Sun Mar 26th

Epilepsy Awareness Day -purple Day

On March 26th, Epilepsy Awareness Day aims to raise the public's awareness of a medical disorder that affects nearly 50 million people worldwide. People are encouraged to wear purple in support of epilepsy awareness, also known as Purple Day.

Epilepsy, a medical disorder, has an effect on the central nervous system, which causes seizures and other signs. Epilepsy causes and type of epilepsy. The types of seizures vary depending on the cause and type of epilepsy. Epilepsy causes include: Epilepsy is a common cause of epilepsy.

  • brain injury
  • genetics
  • metabolic disorders
  • immune disorders
  • infection

#epilepsyawarenessday or #purpleday is a popular holiday in the United States

  • Join the Purple Day campaign
  • Learn more about epilepsy
  • Wearing purple shows your love by wearing purple
  • Volunteer at a fundraising event
  • Donate to study epilepsy
  • If you or someone you know has epilepsy, speak up and help eliminate epilepsy's stigma
  • Know the warnings of a seizure and what to do
  • To post on social media, use #EpilepsyAwarenessDay or #PurpleDay

Epilepsy awareness day is the first epilepsy awareness day in history

Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia, Canada, in 2008, established Purple Day to raise the public's knowledge of epilepsy and to cast out some of the myths that cloud the condition's diagnosis. Although other awareness campaigns existed before, Purple Day and its founder, who founded it, continue to gain a following, and word is spreading around the world. Although other awareness campaigns exist, others recognize the importance of awareness are also present.

Epilepsy FAQ

Q. Is there a cure for epilepsy?

A. No, epilepsy is not curable. Epilepsy can be treated with anti-epileptic drugs and other therapies.

Q. Is all seizures related to epilepsy?

A. No. A. No. A. No. Seizures can be triggered by a variety of medical conditions.

Q. How many people in the United States have epilepsy?

A. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 5.1 million people in the United States have a history of epilepsy.