I recently started dating a great guy that has told me that he has epilepsy that was diagnosed when he turned 21 years old. He is currently 35 years old and explained to me that he has seizures approximately twice a year.
Since this was a new subject to me, I decided to share the information I found on the subject. Epilepsy is a seizure disorder that is due to a sudden change in the brain. There are different kinds of seizures, and symptoms of each type can affect people differently. They typically last for a few seconds to a few minutes. One may remain alert during the seizure or lose consciousness. You may not remember what happened during the seizure or may not even realize you had a seizure.
Epilepsy.com provides some great information on the different stages that occur during an episode of a seizure. You can find that information here http://www.epilepsy.com/101/ep101_symptom.
Does anyone know of someone that has epilepsy and can share some information with me? I have never experienced the seizures and probably would be afraid of it if and when it happened in my presence. Do you have any advise?
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