Epilepsy - Frequently Asked Questions

This fact sheet answers frequently asked questions about epilepsy, a general term that refers to a tendency to have recurrent seizures.

Review Date: Thursday, February 03, 2011

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Find a Doctor: Epilepsy Foundation

Find neurologists who are active members of the American Epilepsy Society and specialize in the treatment of epilepsy, a seizure disorder.

Review Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Epilepsy Foundation of America

What Is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy comes from a Greek word meaning "to hold or seize," and people who have epilepsy have seizures. If you see someone having a seizure, here are some steps to follow.

Review Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

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