Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “EPILEPSY to remember about the Risk Factors For Epilepsy


E: Epilepsy in the family (Genetic predisposition)

P: Pregnancy complications (e.g., maternal drug use)

I: Infection history (e.g., CNS infections like encephalitis)

L: Low birth weight (Premature birth or small for gestational age)

E: Elevated temperature (Febrile seizures in childhood)

P: Profound brain injury (Traumatic brain injury or severe head trauma)

S: Seizure history (Personal history of febrile seizures or other seizures)

Y: Young age (Onset of epilepsy in early childhood)

⚡Mnemonic⚡: Risk Factors For Epilepsy

Dr. Arin Nandi

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