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The Epilepsy Support Group

We are a support group for people with Epilepsy and their caregivers

Welcome to the Epilepsy Awareness website. This site is intended to :
  • Increase Awareness about epilepsy.
  • Deal with the Social Stigma attached to Epilepsy.
  • Post articles on Epilepsy which provide reliable information.
  • Create a support group for Epilepsy patients and their caregivers.
  • Share stories and learn from each other’s experiences.
  • Provide HOPE! You can lead a normal life while dealing with epilepsy!

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Epilepsy Awareness Videos

Some facts about epilepsy

What is Epilepsy

It is estimated that 65 million people are living with epilepsy around the world. The word ‘epilepsy’ is derived from the Greek word meaning ‘to be seized, to be overwhelmed by surprise

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Triggers for Epilepsy

Specific time of day or night, Sleep deprivation – overtired, not sleeping well, not getting enough sleep, At times of fevers or other illnesses, Flashing bright lights or patterns Alcohol or drug use

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Types of Seizures

Seizures take many forms. Before your doctor can prescribe the right treatment, he or she must figure out which type (or types) you have. That’s the purpose of the tests like Video EEG / MRI etc.

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Treatment of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is usually treated with epilepsy medicines, often referred to as anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). Epilepsy medicines act on the brain, trying to reduce seizures or stop seizures from happening.

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News, Updates and Purple Tales

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A tribal family was ostracised as villagers believed fits was infectious

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Girls with mild autism prone to severe epilepsy

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Twitter removes flickering videos criticized by epilepsy organization

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Epilepsy app launched after trainee UWE nurse died from seizure

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Over-65s are most at risk of developing epilepsy

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Epilepsy self-monitoring app launched

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You can send your questions here or have them directly emailed to us at admin@fight-epilepsy.org

If you've got a question about anything related to epilepsy, please direct them here. Our panel of volunteers comprising of Doctors − Neurologists ⁄ Epileptologists and philanthorpists who can provide assistance and support. We are also constantly in touch with the medical industry to find latest updates on Epilepsy, its treatment and welfare of the people. All your questions will be treated with utmost care and anonymity.
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