This website is best viewed in Internet Explorer 8 or above. You are currently using an old version of Internet Explorer. Please click on this link to update your browser.

0808 800 2200

Factsheets

Quick and easy to read information about epilepsy

All our factsheets can be downloaded free of charge. If you are having difficulty opening, viewing or downloading our factsheets, please either call 0808 800 2200, or email: enquiries@epilepsyscotland.org.uk.

 

Our factsheets are reviewed and updated regularly.  If you would like further information on anything which is not covered by our guides or factsheets, please contact us as we can write up specific information on request.

 

Epilepsy Explained

After a seizure

Causes of epilepsy

Photosensitive epilepsy

Sleep seizures

Temporal lobe epilepsy

Tonic seizures

 

Rights and Benefits

Equality Act - new rights

Employment Support Allowance

Financial assistance 

 

Staying healthy and safe

Alcohol

Epilepsy alarms

Epilepsy and stress

First aid, seizures and restricted mobility

Lack of sleep

Medical identification jewellery

Recreational drugs and seizures

Staying healthy at work

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) 

 

Mobility and Travel

Travelling abroad

Travel insurance made easy!

Driving

Free National Entitlement Card (bus pass) for those over 16

Free National Entitlement Card (bus pass) for those over 5 and under 16

 

Treatment

Ketogenic diet

Making the most of your AEDs

 

Women

Foetal anti-convulsant syndrome

Planning a family

Women and hormones

 

Other

Non-epileptic seizures

 

  • Text Size
Make a donation Become a member

Helpline Survey

Have you used our helpline service?

Please give us some feedback by filling in this short questionaire.