A better understanding of epilepsy
By Tom Larson
The word epilepsy conjures up an indelible image: A person on the floor, shaking violently at the peak of a frightening seizure.
The tonic-clonic seizure can be one of epilepsy's symptoms, but there are other signs that a person suffers from the neurological disorder that often aren't as recognizable. And they should be, the earlier the age of discovery the better.
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