was the same forcefull jerking and clenching and grunting. I got her to my house and it was so hard to get her into the house, she was exhausted. She slept most of the day Saturday, but told me she bit both sides of her tongue. Is there any help for these seizures besides all these drugs???? She was not able to attend high school because she was distruping the class, she will never be able to drive, work or even have children if there is no cure. I've prayed and prayed for her.View Thread
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