4 Facts About Epilepsy

  1. number-4-four1/100 people have a seizure disorder; 1/1000 people with epilepsy die every year of SUDEP.
  2. More deaths annually from epilepsy than breast cancer
  3. 3 million people in America alone have epilepsy; 200,000 new cases are diagnosed annually.
  4. Very little research dollars are used toward the study of SUDEP due to underreporting of deaths from SUDEP. A database is needed to support awareness and education.

To learn more about SUDEP visit the CURE Epilepsy research page.