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Epilepsy is currently defined as a tendency to have recurrent seizures (sometimes called fits). A seizure is caused by a sudden burst of excess electrical activity in the brain, causing a temporary disruption in the normal message passing between brain cells. This disruption results in the brain's messages becoming halted or mixed up.
Many people have their seizures successfully controlled with anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). This is the most common way that epilepsy is treated. AEDs do not cure epilepsy. At the moment there is no cure for epilepsy. The aim of AEDs is to prevent seizures by controlling the excitability of the brain.
ICE ID produce a range of fashionable medical alert bracelets that can help those who suffer from epilepsy to alert their condition to others.
All our medical alert tags are stainless steel and your personal information is laser engraved. This makes them virtually indestructible and overcomes the problems associated with hand written tags such as fading and illegibility.
Each TAG can include up to 6 lines of information. Recommendations include NAME, TOWN/POST CODE, NHS NUMBER, 2 EMERGENCY NUMBERS, MEDICAL INSURANCE NUMBER, BLOOD GROUP AND ANY KNOWN ALLERGIES OR CONDITIONS.
If your child or loved one suffers from diabetes, autism or epilepsy, then wearing some form of child identification is vitally important. This medical id bracelet, speaks for you when you can't, giving the care-givers all the vital information they need to give you the best possible care in the fastest possible time.
It could save your life!!!
|Useful links for Epilepsy|
|Epilepsy Foundation - Trusted, reliable information for people with seizures, and their caregivers|