Health Risks of Epilepsy
The good news: It’s possible to lead normal lives and keep one’s epilepsy under control with meds. But there are some health risks, including injuries that occur from a seizure, higher suicide rates among people suffering from the disease and Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), which affects 1 in 1,000 people with epilepsy.
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