4 Important Things To Know About Epilepsy

  1. viasat4_bigTake it seriously. Currently, there is no cure for Epilepsy, but there are preventative treatments. Take your medications as prescribed.
  2. 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.
  3. Consult physicians regularly. See a neurologist annually (more frequently if necessary). Epilepsy is not the same for everyone, and unique perspectives are
    important.
  4. 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.

To learn more about SUDEP visit the CURE Epilepsy research page