Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorder in children and usually manifests itself through seizures and fits. Although these moments of crises only last a few minutes, this could be a disease for life. Treatment and knowledge help improve the quality of life of people with epilepsy - take just a few minutes to understand and demystify epilepsy - exactly the same amount of time a seizure lasts.
WHAT IS EPILEPSY
Epilepsy is a chronic disease of the nervous system characterized by the presence of epileptic seizures.
A seizure happens when there is a sudden burst of intense electrical activity in the brain.1
In this section you will find an informative material about epilepsy.
Who is affected
HOW TO MANAGE A SEIZURE
EXPERTS TALKING ABOUT EPILEPSY
In this space we will count with the collaboration of expert physicians who will offer us their expertise through short video-pills. Watch them and improve your understanding of the disease!
EPILEPSY FOR YOUNG READERS
Emma is 7 years old and she was diagnosed with epilepsy at 4, this being an important change in her life and also her family’s. They have always counted with the unconditional support of the family, their doctor, school and patient associations and feel that raising awareness about epilepsy can greatly help to understand the disease and reduce the stigma.