Most seizures last only a few seconds, or at the most, a few minutes. If a seizure lasts more than 5 minutes that person is said to be entering a state known as status epilectus and needs medical attention.
- Q What is epilepsy (seizure disorder)?
- Q When should we be concerned about epilepsy?
- Q What is a seizure?
- Q How are epileptic seizures different from nonepileptic seizures?
- Q Should I talk to my doctor about my seizure disorder symptoms?
- Q Is epilepsy a common neurological disorder?