Clare people are being urged to learn seizure first aid on this International Epilepsy Day.
It’s estimated that over 1,200 people in this county are living with the neurological condition, among 45,000 nationwide.
The affects of Epilepsy generally involve re-occurring seizures, fractures and bruises from related injuries as well as stress, exhaustion, anxiety and depression.
Epilepsy Ireland Communications Manager Paddy McGeoghegan says that the public can play a key role in the event of a medical episode by following three simple steps.
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