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Avoid Excessive Alcohol Intake
While having one or two drinks is usually okay for epileptics, excessive or "binge" drinking can be very dangerous, possibly provoking seizures. In addition, some epilepsy medications heighten the effect of alcohol, meaning that you may find yourself more easily intoxicated even while drinking moderately. For these reasons, it is very important to avoid excessive drinking and to never drive after even a single alcoholic
For many epileptics, sleep deprivation or low quality sleep can trigger seizures. Getting enough quality rest is important for everyone, but especially for those with epilepsy. Be sure to invest in a high quality mattress, get plenty of exercise during the day (which helps regulate your sleep while also further reducing the risk of seizures), and talk to your doctor if you suffer from insomnia on a regular basis.
Manage Stress Levels
While specific studies on the link between high stress levels and epileptic seizures
Find a Support Group
Living with epilepsy can be frustrating because unless they have seen you have a seizure, most people in your life will see you as healthy and possibly misunderstand or underestimate the severity of your condition. It can be very helpful to find a local epilepsy support group in order to regularly be around other people sharing your experience, get advice or simply vent.
By following these tips, you can help ensure a healthy and seizure-free life for yourself.Share