The Complex Relationship Between Stress and Seizures
Stress is not a known cause of epilepsy, but can trigger a seizure in someone who has epilepsy. If you have epilepsy, managing your stress may be one part of managing the disorder. Here's what you need to know.
Painting #5 MORE THAN of the Epilepsy Facts series. It is time for us to get people to wake up and realize just how prevalent and serious epilepsy really is! Even though Epilepsy causes more deaths than Breast Cancer, Prescription Overdoses, Skin Cancer, or Drunk Driving Accidents every year, with a worldwide average of 2 deaths per minute there is more media coverage of those conditions than there is for Epilepsy, why?
Contact EF or your local affiliate for information on community training programs such as seizure recognition and first aid response. Great for medical personnel, law enforcement, child care providers, teachers, everyone.
3 Million Americans suffer from epilepsy. Epilepsy is also known as a seizure disorder, is a diverse group of neurological disorders of varying types and severities which are characterized by recurrent seizures.
Explanation of Coma and Persistent Vegetative State
Do you know what to do if someone around you has a seizure? Seizures do not always cause loss of consciousness, so you may need to help steer the person clear of potentially dangerous situations. Learn more about what to do if you witness a seizure.