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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 26, 2010
  • 06:05 PM

last night as i was cutting my husband's hair he suddenly told me he felt like he was going to throw up, and then he jus hit the floor and he started to shake but he hit his head and he woke up saying what happened and he said he remembered he couldnt hear and he felt dizzy then he blacked out and then he woke up on the floor and he said he was hot and he still couldnt hear and he could barely see and he was still dizzy so i put a cold rag around his neck and then he felt better so can anyone please help me figure out what happened?

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  • It could have been a mild stroke, among other possibilities. While I don't prefer "western" doctors - he really does need to see one immediately. After that I recommend a TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) doctor, to cure the cause.
    Curly Stooge 319 Replies
    • October 27, 2010
    • 06:32 AM
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  • last night as i was cutting my husband's hair he suddenly told me he felt like he was going to throw up, and then he jus hit the floor and he started to shake but he hit his head and he woke up saying what happened and he said he remembered he couldnt hear and he felt dizzy then he blacked out and then he woke up on the floor and he said he was hot and he still couldnt hear and he could barely see and he was still dizzy so i put a cold rag around his neck and then he felt better so can anyone please help me figure out what happened?It's called a Grand Mal Seizure.PhasesThe seizures are divided into two phases, the tonic phase and the clonic phase, hence the name of the seizure, though a tonic–clonic seizure will often be preceded by an aura.AuraThe person may feel a sense of strong déjà vu, lightheadedness and/or dizziness, unusual (and possibly inappropriate) emotions, intense feelings of discomfort or foreboding, altered vision and hearing (which may or may not include hallucinations), and sometimes other symptoms . This is actually a simple partial seizure. Sometimes, the person will lose complete awareness and start making odd or pointless repetitive movements (such as picking at clothes or lip smacking) towards the end of the aura, at which point the seizure has progressed to become a complex partial seizure.The aura stage occurs because tonic–clonic seizures often start in an isolated area of the brain, known as the seizure focus, and gradually spreads to the whole brain, whereupon loss of consciousness occurs and becomes a tonic–clonic seizure. An aura may last as little as a few minutes or as long as several hours, though some with epilepsy do not experience them at all. Many auras are followed by a tonic–clonic seizure.Tonic phase The person will quickly lose consciousness, and the skeletal muscles will suddenly tense, often causing the extremities to be pulled towards the body or rigidly pushed away from it, which will cause the person to fall if standing. The tonic phase is usually the shortest part of the seizure, usually lasting only a few seconds. The person may also express vocalizations like a loud moan during the tonic stage, due to air forcefully expelled from the lungs.Clonic phase The person's muscles will start to contract and relax rapidly, causing convulsions. These may range from exaggerated twitches of the limbs to violent shaking or vibrating of the stiffened extremities. The person may roll and stretch as the seizure spreads. The eyes typically roll back or close and the tongue often suffers bruising sustained by strong jaw contractions. Incontinence is seen in some cases.Due to physical and nervous exhaustion, Postictal sleep invariably follows a tonic–clonic seizure. Confusion and complete amnesia upon regaining consciousness is usually experienced and slowly wears off as the person becomes gradually aware that a seizure occurred.There are so many reason he could have had this type of seizure, and some of them are not what you should hear over an online forum. Bring your husband to his primary care physician as soon as possible to get an emergency consult.
    keanhe 86 Replies
    • October 27, 2010
    • 06:47 AM
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