The Epilepsy Foundation will ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; and will prevent, control and cure epilepsy through services, education, advocacy and research.
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Epilepsy is a medical condition that produces seizures affecting a variety of mental and physical functions. It’s also called a seizure disorder. When a person has two or more seizures, they are considered to have epilepsy.
A seizure happens when a brief, strong surge of electrical activity affects part or all of the brain. One in 10 adults will have a seizure sometime during their life.
Living With Epilepsy
Although there has yet to be a cure for epilepsy, we can strive to ensure that "not another moment is lost to seizures." People living with epilepsy can manage their seizures and improve how they are perceived, accepted and valued in society.
Although there has yet to be a cure for epilepsy, we can strive to ensure that "not another moment is lost to seizures."
United Way Partner Agency
The Epilepsy Foundation of East Tennessee is a proud partner agency of the following local United Way organizations.
United Way of Jefferson County (operating division of United Way of Greater Knoxville)