Epilepsy info videos
Ten short videos explain and illustrate important things to know about epilepsy. The films are available in ten languages; subtitles can be switched on or off in the settings.
Production: Swiss League Against Epilepsy 2021.
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What is epilepsy?
Epilepsy can affect us all.
Types of seizure
The various types of epileptic seizure look very different.
First aid during a seizure
Important: prevent injury and stay with the person.
Causes of epilepsy
It’s not always possible to identify why someone has epileptic seizures – but it’s always worth trying.
Two out of three people with epilepsy live seizure-free lives.
Epilepsy in older people
More and more older people are developing epilepsy.
Epilepsy and pregnancy
Most women with epilepsy can have children without complications – but must plan ahead.
Epilepsy and alcohol
For most people with epilepsy, small amounts of alcohol are not harmful.
Driving with epilepsy
People with epilepsy are only allowed to drive if a seizure is very unlikely.
Coronavirus and epilepsy
COVID-19 has no more risk for people with epilepsy than for others; vaccination is recommended.