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Iron as first aid in Seizures, can you please explain it

many people prefer to keep iron key chains or any iron things during seizures, what is the scientific reason behind it.can you please explain
Asked On : Tue, 22 Dec 2009
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Hi.. Seizure is a result of an abnormal electric signal from the brain.  When a person has a seizure he is unaware of the surrounding. This results in injuries due to the convulsion. Hence all measures to prevent injuries are to be taken. Holding a hard iron metal helps in preventing the injuries to the hand.. It has no role in stopping the convulsion...

Answered: Wed, 23 Dec 2009
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