7 Myths About Seizures
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Don't fall for these falsehoods.

If you're unfamiliar with seizures, they can seem quite mysterious. But a seizure is just an abnormal burst of electrical activity in your brain that temporarily affects your awareness, sensations, thoughts or actions. You may have heard some misinformation and myths about seizures. Now is the time to learn the truth.

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