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Epilepsy First Aid

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Hello,
I'm 21 years old and currently living on my college campus.

I would have seizures once in a while, however, most of my friends are not familiar of seizure first aid. I wrote notes on the back of my medicine (Tegretol) bottle to guide them through what they should or should not do during my seizures. What else can I do to guide them through first aid? Please give me some suggestions. Thank you.

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go to the get help section..

go to the get help section.. First aid is the top right side.. You can also call the 24/7 help line which is there to answer anybody's questions. That number is 1-800-332-1000You can call them and discuss your issue with them too.

I just lower the

I just lower the complications and say: If you see something big, call 911. 

What I did was put a a white

What I did was put a a white board up and write out the first aid steps for me. I've made sure that my roommates have a general idea of what to look for and what I need during or after a seizure. I would also make sure that your professors are aware that if I blank out ( absence seizures) that its because of my epilepsy not because I am being rude. If its possible, depending on your dorm set up, I would try to give the RA a more in depth talk about how to deal with seizures.I hope this helps a bit and wishing you the best of luck! 

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