Someone experiencing CPS will often have a blank stare while the seizure is occurring. Other symptoms include:
- Lip smacking
- Eyelid flutters
- Finger rubbing
- Small movements of both hands
- Other less common symptoms may include:
- Repeating words or phrases
Causes and Risk Factors
The cause of CPS is often unknown. In some cases, a change in certain genes may cause the condition.
Seizures are usually more common in boys than girls.
Rapid breathing, or hyperventilation, and flickering lights can trigger seizures.