Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

National Epilepsy Awareness

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. 1 in 10 people will have a seizure and 1 in 26 will develop epilepsy during their lifetime while in the United States, 3.4 million people are living with epilepsy.

What is epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a neurological/brain disorder that causes recurring, unprovoked seizures. “Your doctor may diagnose you with epilepsy if you have two unprovoked seizures or one unprovoked seizure with a high risk of more. Not all seizures are the result of epilepsy. “ (epilepsy.com)

What is a seizure?

A seizure is a sudden surge of abnormal and excessive electrical activity in one’s brain and can affect how one appears or acts. To speak with a UCR physician more about epilepsy or seizures, please visit: https://www.ucrhealth.org/make-an-appointment/

Notice of Privacy Practices

This site uses cookies to improve your experiences. Dismiss to continue or click to learn more about our Notice of Privacy Practices.

Learn More
OPEN ENROLLMENT 2023 IS HERE!