It is difficult to imagine anything scarier than watching your child have a seizure. But seizures are usually not as scary as they look. It lasts a few minutes and don’t result in any longer medical problems. The key thing is to stay calm and make sure your child is in a safe place.
Amazingly the Seizures happen when the neurons in the brain all start to fire at once, interrupting the brain’s normal electrical function. The main symptoms of the seizure depend on which part of the brain is affected. It is also said that one might experience muscle spasms, odd sensations, unresponsiveness, confusion, stiffening of the body, or loss of consciousness.
Also causes include a high fever, head injury, infection, low blood sugar, drug overdose, congenital conditions, poisoning, a brain tumor, or other medical problems. If individual has two or more unprovoked, recurrent seizures, they are considered to have epilepsy – a neurological condition that makes people more susceptible to seizures. You can follow below process to become safe.
- Make sure your child is in a safe place on the ground where he won’t fall or knock into anything. Also don’t try to restrain your child’s movements. Also just make sure he is in a place where he can move safely.
- If certainly possible, lay your child on his side to prevent choking, particularly if your child is drooling a lot. But don’t try to wedge your child’s mouth open or place anything between his teeth.