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Child Safety Week 2022: Keeping your child safe

This week is Child Safety Week. Our Helpline and Information Officer, Uschi Stickroth, provides information and things to consider to help keep your child...
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#ExcelWithEpilepsy – Living a successful life

Our Helpline and Information Officer Uschi Stickroth muses on life, success, and what this actually means. Throughout our childhood we are constantly being conditioned...
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Travelling abroad and epilepsy

Our Helpline & Information Officer, Uschi Stickroth looks at travelling abroad whilst living with epilepsy. It’s the time of year when many people will...
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Working on Epilepsy Scotland’s helpline

Our helpline officer, Uschi, opens up about what it’s really like working on a helpline. Every call tells a different story, but there is...
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Improving your mental health this January

If you are already struggling with your mental health, making any kind of change to improve your mental health can be a daunting prospect....
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Seizure triggers: Alcohol

A diagnosis of epilepsy does not automatically mean you have to stop drinking alcohol. For many people, being able to have a drink with...
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First aid for more complex seizures

Over the last few weeks, we have been providing information on how you can support someone who is having a seizure. Up until now,...
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First aid for focal seizures with impaired awareness

Seizure first aid is one of the most effective measures anyone can take to keep a person safe during and after a seizure. We...
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First aid for seizures: Tonic and atonic seizures

We continue our blog series looking at first aid for seizures to show how people can help someone who is having a seizure. Did...
Focal aware seizures

First aid for seizures: Focal aware seizures

We continue our blog series looking at first aid for seizures to make people aware of how they can help someone who is having...