A Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital ( LUTH ) Idi-Araba, Lagos, South West Nigeria, Dr Omotayo Ojo, advised people with Epilepsy not to drive without their doctors consent.

Ojo said epilepsy is a neurological disorder which is usually characterized by seizures/generalized muscle contractions that caused patients to lose control of their bodies and require immediate medical attention.

He continued that although epilepsy could not be cured, up to 70 percent of cases of seizures could be controlled with appropriate medication.

 

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