Epilepsy Information and Facts
Epilepsy (also called a seizure disorder) is a common but chronic neurological disorder with recurrent unprovoked seizures. Epileptic seizures are reported to be signs and symptoms caused by abnormal activity in the brain. It is estimated that around 50 million people around the world have epilepsy. Epilepsy is controlled by drugs but not cured although surgery may be considered in some cases. Sites listed here offer official information advice and facts plus diagnosis details, symptoms, causes and available treatments.
Joint Epilepsy Council
Providing UK and Ireland working groups and campaigns along with promoting equal opportunity to people suffering with epilepsy. Site highlights their mission statement with online resources and membership details.