Risk factors for grand mal seizures include:

  • A family history of seizure disorders
  • Any injury to the brain from trauma, stroke, previous infection and other causes
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Medical problems that affect electrolyte balance
  • Illicit drug use
  • Heavy alcohol use
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