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Blood tests

Various blood tests may be needed either to exclude other diagnoses or in an attempt to find the underlying cause of the epilepsy.

If these tests are needed, the blood required for the tests can usually be taken in one go

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Our dedicated Helpline can provide further information about diagnosing epilepsy and blood tests. For a private, confidential conversation, call us on 01342 831342 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Help and support for parents

If your child has recently been referred to an epilepsy specialist or is newly diagnosed with epilepsy, we have lots of resources and information to help you and your family.

Help and support for parents

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In the UK, 70% of the population with epilepsy could be seizure free with the right treatment.

Cyber EssentialsFundraising RegulatorYoung Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE).
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