A person with Epilepsy has seizures that may place them at risk.
How can you help?
- Protect the person from injury
- Cushion the head
- Do not restrict movement or put anything in the mouth
- Help to breathe by laying the person on his or her side
- Stay with him or her until fully recovered
Epilepsy is covered by SAMWUMED under Prescribed Member Benefits (PMB).
For Epilepsy Facts, click here (https://epilepsy.org.za/epilepsy-information/what-is-epilepsy/)
People with Epilepsy have gone on to achieve great things in life. Click here (https://www.healthline.com/health/celebrities-epilepsy)