New 'Twilight' movie allegedly causing seizures

New 'Twilight' movie allegedly causing seizures
In this image released by Summit Entertainment, Kristen Stewart, right, and Robert Pattinson are shown in a scene from "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1."
For some fans, the new "Twilight" movie not only causes severe swooning, but can actually cause seizures.

It's called photosensitive epilepsy, and for those who are susceptible, a strong sensory overload such as a movie's flash effects in the dark theater, can induce a seizure.

In "Breaking Dawn: Part One," the film's graphic birth scene has a bright flashing of red, black and white, just like a strobe light.

According to an ABC News report, several movie goers have reported convulsing, difficulty breathing, and body tremors during the scene.

Some passed out, requiring help from paramedics.

These episodes are rare, but they're not unheard of in a movie theater.

Some seizures were also reported last year by people who saw certain special effects in the movie "Avatar."