1 IN EVERY 102 PEOPLE WILL BE DIAGNOSED WITH EPILEPSY
EVERY YEAR OVER A THOUSAND PEOPLE DIE FROM SEIZURE RELATED INCIDENTS
THERE ARE OVER 40 DIFFERENT TYPES OF SEIZURES
EPILEPSY CAN STRIKE AT ANY AGE
IT LEAVES YOU FEELING ALONE AND VULNERABLE
9 OUT 0F 10 PEOPLE WOULDNT KNOW WHAT TO DO IF THEY WITNESSED A SEIZURE
THERE IS OVER 16,000 PEOPLE LIVING WITH EPILEPSY IN SUSSEX
Epilepsy affects approximately 600,000 people in the UK
Around 60 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological diseases globally
Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of the brain that affects people of all ages.
Nearly 80% of the people with epilepsy live in low- and middle-income countries.
People with epilepsy respond to treatment approximately 70% of the time.
About three fourths of people with epilepsy living in low- and middle- income countries do not get the treatment they need.
In many parts of the world, people with epilepsy and their families suffer from stigma and discrimination
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UPDATED Sep 2020