living with epilepsy
Having seizures, or being told “you have epilepsy”, can affect people in different ways. Some people feel relieved to be given a name and treatment for their condition.
Sometimes epilepsy can be hard to come to terms with. Talking about any worries, asking questions and sharing information about epilepsy may help you, or your family and friends, to make sense of what is happening.
A guide to how the driving standards affect people with epilepsy.
How epilepsy may affect your work including health and safety and equality law.
Memory can be one of the key issues that affects people with epilepsy.
Sleep disorders, such as insomnia (difficulty falling asleep) and somnambulism (sleepwalking) can affect epilepsy, while epilepsy can also affect sleep disorders. Find out more about the complex links between epilepsy and sleep.
If you have seizures, think about how to manage your safety inside and outside your home to reduce the risk of injury.
Information for people with epilepsy on complementary therapies, diet, exercise and support networks.
Some people may find that their epilepsy can affect physical and emotional issues around relationships or sex.
Each year in the UK around 2,500 women with epilepsy have a baby.
How to get the most out of your free time.
Specific issues to consider before you travel if you have epilepsy.
Thinking of going to university? This section helps you think about the practical aspects of being a student with epilepsy.
Want to talk to someone? You can call our confidential helpline.
01494 601 400
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