So, I was with a friend of mine the other night. He is a regular marijuana smoker and has poor health habits such as his diet. Sometimes when he smokes weed he gets warm and needs to lie down next to a fan and relax for a minute. This night was different; after a few seconds of half laying down half sitting up, he falls backwards and begins to go into what would be described as a grand mal seizure. I have to say that I was pretty terrified. He snapped out of it within about 30 seconds to a minute. My father is an emergency room doctor and a physician; I disregarded my friend and asked my father what he thought, to which he said that he needs to get it checked out. My friend has never had a seizure before this and he said he felt absolutely fine afterwards and he felt as if I had woken him up from a dream. He doesn't believe that he needs to be checked out. Is it possible that it is a one time thing? I need some advice on how to handle this.
You should probably get him checked out. I know it can be hard to have a stubborn person on your hands like that. If you really are a friend maybe you should have a sit down, and see if you can't convince your friend to see a doctor.
The first time I had a gran Maul seizure I was at a friends place. when I came out of the seizure I had no idea what had happened. He was telling me that he was taking foam out of my mouth and had put a pillow under my head so i wouldn't hit my head on the ground. I had felt fine afterwords and had no recollection of the event.
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