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What to do if you think you’ve had a seizure

Seeing your doctor and getting a referral. Also how to prepare for your first appointment          

Keeping a seizure diary

Why keeping a seizure diary is useful, and how to download one

Diagnosing epilepsy

How epilepsy is diagnosed and which tests are used

Questions to ask your doctor

EEG tests and epilepsy

Information about different EEGs

Magnetic resonance imaging and epilepsy

How an MRI can help diagnose epilepsy

Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI)

DTI tests

Dissociative seizures

These are also known as non-epileptic seizures. The pages offer some basic information on these and links to more detailed websites 

Getting the right treatment and care for your epilepsy

A patient's journey through the NHS

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