Epilepsy is a disorder of brain function that can happen to any one of us, at any age and at any moment.
It is a common condition, yet the World Health Organisation describes epilepsy as “arguably the world’s most stigmatised, misunderstood and under-resourced of all health conditions.”
Epilepsy Tasmania hopes to improve the understanding of the definition and meaning of epilepsy by providing a range of information, but if you’re still left with questions then please call us on 1300 852 853.
As with all general medical advice, keep in mind that this information should by no means substitute or replace advice given to you by your specialist health professional or GP.
Share your epilepsy experience with us
We encourage you to share your experience of epilepsy with us for possible inclusion in our Tasmanian newsletter and social media.
Reading about personal experiences helps us realise we are not alone. It also helps to increase community awareness and reduce the stigma and discrimination that many people with epilepsy endure.
Email your story here and mark it attention My Epilepsy Story