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Seizures and Memory Loss: Epilepsy’s Toll on Cognition

Key Takeaways

  • Up to 40% of people with epilepsy experience challenges in cognition, that includes memory.
  • Cognitive impairments can arise from a mix of complex factors — not just seizures but also medications, other medical issues, aging, mental health status, and lifestyle.
  • Specialized testing — a neuropsychological assessment — and a comprehensive epilepsy evaluation can help identify potential solutions, including better seizure control.

*Every person’s seizures are different and individual results will vary

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