What is Epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a condition in the brain which causes the person affected to have seizures. Read more about the causes, diagnosis, risks and heredity of epilepsy here.
What types of epileptic seizures are there?
Different types of epileptic seizure look very different. Every seizure calls for a different approach and varies from person to person. Be well prepared.
How can I be warned in the event of an epileptic seizure?
Epileptic seizures can present risks. There are various epilepsy aids available that can help prevent dangerous situations.
How dangerous is epilepsy?
Epilepsy itself is not a life-threatening condition. However, situations can arise in which epilepsy is dangerous. This depends on several factors.
How does epilepsy affect my daily life?
Epilepsy does not only have medical implications; it also affects your daily life. Read more about living, working, driving and playing sports/exercising with epilepsy.
For more information, see the frequently asked questions or contact our Helpdesk.
Information about NightWatch and epilepsy
Children with epilepsy
Epilepsy in children is not without risk. As a parent, it is important that you are well informed. Read here for more information and advice.
Living independently with epilepsy
Living independently with epilepsy is not without risk so it’s a good idea to be well prepared. Read here for more information and advice.