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Hear From the Experts

Epilepsy Action Australia has produced an extensive series of over 30 short informational videos featuring some of Australia’s leading specialists, including:

  • Epileptologist, Dr Andrew Bleasel
  • Neurologist, Dr Dan McLaughlin
  • Neuropsychologist, Dr Laurie Miller
  • Paediatric Neurologist, Dr Kate Riney
  • Clinical Neurologist and Epileptologist, Associate Professor Cecilie Lander
  • Head of the Epilepsy Program, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Professor Terence John O’Brien.

These esteemed experts discuss a wide range of epilepsy topics of interest and give practical advice on everything from memory issues, diet and sleep, to children’s issues like babysitting and sleepovers.

You can also find these videos and many other Epilepsy Action clips featured on our YouTube channel EpilepsyTV.

 

Messages from Young People with Epilepsy

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Sleep

- Dr Dan McLaughlin

A lack of sleep can affect us in many ways, difficulty focusing our attention, irritability and for people with epilepsy it can impact seizure control. Dr Dan McLaughlin, a neurologist specialising in epilepsy speaks today about the importance of sleep in people with epilepsy.

Sleep & Epilepsy

- Dr Dan McLaughlin

A lack of sleep can affect us in many ways, difficulty focusing our attention, irritability and for people with epilepsy it can impact seizure control. Dr Dan McLaughlin, a neurologist specialising in epilepsy speaks today about the importance of sleep in people with epilepsy.

Alcohol & Epilepsy

- Dr Andrew Bleasel

During the Easter period, you may be wondering how a tipple may affect your seizure control. Dr Andrew Bleasel, Epileptologist speaks about drinking with epilepsy.

Anxiety & Depression

- Dr Dan McLaughlin

Anxiety and depression are quite common in the general community, you may wonder how common it is in people with epilepsy. Dr Dan McLaughlin discusses these and many other issues.