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    Epilepsy is a disorder that causes repeated seizures. Seizures may cause problems with muscle control, movement, speech, vision, or awareness. They usually don't last very long, but they can be scary.

    Most people are able to control their seizures with medicines. Some people outgrow epilepsy and no longer have seizures.

    Current as of: February 20, 2015

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Steven C. Schachter, MD - Neurology

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