- Take it seriously. Currently, there is no cure for Epilepsy, but there are preventative treatments. Take your medications as prescribed.
- Be an advocate for yourself and for your loved one. Living well with epilepsy calls for balanced awareness without excessive worry; this requires knowledge, stay informed.
- Consult physicians regularly. See a neurologist annually (more frequently if necessary). Epilepsy is not the same for everyone, and unique perspectives are
- Acknowledge the stigma. Seizures disorders can impact employment, as well as limit the ability to drive or obtain health insurance; address these issues openly and honestly.