Epilepsy

Medical information

Epilepsy

  • Epilepsy is a condition in which there is a tendency to have seizures.
  • A one off seizure does not necessarily mean that you have epilepsy.
  • An epileptic seizure happens when there is a sudden electrical discharge in the brain.
  • This causes changes in sensation, behaviour or consciousness. 

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Managing seizures

Epilepsy

Most seizures stop without the need for any treatment, but it is important to know how to take care of someone who is having a seizure. Although some seizures can look quite dramatic and be frightening to witness there are just a few simple steps to take:

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Help at school

Epilepsy

It makes a huge difference for me to know that there is an adult at my school who knows all about my condition and who I can talk to if I am worried or unwell.

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