There are over 65 million people living with epilepsy at this moment. If you are one of these individuals or would simply like to learn more about living with this disorder, you have come to the right place. Here, I have aggregated information from experts, my own experience and a little bit of common sense to help you through normal, daily life.
This page helps you find the basic techniques of diagnosing epilepsy, as well as a guide on when to approach a doctor. Common types of seizures are described here as are techniques for finding a good neurologist.
Finding a Treatment
This page helps guide you through the process of finding an effective treatment for epilepsy. I discuss how to best talk to your doctor as well as common side effects. This might be the most important part of managing epilepsy! An effective medication schedule and/or other treatment can help lessen the strength and frequency of your seizures.
Caregivers and Loved Ones
Anyone who has someone close to them who has epilepsy, or who might have epilepsy, must visit this page. It helps guide you on how to best support and care for your loved one.
Dealing With Stigma
No matter how much we try to avoid it, it’s out there. There are dozens of stigmas related to patients with epilepsy and it’s your job to rise above that and show everyone that you’re more than a disorder. This page contains tips from my own life that can help make the journey easier.
This section contains advice on how to manage your threshold by staying healthy and regular medication. It also contains the FAQ section where I’ve answered some questions that individuals have about living with epilepsy. These questions cover a wide number of topics – everything from sleep to pregnancy.
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