What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy, also called seizure disorder, is a neurological condition that causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures. One in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. An estimated 65 million people worldwide currently live with epilepsy.

Who Can Get Epilepsy?

Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females of all races, ethnic backgrounds and ages.

What Causes Epilepsy?

  • Genetics
  • Trauma
  • Stroke
  • Tumors
  • Infectious disease
  • Unknown causes

Learn more at: The Epilepsy Network