6 Tips and Techniques for Coping with Epilepsy in the Workplace


Denise Mann, MS

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Living with epilepsy can have its share of challenges, but a productive work life doesn't have to be one of them.

Epilepsy is a neurological condition marked by an increased risk for seizures. An epilepsy diagnosis is made after a person has two or more seizures without any known cause such as alcohol withdrawal or very low blood sugar. Each year, 150,000 people will develop epilepsy in the U.S., according to the Epilepsy Foundation.

These six strategies to cope with epilepsy in your workplace can help you remain gainfully employed.

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by seizures—but it can affect everyone in different ways. Do you know the facts?

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Review Date: Nov 6, 2015

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