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There are many cause of epilepsy. If there is damage to the brain, it can cause epilepsy. However, not everyone that has epilepsy has brain damage and equally, not everyone that has brain damage has epilepsy.

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Is smoking bad for you if you have epilepsy?

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Can epilepsy cause learning disabilities?

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