Epilepsy stigma is a societal problem. Addressing people one-by-one is helpful, and I hope they teach others what they have just learned.
When people don’t have the basic facts that’s when myths tend to fill in the blanks. So here is epilepsy in a nutshell: What is Epilepsy?Epilepsy is a chronic neurologic disorder with many possible causes. Anything that disturbs the normal pattern of neuron activity – from illness to brain damage to abnormal … Read More
The Epilepsy Foundation shows on their site that there are 200,000 cases of epilepsy diagnosed each year (it appears they are referring to the US only). To put this number into perspective, it occured to me that this really amounts to a new case diagnosed every two minutes. Other Two Minute FactsEvery two … Read More