Epilepsy seizure triggers and Managing Them Everyone To Know:
Epilepsy ‘Seizure triggers’ are the things that make a person more likely to have a Epilepsy seizure, e.g. stress, alcohol and tiredness. It does not refer to the actual cause of epilepsy. Every person with epilepsy is different and so are their triggers. For some, there are no specific triggers at all. Here young people talk about the different triggers to their seizures and how they manage them.
People described many different types of triggers: physical, emotional and psychological, triggers relating to medicine-taking and to lifestyle factors. Many said they tried to avoid these triggers and some had made changes to their overall lifestyle after being diagnosis with epilepsy.