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University of Louisville Health Care

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – University of Louisville Healthcare discussed spine health and epilepsy. If you would like more information on spine health visit http://www.university-hospital.org/spine or call the outpatient rehab at (502) 813-6200.

Epilepsy affects 40 million people worldwide, 90,000 people in Kentucky and Southern Indiana alone. More than 2.5 million people have some form of epilepsy and one in every 10 Americans will have at least one seizure in their lives.

Some common causes of epilepsy are development/congenital, heredity, head trauma, brain tumor and stroke. In 70% of cases the cause is unknown.

To learn more call the comprehensive epilepsy center at (502) 562-3368 or visit http://www.university-hospital.org/epilepsy.

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