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Take the Poll: How Often Do You Have Seizures?

Posted on August 05, 2021
Article written by
Torrey Kim

When someone experiences more than one seizure that can’t be attributed to another cause (such as low blood sugar or alcohol withdrawal), doctors may diagnose epilepsy. While seizures are the common thread linking people with epilepsy to one another, the type and frequency of seizures that they experience can be vastly different. Consider taking the following poll to share how often you experience seizures.

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Torrey Kim is the managing editor at MyHealthTeams and has over a decade of experience writing about medical conditions. Learn more about her here.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you Margery. Your advice is helpful. In the moment when my son is having a seizure I get scared and forget that it will soon pass and he will be himself again. You are right our own reaction… read more

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