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Is epilepsy a common neurological disorder?

Epilepsy is the third most common neurologic disorder which affects approximately 1 in 200 persons. It is more common in children and older adults.

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5 Treatment Options for Epilepsy
5 Treatment Options for Epilepsy
For many of the three million Americans currently living with epilepsy, a condition characterized by recurrent seizures, the mainstay of their treatme...
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Should I call 9-1-1 for a person having a seizure?
American Red CrossAmerican Red Cross
Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number for a person having a seizure if: The seizure lasts mor...
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How are epileptic seizures different from nonepileptic seizures?
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Epileptic seizures are due to abnormal electrical discharges in the brain leading to a clinical ...
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How Can I Manage My Seizures?
How Can I Manage My Seizures?

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