8 Ways to Make Your Home Safer if You Have Epilepsy

People who have epilepsy can be at risk for falls, burns, and more. Make these changes to minimize an accident at home.

Making dinner, changing light bulbs, and mowing the lawn are all common household tasks, but for a person who has epilepsy, these activities have the potential to be dangerous. Certain types of seizures can cause people to be more prone to household accidents, says Maria A. Guina, MD, a neurologist with the Sentara Medical Group, a comprehensive epilepsy center in Hampton, Virginia.

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