Seizure First Aid


About 1 out of 10 people has had a seizure. That means seizures are common, and one day you might need to help someone during or after a seizure. Learn what you can do to

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SUDEP and Other Risks


In most cases, seizures end safely on their own, but sometimes more serious emergencies can arise. During seizures, injuries can occur such as bruises, cuts, broken bones, concussions, and head injuries. Risk of death is

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Is There Treatment?


For approximately 70% of individuals with epilepsy, there are treatments that can stop or control seizures. Doctors work closely with individual patients to explore the appropriate medication(s) to prescribe each unique seizure disorder. These medications

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What Do Seizures Look Like?


Seizures can display differently in each person, but they generally fall under two types: primary generalized seizures and focal seizures (previously known as partial seizures). Primary generalized seizures involve both sides of the brain experiencing

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What is Epilepsy?


Epilepsy is one of the oldest and most mysterious ailments. Three million Americans (1 in 26), of all ages and races, have epilepsy. It affects more people than brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and

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