Seizure First Aid [Infographic]
What to Do When Someone is Having a Seizure
Published November 2021
One in every 10 people may have a seizure in their lifetime. Because seizures are so common, it is important to know what to do if you are with someone who is having a seizure. During seizures people may not be awake or alert, so it is often up to bystanders to help keep them safe.
Northwestern Medicine Neurologist Jessica W. Templer, MD, shares what to do and what not to do when someone is having a seizure.