Risk is part of daily life for everyone, whether they have epilepsy or not. However, for a person with epilepsy, some important safety precautions are needed. People whose seizures are frequent and unpredictable will need to be safety aware, especially if they are likely to have a sudden loss of consciousness or a fall. Thinking about safety and risks can be difficult and it’s understandable that you may feel some anxiety about it, but in the long run it will keep you safer.
This section will give an overview of seizures and how you can stay safe. At the end of this article, you can download our 'Safety and Seizures' Booklet and our Seizure diaries which can help to manage and understand your epilepsy.