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9 Ways to Help Someone Having a Seizure

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hands reaching for each other
Toa Heftiba

man lying down in grass
Mat Reding

Help Them to a Safe Place


clock
Majid Rangraz

Check the Time


woman taking off glasses
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Clear the Decks


woman with arms in the air
Retha Ferguson

Don’t Restrain Them or Try to Wake Them


close up of mouth
Thais Ribeiro

Don’t Put Anything in Their Mouth


Young woman lying on side
iStock

Turn Them to One Side


folded blankets on couch
iStock

Protect Their Head


man tightening tie
Ben Rosett

Loosen Anything That’s Tight Around Their Neck


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Reassure Them as They Wake Up


Jennifer Rainey Marquez

Jennifer Rainey Marquez

@jenrrain

Jennifer Rainey Marquez is a longtime health and science writer based in Atlanta. Her work has appeared in Women’s Health, O: The Oprah Magazine, Parents, Good Housekeeping, Parade, and many other outlets. You can follow her at @jenrrain.