What is Epilepsy That Fatima Sana Shaikh Is Suffering From


New Delhi: Bollywood star Fatima Sana Shaikh has recently opened up about battling epilepsy on social media. Opening up about her struggles with epilepsy, the actress confessed that she had been in denial about her condition for years together.

What Is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness.


  1. Because epilepsy is caused by abnormal activity in the brain, seizures can affect any process your brain coordinates. Seizure signs and symptoms may include:
  2. Temporary confusion
  3. A staring spell
  4. Stiff muscles
  5. Uncontrollable jerking movements of the arms and legs
  6. Loss of consciousness or awareness
  7. Psychological symptoms such as fear or anxiety

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