Epilepsy Facts

What is Epilepsy?

Who is affected
by Epilepsy?

Epilepsy, my
hidden secret.


Who is affected by Epilepsy?
Epilepsy and seizures affect over 40 million people in the world and 2.5 million Americans of all ages, at an estimated annual cost of $12.5 billion in direct and indirect costs, in the U.S. alone. In the U.S., approximately 181,000 new cases of seizures and Epilepsy occur each year; tragically, 21% of them will be children; 10% of the American population will experience a seizure in their lifetimes; and 3% will develop Epilepsy by age 75.





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