The following are dos and don’ts for epilepsy:

Dos:

# Take medicines without fail.

# Avoid quacks.

# Make patient lie down on one side if there is an attack.

# Remove sharp objects from near the person.

# Babies born at home may be at risk of getting epilepsy.

Don’ts:

# Don’t eat unwashed or partially cooked green leafy vegetables. They could have tapeworms, which cause epilepsy.

# Don’t pin down a person getting an epileptic attack.

# Don’t put anything into the mouth of patients during an attack.

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