What is Epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a disorder of brain function that takes the form of recurring seizures. Typically, epilepsy is diagnosed in children under 5 however epilepsy can occur at any stage across the lifespan.
Seizures associated with epilepsy often occur when sudden, uncontrolled bursts of electrical activity disrupt regular brain activity patterns. The seizures however can affect individuals in a variety of ways and is dependent on where the seizure is occurring within the brain. Seizures often affect movement, thoughts, sensations, behavior and level of consciousness.
If you have any concerns about your child and exercise please get in touch with an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who can develop a suitable exercise program.
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