Seizure Disorder Prevention
You can't prevent epilepsy, but you can do things that reduce your risk for a seizure such as:
- Stop smoking.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
- Avoid alcohol.
- Can increase the risk for seizure
- Avoid caffeine.
- Avoid decongestant medications.
- Do not take nonprescription medications without talking to your doctor first.
- Reduce stress.
- Practice seizure safety:
- Do not drive or operate machinery.
- Do not participate in sports.
- Get plenty of sleep.
- Take anticonvulsant medications as directed:
- Do not miss doses of medication.
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