ANSWERS FOR KIDS
I wish more people knew about epilepsy. I just want to be normal. Teachers don’t even know about it.
I hate having epilepsy. My parents are scared. Seizures are not contagious.
I just have to take my medicines. I’ve heard other kids get teased. What triggers a seizure?
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What causes epilepsy?
Sometimes it can just happen, maybe for some reason, it can just happen, or sometimes maybe if you can get really injured, a head injury, and it can damage your brain. It can start epilepsy.
A lot of things cause a seizure like it could be hormonal; it could be a physical head injury; it could be strobe lights; it could just be a lot of things.
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