Up to date information on epilepsy intended to help those affected by epilepsy make informed choices and decisions.
An index of all epilepsy information topics.
Find out how to help someone during and after a seizure.
Information to support you through a diagnosis of epilepsy.
Because there is no obvious sign a person has epilepsy, unless they are having a seizure, it can make diagnosing epilepsy difficult.
Up to 70% of people could have their epilepsy controlled with medication (anti-epileptic drugs). For some people whose epilepsy does not respond to anti-epileptic drugs, there may be other possible treatment options.
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.
Information about epilepsy for parents, carers and teachers.
Epilepsy can be different for each person. In some cases, your stage in life and gender may influence the issues you face and the way epilepsy affects you.
Epilepsy can happen alongside other neurological conditions.
A list of help and support available to you.
All the latest epilepsy news.
The latest news, views and opinions from Epilepsy Society.