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How common is epilepsy?

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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: 3rd most common

According to the epilepsy foundation website, epilepsy is the third most common neurological disease in the US after Alzheimer's and stroke.
It affects almost 3 million Americans and 50 million persons worldwide.

In brief: 3rd most common

According to the epilepsy foundation website, epilepsy is the third most common neurological disease in the US after Alzheimer's and stroke.
It affects almost 3 million Americans and 50 million persons worldwide.
Dr. Swati Avashia
Dr. Swati Avashia
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In brief: Epilepsy

Not very commomn epilepsy and seizures affect nearly 3 million americans of all ages approximately 200, 000 new cases of seizures and epilepsy occur each year. Ten percent of the american population will experience a seizure in their lifetime.

In brief: Epilepsy

Not very commomn epilepsy and seizures affect nearly 3 million americans of all ages approximately 200, 000 new cases of seizures and epilepsy occur each year. Ten percent of the american population will experience a seizure in their lifetime.
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