Seizures in children
Febrile Seizures in Children - About one in every 25 children experience febrile seizures. They are brought on by a fever and commonly seen in children between six months and five years. Seeing your child experience a febrile seizure can be scary, but unless they go on for five minutes or longer, they are not life-threatening. Learn more about how to recognize a febrile seizure and when to seek emergency care.
According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy (which means the same thing as “seizure disorders”) is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the world. It affects people of all ages and cultures. (1) 65 million people worldwide currently have epilepsy, including 3 million children and adults living in the U.S. About one in 26 people in the …
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