Advice on Epilepsy
I find the following sites
to be very useful :
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Epilepsy Society (formerly the National Society for Epilepsy)
A huge amount of useful information for those suffering from epilepsy, or caring
for someone with the condition. Includes books, leaflets and a helpline.
Masses of information about epilepsy. Plus fund raising, research, news, a forum and much more.
Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Part of University College London (UCL) the 'National Hospital' is a major centre for epilepsy research and treatment.
- the Experience of Epilepsy
Aiming to promote a greater understanding of epilepsy, the site contains personal accounts of living with the condition and information about the brain activity which lies behind a seizure.
Region Epilepsy Association
Advice and assistance for people in Merseyside and
Community-based support to people living with epilepsy in the Greater
Glasgow area. Activities and services include: Information on a wide range
of epilepsy issues, fieldwork support, befriending, epilepsy education,
art project and volunteering opportunities .
Includes Epilepsy News, an interesting full-colour newsletter.
on the subject of epilepsy.
Lots of information about the
Vagus Nerve Stimulator from the patient's point of view.
Advice, first aid info, e-communities and more
Rest of the World
Facts and figures, epilepsy and women, epilepsy and the child, drug therapy,
diagnosis and much more.
- the Irish Epilepsy Association
News and information, plus many archived articles.
A mine of information based on booklet produced by the Neurological Department
at Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia. Includes how seizures are investigated
and treated, and an invaluable FAQ section.
The story of Stacy's epilepsy as told by husband Bernard. Includes links
to doctors, a seizure diary and a busy forum.
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