By Logan Seaholm
What is epilepsy?
What causes a seizure?
What are the numbers?
*Around 2.5 million people in the United states have epilepsy and a rough estimate of 150,000 people are diagnosed every year in the U.S.
*One-third of people with epilepsy will live with uncontrollable seizures because the treatments provided do not work for them
*60% of people have epilepsy with an unknown cause
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