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.
Epilepsy is a common serious neurological condition where there is a tendency to have seizures that start in the brain.
To diagnose epilepsy, doctors gather lots of different information to assess the causes of seizures.
Epileptic seizures are caused by a disturbance in the electrical activity of the brain. There are many different types of epileptic seizure.
For some people whose epilepsy does not respond to anti-epileptic drugs, there may be other possible treatment options.
Find out how to help someone during and after a seizure.
Having epilepsy can have a huge impact on a person's wellbeing including their mood, sleep and relationships.
The latest news, views and opinions from Epilepsy Society.
This section contains information for Parents, carers and teachers.
Personal stories from people demonstrating the impact of our work.
Having seizures, or being told “you have epilepsy”, can affect people in different ways.
Watch videos from people who have been personally affected by epilepsy.