For good seizure control, a healthy lifestyle should be maintained, and exercise is a part of that, provided a few simple rules are followed. Physical activity also significantly helps people with epilepsy remain integrated in society
Epilepsy is a common condition, affecting about 2 per cent of the population. These people can still participate in sport, but there are a few simp
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