Memory and Epilepsy - Strategies
Published: 18 Feb 2020
Click the link below to read an article by Epilepsy Action, offering advice as to how to cope with memory problems attributed to Epilepsy. The article goes into further detail about the following topics:
Following a set routine - Having a routine means you can get used to what to expect, which helps reduce the demands placed on your memory.
Adapting your surroundings - By making changes to your surroundings you will have less need to use your memory.
Using memory aids - For example - pictures or diagrams may be more useful for people who find reading difficult. Article also includes other possible memory aids
Mnemonics – Using sayings, rhymes or pictures may help to remember information
Improving wellbeing – Emotional wellbeing can have a big impact on your memory – feelings of anxiety or depression will have an impact on your memory ability
Author: Professor Gus Baker