Face coverings – such as non-medical cloth or fabric face masks – are safe for the majority of people with epilepsy, experts say.
Epilepsy services need to resume as quickly and safely as possible, say leading epilepsy charities and health professionals.
More than two-fifths (44%) of women with epilepsy say they have not discussed the risks of taking valproate during pregnancy with their healthcare professional in the last 12 months.
UK charity Epilepsy Action has welcomed TikTok’s decision to remove harmful #seizurechallenge videos from its platform.
The challenge saw people posting videos imitating and mocking someone having a seizure, while a song by artist JuiceWrld plays. JuiceWrld tragically died as a result of a seizure in 2019.
Cathy loved playing videogames, but a car accident left her with photosensitive epilepsy. But today, she’s working with the industry to help ensure people with epilepsy still get to enjoy games.
An act of senseless violence led to Phil developing epilepsy. Then, he decided to devote his life to researching the condition.
Epilepsy Action is excited to launch epilepsycast – a brand new podcast about all things epilepsy.
People are now able to access a range of NHS services using a smart phone or tablet.