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Epilepsy is a devastating neurological disease characterized by sudden, recurrent seizures.

  • Epilepsy affects more than three million Americans and 65 million people worldwide.
  • There are more people with epilepsy than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease combined.
  • Epilepsy takes more lives than breast cancer.
  • In over 40 percent of patients, seizures are not controlled even with the best medical treatments.
  • 1 in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifetime.

For more information about epilepsy, go to cureepilepsy.org.