Dr. Paul Garcia, an epileptologist and professor at the University of California, San Francisco, says he often hears one question from his patients: What are the long-term effects of seizures? Unfortunately, that question doesn’t have a simple answer.
Life with epilepsy isn’t just hard on those who have it; it’s difficult for those who love them too. “It’s heartbreaking to have a daughter with epilepsy,” Lisa says. Share these families’ stories to help promote understanding.
Created in 2006 by UCB, a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on immunology and neurology research and treatment, EpilepsyAdvocate is a community of people living with epilepsy, their family members, and their caregivers.