The latest news, views and opinions from Epilepsy Society.
In September 2018, we asked our Facebook community what was the one piece of advice they would want to give to someone who had just been diagnosed with epilepsy.
Emma Bowey, a freelance designer, believes it's time we started talking about epilepsy more to increase awareness of the condition.
Debbie Jackson, a PA at a media company in Canary Wharf, would like to change the stigma around epilepsy in the workplace.
Stuart Watson was so inspired by the support he recieved from our helpline, he decided to trek the Great Glen Way in the Scottish Highlands and raise an amazing £2,500 for us.
Our Communications Officer, Rhia, gives an insight into induction at Epilepsy Society.
In 1992, Franziska Thomas had her first seizure and it changed her life - literally. Franziska decided to write 'Fits and Starts' to describe her life as a mother and a teacher living with epilepsy.
Dr Hugh Selsick talks about insomnia in people with epilepsy, and how a type of therapy, CBT-i, can be used to combat sleeping problems.
Dr Simona Balestrini, the Muir Maxwell Trust Research Fellow at Epilepsy Society, has embarked on a three year project using a pioneering technique to look at the activity of the brain in people with epilepsy. Here she explains what she hopes to achieve using TMS with EEG.
Esther Bailey has been determined to pursue a career in music, even though her VNS (vagal nerve stimulation) to control her seizures, affects her voice and means that she can only sing for 10 minutes at a time.
Mel talks about her experience from being first diagnosed with epilepsy, to becoming pregnant and seeking treatment and support from Epilepsy Society at our Sir William Gowers medical centre.