Epilepsy is a devastating neurological disease characterized by sudden, recurrent seizures.
- Epilepsy affects more than three million Americans and 50 million people worldwide.
- There are more people with epilepsy than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease combined.
- Epilepsy takes more lives than breast cancer.
- In over 40 percent of patients, seizures are not controlled even with the best medical treatments.
For more information about epilepsy, go to cureepilepsy.org.