To decide if your "spells" are seizures, your doctor will:
Take a detailed medical history (including a family history of seizures).
Gather information about your behavior before, during, and after the episode. It is very important to have someone with you who witnessed the episode and can describe it to the doctor.
Do a physical exam
These are tests that may be done:
An electroencephalogram (EEG) to identify any abnormal electrical misfiring in the brain and help predict the ...