What is epilepsy? What treatments are available? Will I be able to work or have children? It is estimated that around 450,000 people in the UK have epilepsy, making it the most common neurological disorder existing.
But with the right medication and determination, it is possible to lead a happy and healthy life.
This book will guide you through everything you need to know about this frequently misunderstood condition: from diagnosis and the types of treatment available to practical advice on managing epilepsy effectively and coping with it in everyday life.
The myths surrounding the condition are dispelled and common questions answered.
Benefits, driving, pregnancy, parenthood, education and employment issues are covered, together with information on caring for an epileptic child.
Whether you have just been diagnosed with epilepsy, have lived with the condition for some time, or are a parent or teacher wanting to know more, this guide will equip you with all the essential facts.