Nothing prepares you for the first time of seeing someone you do not know having a seizure.

If you see someone having a seizure:

Call 911

Put them on the floor.

Move everything away from them , so that when they convulse they do not hit anything.

Do not put any thing in their mouth. Nothing!!!

Roll them on their side, so that if they vomit they do not swallow it.

Time the seizure, so that you can tell the paramedics.

They may have an accident, so do not make a big deal of it if they do, it is embarrising for them.

Please talk to them while they are having it. They can hear you.

Stay calm!!

There is a possibility that they can stop breathing!!!

Give them CPR if they do!!

PS Please also note that after tremors do happen and are normal, so is falling asleep afterwards.  If someone does fall asleep it is ok they will not die and will wake up.


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Nov. 1, 2010 at 6:21 PM

Voted POP. Thanks for the info!

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Nov. 2, 2010 at 6:52 PM

YW.  I post this every year it needsto be know.  You are a good friend. 

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