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How common is epilepsy?

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There are around 180,000 new cases of epilepsy each year. About 30% happen in children. Children and elderly adults are the ones most often affected.

SOURCES:

Epilepsy.com: "What Causes Epilepsy?"

Epilepsy Foundation: "Causes."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

SOURCES:

Epilepsy.com: "What Causes Epilepsy?"

Epilepsy Foundation: "Causes."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

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