The main symptom of epilepsy is recurrent seizures, but there are other signs and symptoms that may hint at epilepsy. These are:
- Abnormal twitching of one side of the body
- Briefly unresponsive behaviours.
- Sudden unexplained stiffening.
- Sudden chewing or blinking.
- Repetitive body movement that appears abnormal.
- A sudden fall for no reason
- Any repetitive confusional state
- Brief abnormal movements during sleep
- Sudden jerking of hands with dropping of objects