Epilepsy is a spectrum disorder of the brain characterized by recurring seizures. It affects millions of people across the world, both children and adults. It can present many problems and challenges such as uncontrolled seizures, comorbidities, unemployment and social disadvantages.
Women can have different challenges to men and the elderly can have other issues that challenge their epilepsy management.
Along with some other factsheets on this website, the following pages may address issues for Women, epilepsy for the older person and parents with epilepsy.