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all about epilepsy videos

All about epilepsy is a programme that explains epilepsy, how it is diagnosed, what seizures look like and how you can help someone who is having a seizure. The programme has also been translated into six different languages: Bengali, Turkish, Hindi, Somali, Urdu and Cantonese. 

Watch the promotional trailer below or watch the about epilepsy videos in other languages (opens new window) via our YouTube channel.

 

What is epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological condition which affects the brain and nervous system. Over 500,000 people in the UK have epilepsy.

Promotional trailer

This trailer introduces you to parts 1 & 2 below focusing on what epilepsy is, how you can help someone during a seizure and what it can be like to live with epilepsy. 

Part 1 – the facts about epilepsy

Introduced by Dr Arjune Sen, part 1 focuses on the medical condition. It shows examples of seizures, played by actors, and explains what you can do to help.

Part 2 – people’s experiences of epilepsy

Five people talk about their experiences of living with epilepsy, how it has affected them and what having epilepsy means to them.