7 Great Exercises for People with Epilepsy
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Exercise your right to better health.

Having epilepsy increases your risk of developing high blood pressure and prediabetes. But with regular exercise, you can help manage those health problems. Staying active also eases depression, which is common in individuals with epilepsy. It combats bone loss—a side effect of certain antiseizure medications. And it may even reduce the frequency of seizures, based on preliminary research. Try these exercises to get on track toward better overall health.

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