Featured Articles : Epilepsy

Stay with a person that is having a seizure and keep them safe from harmful objects.
September 01, 2021

How to help someone who is having a seizure

If a person is having a seizure, it's important to know how to help. Some signs of seizure, according...

Three-year-old Kai Johnson has a rare condition that causes epilepsy and other symptoms.
August 26, 2021

One family’s journey to find epilepsy answers

As an infant, Kai Johnson struggled to reach developmental milestones on time. He sat up and crawled late, and he...


Kareem Zaghloul, M.D., Ph.D., is a principal investigator at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
August 24, 2021

How do seizures affect the brain?

Of the roughly 3 million people with epilepsy in the U.S., about 30% still have seizures despite being on medication. That...

Generalized seizures affect both sides of the brain whereas focal seizures happen in one area of the brain.
August 17, 2021

Understanding different kinds of seizures

How do you know if someone is having a seizure? It's not always obvious, and symptoms can vary widely....


Fashion icon Camila Coelho has over 9 million followers on Instagram, where she has recently opened up about her epilepsy.
August 12, 2021

Fashion icon Camila Coelho gets real about epilepsy diagnosis

Camila Coelho is among today's most influential voices in social media with millions of followers on Instagram, TikTok, and...