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Certain things are known to trigger seizures (or fits), such as flashing light, lack of sleep or drugs. Other causes include medical conditions. Find out more about seizures and what to do if someone has a fit.
Absence seizures are epileptic seizures that cause someone to stare into space and lose awareness for a few seconds. Find out more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment here.
Epilepsy is a long-term condition that affects 1 in 50 Australians. Learn more about the causes, how it is diagnosed and the types of seizures.
Fever and high temperatures in children
Fevers are quite common in young children and usually they are mild. Find out how to deal with fever and high temperatures in children here.
What to do when someone has a seizure
Epilepsy affects about 250,000 Australians, so it's likely you know someone with epilepsy or you'll see someone having a seizure. Here's what you do when a person has a seizure.
Symptoms of serious illness in babies and children
If your child has a serious illness, it’s important to get medical attention quickly. Learn how to recognise the symptoms and what to do.
Brain tumour symptoms
A brains tumour symptoms can appear similar to other diseases but there are key ones to look out for. Learn more about the different symptoms of brain tumours.
Most cases of poisoning happen at home so learn here about symptoms, prevention and what to do in an emergency.
Collapsing has a range of causes, often occuring because someone has fainted. You collapse when your brain isn't getting enough oxygen.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a safe and effective treatment for some severe mental health conditions that are considered life threatening. Find out more here.