Most of the time epilepsy cannot be prevented. But whether or not you have epilepsy, you can help prevent a generalized seizure by observing the following:
Avoid using illegal drugs.
Drink alcohol in moderation or not at all.
Faithfully follow your doctor's treatment plan if you have diabetes or high blood pressure.
Protect yourself from head trauma by wearing seat belts and bicycle helmets. If you play sports, wear appropriate ...
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