Epilepsy- living with the condition

Epilepsy- Living with the Condition 


Epilepsy- Living with the Condition 

Epilepsy is often a life long condition. Fortunately, there are treatments available that can help patients live near normal and fulfilling lives.Even though Epilepsy can present in childhood, most children attend mainstream school and are involved in many activities and sports.


Consideration should be given by a person with Epilepsy around certain activities such as driving, swimming, and certain professions. Consideration and proper planning with a heath care professional should be in place during pregnancy.Your GP is able to provide advice and support with respect to Epilepsy. There are also a number of charities and support groups such as :

  1. Epilepsy action
  2. The Epilepsy Society