Hidden Warning Signs Of Epilepsy You Should Not Ignore:

Knowing the hidden signs of epilepsy (“seizure disorders”) is especially important for parents. The Epilepsy Foundation of Americapresently has underway a campaign to inform parents about the hidden signs
of epilepsy in children. Here are some basic facts and figures about
Epilepsy:

  • Epilepsy is the third most common neurological disorder after stroke and
    Alzheimer’s disease, affecting 2.3 million Americans of all ages.
  • 10 % of all Americans will have at least one seizure during their
    lifetime.
  • Nationwide, 181,000 new cases are diagnosed each year – about 20 per
    hour.
  • Most new cases occur among children and the elderly.
  • 70% of all cases have an unknown cause.

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