seizures and the brain
Epileptic seizures are caused by a disturbance in the electrical activity of the brain. For some people certain triggers can bring on a seizure. Keeping a seizure diary can help to identify triggers.
About the many different types of epileptic seizures.
For many people with epilepsy, situations or substances can trigger a seizure. Find out more about common triggers including tiredness, stress, alcohol and not taking medication.
Information about keeping a regular record of your seizures to help monitor your triggers and help medical staff review your treatment.
A series of videos showing different kinds of seizure.
How neurones work and their possible involvement in how and why seizures happen.
Find out more about this highly complex organ which is the centre of the nervous system.
What neruones do, what they look like and how they pass messages.