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 Medical Call for free flu shots in SA Lifestyle How tattoos change over 50 years News24 What your poo tells you News Could your soap really cause erectile dysfunction? News How youth gets high on cough medicine Parenting Why you should teach kids about sex abuse From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Marriage matters » Why marriages fail Divorce harder for kids from wealthy homes Why a curvaceous booty drives men wild "Should we get divorced?" After six years of marriage the spark is gone and this couple can't even have a conversation. 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.