The brain is like an orchestra. A multitude of components plays their own part all coming together in a symphony of life.
"Sometimes parts of the brain are forced to play a different song really fast, in perfect synchrony," says Dr Lila Landowski. "That is when a seizure happens."
It's something that affects the lives of millions of people yet, as a society it's something most people don't understand and don't want to talk about.
In Symphony of the Brain, we decode and demystify epilepsy, a condition that probably affects friends of yours, and people you love.
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