How to Help Someone Who’s Having a Seizure
If you witness someone having a seizure, don’t panic. Here, our Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center experts explain exactly what you can do to help.
It’s understandable – and quite normal – to be alarmed if you see someone having what appears to be a seizure. But knowledge is power.
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Below, Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center experts help you understand the common signs of seizures, which affect up to 1 percent of the U.S. population. We also explain what first aid steps are appropriate, and what you shouldn’t do.