Epilepsy is a physical disorder, not a mental problem. There are several different types of epilepsy, ranging from petit mal (absence) a mild form of epilepsy, to grand mal (tonic-clonic) epilepsy which results in seizures, also known as convulsions. Seizures are due to electrical discharges in the brain. Epilepsy is usually controlled with medication. Epileptics have normal intelligence.
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Epilepsy Action: Ohtahara Syndrome
Summary of symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and outlook.
Epilepsy Society: About Epilepsy
Details of the disease, causes, symptoms, and treatments, from the United Kingdom's Epilepsy Society.
Epilepsy-4-All
Information on this disease, including for children and women.
EverydayHealth: Epilepsy Center
Offers a resource guide, treatment and medication information and discussion, and news.
General Practice Notebook - Epilepsy
Clinically-oriented information on the various types. Offers free limited access and a fee based subscription.
International Epilepsy Day
A special event which promotes awareness of epilepsy in more than 130 countries each year. 
Ohtahara Syndrome
Information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Purple Day - March 26 - Supporting Epilepsy Around The World!
An international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide.
WebMD Epilepsy Health Center
Find in-depth information including seizures, symptoms, and treatments.
Purple Day - March 26 - Supporting Epilepsy Around The World!
An international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide.
General Practice Notebook - Epilepsy
Clinically-oriented information on the various types. Offers free limited access and a fee based subscription.
WebMD Epilepsy Health Center
Find in-depth information including seizures, symptoms, and treatments.
Epilepsy Society: About Epilepsy
Details of the disease, causes, symptoms, and treatments, from the United Kingdom's Epilepsy Society.
Ohtahara Syndrome
Information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Epilepsy Action: Ohtahara Syndrome
Summary of symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and outlook.
EverydayHealth: Epilepsy Center
Offers a resource guide, treatment and medication information and discussion, and news.
Epilepsy-4-All
Information on this disease, including for children and women.
International Epilepsy Day
A special event which promotes awareness of epilepsy in more than 130 countries each year. 

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