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Looked like a seizure to me

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 15, 2010
  • 03:22 AM

My wife had what appeared to be a seizure to me. I am medically trained and am finding difficulty explaining what happened. My wife walked over to me with a "feeling" that she has on a regular basis that generally I am not there to be a part of. I don't want to delve any further into that. However, as I began to manipulate her, she gradually started to double over. I thought everything was going great. Within a second she was stumbling backwards and had fallen against a floor fan, her head hit the wall, she dragged the side of her head against a weight lifting bar that I had leaned up behind our bedroom door, and she was completely limp. During the fall she never attempted to stop herself from falling, as is a normal reaction of someone falling that is concious. I quickly jumped from the bed and was standing over the top of her. I noticed that her eyes were averted up and to the left and her tongue was partially sticking out. We're talking 5-10 seconds here. About that time her phone rang. She immediately sat up and started panicking to answer her phone. She woke up as though she had no idea where she was or who I was, but she had to answer that phone. I stopped her and made her sit there for a minute or two. She stood up complaining that her head was hurting and couldn't figure out why she woke up on the floor. We are seeing a doctor and they have started running some testing. Now here is my problem... she has no history of seizures, no history of hypoglycemia, no history of anything. There is also no family history to support any of this. Before the incident she was acting normally, was quite alert and oriented, and was preparing to go to work. Since the incident she has been easily fatigued, and has had periods where she has felt flushed and felt like she could pass out. I am confused. I am perplexed. I am worried. Can anyone give me some insight.

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