Are you concerned about your child’s frequent ‘daydreaming’ episodes at school? Has your child begun to suffer from twitching movements that last a few seconds? If you said yes, your child may be suffering from absence seizures. What are absence seizures in children? Why do they occur? Read our post and learn all about the condition here.
What Are Absence Seizures?
Absence seizures are episodes of sudden consciousness loss with characteristic ‘vacant’ stare spells, which may last for 10-20 seconds. These are more common in children than adults. Usually, children who suffer from absence seizures stop having any seizure episodes during their teen years. But it can last well into their adulthood.