About 1 in every 200 people have Epilepsy. Nearly everyone will experience some sort of incident in their lives that could be regarded as an epilepsy-related. Epilepsy is a broad ranging illness that comes in many forms. It may happen once and never again to someone, or a few times for a short period and then clear up. The nature and form of it may be barely noticeable, or could be some unexplained fainting or something very significant.