What Is a Seizure Tracker? A seizure tracker is a record of the date and time of day that you had a seizure. You can also write down other information about the seizure, such as1: • What you were doing right before you had the seizure • What type of seizure you had • How you felt before the seizure • If you had been taking your antiepileptic drug (AED) regularly or not • How you felt after the seizure • How long the seizure lasted • When you took your last AED dose • What you think might have triggered the seizure (such as stress, lack of sleep, flashing lights) Why Should I Use a Seizure Tracker? Using a seizure tracker that you share with your doctor can help the doctor understand if the AED is working or not.1 How Do I Use a Seizure Tracker? Each time you have a seizure, fill in the blanks on one of the forms below. If you are with someone when you have a seizure, ask them for details to help you fill out the form. What Do I Do With My Seizure Tracker? Take this seizure tracker with you every time you see a healthcare provider who helps you manage your epilepsy. Make copies of the next 5 pages to make sure you have a good supply of tracking forms. Seizure trackers are also available online, including apps for mobile devices: • https://www.seizuretracker.com/STH/Seizure-Tracker-Help-Main.php • https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/seizure-log/id410716391?mt=8 (iPhone) • https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/epilepsy-foundation-my-seizure/id1050520042?ls=1&mt=8 (iPhone) • https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=li.petril.frank.epilepsy&hl=en (Android) • https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.epilepsyfoundation.MyEpilepsyDiary (Android) MODULE 2: Epilepsy Medication Therapy 20 What is a Seizure Diary? • What you were doing right before you had the seizure • What type of seizure you had • How you felt before the seizure • If you had been taking your antiepileptic drug (AED) regularly or not What Is a Seizure Tracker? A seizure tracker is a record of the date and time of day that you had a seizure. You can also write down other information about the seizure, such as1: • What you were doing right before you had the seizure • What type of seizure you had • How you felt before the seizure • If you had been taking your antiepileptic drug (AED) regularly or not • How you felt after the seizure • How long the seizure lasted • When you took your last AED dose • What you think might have triggered the seizure (such as stress, lack of sleep, flashing lights) Why Should I Use a Seizure Tracker? Using a seizure tracker that you share with your doctor can help the doctor understand if the AED is working or not.1 How Do I Use a Seizure Tracker? Each time you have a seizure, fill in the blanks on one of the forms below. If you are with someone when you have a seizure, ask them for details to help you fill out the form. What Do I Do With My Seizure Tracker? Take this seizure tracker with you every time you see a healthcare provider who helps you manage your epilepsy. Make copies of the next 5 pages to make sure you have a good supply of tracking forms. Seizure trackers are also available online, including apps for mobile devices: • https://www.seizuretracker.com/STH/Seizure-Tracker-Help-Main.php • https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/seizure-log/id410716391?mt=8 (iPhone) • https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/epilepsy-foundation-my-seizure/id1050520042?ls=1&mt=8 (iPhone) • https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=li.petril.frank.epilepsy&hl=en (Android) • https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.epilepsyfoundation.MyEpilepsyDiary (Android) • How you felt after the seizure • How long the seizure lasted • When you took your last AED dose • What you think may have triggered the seizure (such as stress, lack of sleep, flashing lights) A seizure diary is a record of the date and time that you had a seizure. You can also write down other information about the seizure such as1 : Why should I use a Seizure Diary? Using a seizure diary that you share with your doctor can help the doctor understand if the AED is working or not.1 How do I use a Seizure Diary? Each time you have a seizure, fill in the blanks on one of the forms below. If you are with someone when you had a seizure, ask them for details to help you fill out the form. What do I do with my Seizure Diary? Take the seizure diary with you every time you see a healthcare provider who helps you manage your epilepsy. Make copies of the next 5 pages to make sure you have a good supply of tracking forms. Seizure diaries are also available online, including apps for mobile devices: