If you think you have had a seizure, the first person to see is your GP (family doctor).
A seizure diary is a good way of recording information about your epilepsy
Epilepsy can be difficult to diagnose. So, an epilepsy specialist will make a diagnosis based mainly on your symptoms.
Many people find it useful to have a list of questions ready to ask their doctor.
An EEG (electroencephalogram) may be done in hospital in an outpatient clinic as part of diagnosis.
An MRI scan is used to find out if you have any type of damage to your brain.