17 Things Everyone Should Know About Epilepsy

10. Having a seizure isn’t the same as having epilepsy.

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Seizures are symptoms of epilepsy, and you can have a seizure (or seizures) without being diagnosed with epilepsy. A diagnosis usually comes when someone has two unprovoked seizures (meaning it wasn’t caused by an injury, infection, drug or alcohol withdrawal, or other health condition) or one unprovoked seizure with the likelihood of more, says Sander.

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