Keeping a seizure diary

A seizure diary is a good way of recording information about your epilepsy.

Woman updating her seizure diary on a tablet

For example you can use it to make a note of:

You can share your seizure diary with medical professionals such as your family doctor, epilepsy specialist or epilepsy nurse. This can help you and the medical professional to have a two way conversation about what, if anything, needs to happen next in your treatment.

Download a seizure diary (PDF file)

A seizure diary is a good way of recording information about your epilepsy.

Diaries on your smartphone

You might like to have your seizure diary as a smartphone app:

Epilepsy Ireland has a new smartphone seizure diary app for people with epilepsy and parents of children with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Foundation (USA) also has smartphone seizure diary app.

Published: April 2020
Last modified: January 2024
To be reviewed: April 2023
Was this article helpful?
Hidden
Was this article helpful?

Here to support you

a graphic of a headset

Call the Epilepsy Action helpline

If you would like to talk to someone about epilepsy, our trained advisers are here to help.

0808 800 5050
A graphic of a email envolope

Send us your question

Send a question to our trained epilepsy advisers. (We aim to reply within two working days).

Contact us today