Epilepsy is a seizure disorder and is characterized by unpredictable seizures. Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder and affects people of all ages. Many people with epilepsy have more than one type of seizure and may have other symptoms of neurological problems as well. It is also important to note that seizures and epilepsy are not the same. An epileptic seizure is a temporary occurrence of signs and/or symptoms due to abnormal activity in the brain. The abnormal activity is characterized by excessive neuronal activity and/or complex interactions between groups of neurons. With the right tools and therapy, while taking care of emotional health, diet and nutrition, physical activity, sleep, independent living, stress management, social relationship and education, children and adults can improve their outcomes and quality of life.

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