Christmas is a time for family and friends to come together, celebrate and enjoy all that this seasonal cheer brings. However for some, both the excitement and stress of all that the festive season brings can have far worse consequences than feeling worse for wear the day after a few too many the night before.

A Guide To Epilepsy at ChristmasWhether someone has their first ever episode or more frequent recurrences of seizures, Christmas for people with epilepsy isn?t always quite so care free.

Therefore we?d like to introduce you to our Christmas How-To Guide?produced in conjunction with some of our Epilepsy partners and aimed at those with epilepsy, those who know people who have epilepsy and for anyone else keen to understand more about the condition and what they could do to help someone one day.

Coping with the Excitement and Stress of Christmas

A range of trigger factors may happen throughout December, so this week the team here at Alert-it with information provided by Epilepsy Research UK would like to highlight potential risks at Christmas and what you can do to help avoid further possibility of seizures.

Christmas can be a hectic time for everyone, particularly trying to find the time to visit family members, gift shopping along with thousands of other people, let alone preparing Christmas lunch.

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Following the recent release of a report on behalf of the NHS and Scottish Government about?Epilepsy Alarms we take a look at the report?highlights and respond to some of the findings.?The report includes a few concerns for those 45% that currently own an alarm and details of those that do not.

Report prepared by Reme Diaz Scottish Government, Health Analytical Services (Spring 2014)

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Welcome to our new blog, where we will endeavour to deliver the best advice and news on current health topics.

We aim to show how Assistive Technology can help anyone in any situation. All of our monitors can be made specifically to suit your needs.

This blog will be a social platform where anyone can suggest posts and topic that are of particular interest.

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