20 May, 2013
(ENGLAND) EPILEPSY has been referred to as the underdog of health conditions as it’s not often talked about.
When people begin to have a seizure some people freeze and others would jump into action – either way it is still something that people know very little about.
The condition affects around 50 million people worldwide. 600,000 of whom live in the UK, including 112,000 children and young people.
It can affect anyone at any age and on average around 87 cases of epilepsy are diagnosed every day (approximately 32,000 cases of epilepsy each year).
As part of National Epilepsy Week, which runs until Saturday, the mother…