Seizures and Epilepsy are caused by a demonic or evil spirit Interventions!
No, they are caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain. They can also be caused due to abnormal levels of sodium/ glucose in the blood or brain infections like meningitis.
People with epilepsy are disabled and should not be employed.
No, they are not they can completely function as any average human unless the frequency of seizures is way too much only then there will be some restrictions.
Epilepsy is a rare disease and not much people are affected by it.
No, Epilepsy is the 4th most common brain disorders.
Hiccups are a seizure.
Yes, It is a type of Myoclonic epilepsy caused by muscle contraction.
When a person gets a seizure you should restrict their movement.
No, they are involuntary/ uncontrolled movements.
Is having a seizure and being epileptic two different things?
Every 1 in 20 people have experienced at least 1 seizure in their lifetime. A person is said to be Epileptic if only he/she has had more than one seizure after the age of five.
A seizure is of only one type, where the person collapses and loses all muscle control also known as Grand mal.
Grand mal is only one type of seizure. Seizures are classified into two types generalized where the whole brain is affected and focal in which a part of the brain is affected and these are further subclassified into multiple types.
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