About Epilepsy

Epilepsy can affect us all.

In Switzer­land, approx­i­mately 70,000 to 80,000 people live with epilepsy, of whom some 15,000 to 20,000 are children. Roughly two thirds can be treated with pharma­ceu­tical drugs, but for the other third, epilepsy remains very diffi­cult to manage.


First aid and key facts about epilepsy.

In-depth infor­ma­tion

More exten­sive infor­ma­tion and links to impor­tant topics.

The infor­ma­tion is not intended instead of a visit to the doctor, but in addition.

Latest update of this page: 2018

Infor­ma­tion in Albanian and Portuguese