Epilepsy Features

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The CDC Epilepsy Program creates features in order to bring attention to important epilepsy issues and topics.

Four Ways to Get Better Seizure Control
Learn 4 ways to help you get better control of epilepsy and seizures.

5 Things You Should Know About Epilepsy
How much do you know about epilepsy? Get the facts!

Spotlight on Seizures
Seizures might not look the way you’d expect. Would you know how to spot a seizure?

SUDEP
Learn 5 important facts about Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP).

Epilepsy Self-Management
Learn how self-management programs help people with epilepsy feel better.

Epilepsy in Children
Help keep your child with epilepsy safe during the school day. Learn more.

Epilepsy Can Follow Traumatic Brain Injury
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can happen to anyone, especially young children and older adults. TBIs can also cause epilepsy.

Strokes May Lead to Epilepsy
Learn more about how preventing stroke can also prevent some kinds of epilepsy.

Get Seizure Smart!
Would you know how to help someone during or after a seizure?

Epilepsy and Seizures in Older Adults
Older adults are more likely to develop epilepsy. Learn to recognize the signs of seizures and how you can help.

Epilepsy and Disaster Preparedness
Learn more about how to prepare for an emergency when you have a health condition such as epilepsy.

Loving Someone With Epilepsy
This post on CDC’s Public Health Matters blog is a personal account of a friend of a person with epilepsy.

Epilepsy in Veterans
Veterans are at higher risk of developing epilepsy. Learn more about resources to help Veterans and families.