Home > Medical > Epilepsy > FAQs 19 July 2004 How common is epilepsy? Epilepsy is far more common than thought. One in every two hundred people and one in twenty people have a seizure at some point in their lives. 0 Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » 6 ways to upgrade your life A headache-free festive season Epilepsy is far more common than thought. One in every two hundred people and one in twenty people have a seizure at some point in their lives. More in Medical How is epilepsy treated? More: EpilepsyFAQs SPONSORED: So many prizes! Click through and see our fantastic competitions. advertisement Get a quote Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Lifestyle How drinking devastates the Western Cape Lifestyle Does everybody hate Earth Hour? News "My husband won't have sex with after the birth of our first child" Lifestyle Google says you might die soon...from a sore throat Parenting 4 Danger signs in children you should not miss Parenting Three reasons why wool is good for your health Live healthier Hypertension » Salt may be bad for more than blood pressure Regularly salting foods heightens death risk How potassium fights high blood pressure Are you eating too much salt? Did you know that high blood pressure affects as many as 25% of adult South Africans? Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.