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Epilepsy is a neurological disease with a variety of causes and symptoms. It often but not always causes convulsions.


Getting the facts on epilepsy

Epilepsy has been around forever. Traces and mentions of it can be found in documents dating as far back as 4,500 B.C. From ancient Greece to the Middle Ages, seizures were attributed to demonic manifestations and belonged in the realm of the supernatural. The ostracism shown towards epileptics is therefore nothing new…
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