Wearing Purple for a Cause Spreading Epilepsy Awareness on Purple Day

Wearing Purple for a Cause: Spreading Epilepsy Awareness on Purple Day

March 22, 2021

by Poppy Kirwan, Northside Psychology Staff writer. In Australia, 800,000 people will have lived, or do live, with epilepsy at some point in their lives, and it’s estimated that 65 million people have the neurological condition globally. Epilepsy is a disease that affects the brain and typically causes seizures. It’s important to note that seizures are a disruption of the activity in the brain, and not all seizures involve convulsions, as is widely believed.

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