We exist to improve the lives
of everyone affected by epilepsy

The basics

What is epilepsy?

Basic introduction to a definition, causes, diagnosis and treatment

Newly diagnosed

Information for people who have recently been diagnosed, including things you can do to take control of your epilepsy

Epileptic seizures explained

Detailed information about different seizure types

First aid for seizures

First aid for tonic-clonic and focal seizures, a video demonstration and illustrations of recovery position

Things that trigger seizures

Common possible seizure triggers

Inheriting epilepsy

How epilepsy can be inherited

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) and other epilepsy-related deaths

Causes and risk factors of epilepsy-related deaths, how to reduce the risk and where to get further information

Epilepsy information in other languages

Epilepsy information in UrduPolish and Welsh

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This is an idea to save lives. All epileptics must have a flag if poss outside the house to help the ambulance people find quickly the patient. I lost a family member recently because her house was hard to find in the village. With fatal results. Thanks for reading my idea.

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