Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Epilepsy refers to a neurological disorder, characterized by recurrent seizures, which occur as a result of problematic electrical signals between nerve cells leading to the disruption of brain's normal electrical activity. Affecting 50 million people worldwide, the medical scientists still do not know its triggers; however medical data hints to certain brain injuries or abnormal brain development. Though, there seems to be no full cure for the disease, according to recent researches, certain surgical procedures could offer a potential treatment against epileptic seizures. To find out more about the epilepsy, its history, causes and social impact – read this book.