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 Is epilepsy a common neurological disorder?
- Q What are seizures?
- Q What is epilepsy (seizure disorder)?
- Q Should I put something in the mouth of someone having a seizure?
- Q What are epileptic seizures?
- Q Why isn't epilepsy better funded since it is a common condition?