Talking Points

SEIZURE
TALKING

POINTS

 

1% of all Americans
have epilepsy

 

Clusterseizuresare associated with hospitalization

 

Each year, about150,000 Americans are
diagnosed
with epilepsy

Children and Adults

 

Children and
older adults are the 2 groups
most commonly
diagnosed
with epilepsy

 

Cluster seizures
can result in increasedemergency
room
visits or hospitalization

 

A commonly accepted
clinical definition ofcluster
seizures
is 3 or more seizures
in 24 hours for adults,
and 12 hours for children