Your mind is your force
Deutsches Epilepsiemuseum Kork
Loris Marazzi: Your mind is your force. Wooden sculpture

The brain, the centre of reason, of the 'soul' and of all control mechanisms of the somatic and mental functions in the human organism, is the basis of human existence. A disease of the brain can have deep reaching effects on the personality of a person.

Up until the second half of the 19th century, doctors believed that epileptic seizures originated in different organisms in the human body, e.g. in the stomach, the heart, the liver, the womb, and in the extremities...

Today clinical observations, experiments in physiological laboratories, examinations made by instruments (e.g. electroencephalogram - EEG) have proved that every epileptic seizure originates in the brain.

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