How to get the most from your neurologist appointment

You might have your first neurologist appointment coming up, or you might have had neurologist appointments for years. Either way when you’re first referred to a neurologist there isn’t much guidance on getting the most from your appointment. If you’re like me, […]

5 common seizure triggers and how to manage them

Managing seizure triggers is an incredibly important aspect of life with epilepsy. Sadly anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) can’t be relied on alone and I’m personally reminded of this every time I speak to an epilepsy nurse. But finding the balance between managing seizure […]

10 Ways to Manage Stress as a Seizure Trigger

Seizure Triggers can be different for everyone, yet stress as a seizure trigger is quite common for epileptic seizures. Everybody’s ability to handle stress varies. When you have epilepsy, actively taking steps to minimise stress isn’t something that can be ignored. If […]

Epilepsy & Memory: a daily struggle

For many people with epilepsy, it’s completely normal to have a pretty horrendous memory. Epilepsy creates memory problems that are just plain unnecessary and can be more than your standard forgetfulness. Words escape you and play hide and seek, not letting you […]

The guilt of living with epilepsy

Life with epilepsy isn’t simple. You need a support system and at times you need to rely on that support system heavily. This can often lead to strong feelings of guilt, of being an inconvenience to those around you. Epilepsy took a […]

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