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Do you know what a seizure is? Do you know how to care for a person suffering from a seizure? These are important questions that everyone should know. Anyone can have a seizure at any time. Seizures will happen if you have epilepsy, other seizure disorders, accidents, poisonings, new medications, flashing lights etc...
A seizure is the electrical chemical activity caused by complex chemical changes that occur in nerve cells. Brain cells either excite or inhibit (stop) other brain cells from sending messages. Usually there is a balance of cells that excite and those that can stop these messages. However, when a seizure occurs, there may be too much or too little activity, causing an imbalance between exciting and stopping activity. The chemical changes can lead to surges of electrical activity that cause seizures.
If some one has a seizure please follow these steps;