Epilepsy is a medical condition in which the individual encounters seizures. It happens due to the unpredicted electrical cells released from the brain. Around 10 million people in India have Epilepsy due to shame and stigma. They do not approach for medical help. There are myths related to Epilepsy are as follows:
Fact: Epilepsy does not cause due to evil spirits. It is a type of neurological condition. Neurologists can do the treatment of this medical condition.
Fact: Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects the brain of the body. It does not spread to the people by coming in contact with the person suffering from epilepsy.
Fact: Medications, dietary, and surgery can reduce seizures and control the symptoms in people who have epilepsy. The person can live a productive life by getting corrective treatment.
Fact: Epileptic patients appear to have similar intelligence levels as healthy individuals. The learning capabilities of a person affect only at the time of seizures.
Fact: Any person can have epilepsy at any point in their life. Few people are affected by this neurological disorder at the time of birth. Epilepsy can happen to anyone regardless of age, gender, financial background, and ethnicity.
Fact: The happening of seizures in the person does not cause epilepsy. Seizures can happen in a person due to head damage, high temperature, and excessive. The person who has epilepsy should have two unprovoked seizures happening continuously. It is the symptom of epilepsy.
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