Epilepsy and seizures Epilepsy is seen in 12 out of 1000 people in India.
What is a seizure?
Commonly known as fits, it is a sudden electrical disturbance in the nerve cells.
What is Epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a condition characterised by two or more episodes of seizures.
What are the signs and symptoms of seizures?
What causes epilepsy or seizure?
Can epilepsy be treated?
Epilepsy can be treated with:
What are the surgery options?
How to prevent seizures?
How to help a person with seizures?
Do not panic. Make the person lie down on a flat surface. Remove any sharp objects nearby Ensure there is nothing in the mouth Loosen the clothes around the person’s neck Don’t try to hold the person Once the seizure is over, ask for medical help Call the ambulance if Seizure lasts for over 5 minutes Another episode of seizure begins Person is unconscious even after seizure.