Epilepsy: 2nd most common chronic neurological disease

Published on : 18/08/2022 – 11:00

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that results in seizures, caused by transient dysfunction of brain nerve cells.

Epilepsy is the second most common chronic neurological disease, after migraine. According to the WHO, it affects nearly 50 million people worldwide and affects all age groups. Epilepsy can be treated in 70% of cases, but sufferers and their families may face stigma.

How to live with epilepsy? Why is epilepsy still taboo? How to fight against received ideas and the stigmatization of patients?

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