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Epilepsy - What Increases Your Risk

The risk for epilepsy increases if you have:

Epilepsy may develop even though you do not have any risk factors. This is especially true of many forms of childhood epilepsy.

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Women and Epilepsy

You could say that epilepsy doesn't discriminate. It strikes men and women at about the same rate. Men are slightly more likely to develop it than women. But that doesn't mean that it always affects men and women in the same way. Women definitely have special issues they need to understand and prepare for. About one million women and girls are living with epilepsy and other seizure disorders today. If you're one of them, you know that there are things that men and boys with epilepsy don't have to...

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Last Updated: August 26, 2011
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