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Important Facts

3.4 Million

Number of people in the United States who have epilepsy

Number of people in the United States who have epilepsy

6 out of 10

Number of people with epilepsy where the cause is unknown

65 000 000

Number of people around the world who have epilepsy

1 in 26

Number of people in the United States that will develop epilepsy at some point in their lifetime

Number of people on earth who live with active seizures at any one time

One-third

Number of people with epilepsy who live with uncontrollable seizures because no available treatment works for them

Number of people in the Chicagoland area that have epilepsy