Sexuality Programs & Resources: Epilepsy

“Epilepsy and Sexual Relations”

The Epilepsy Foundation        

 

Format             Online Article

 

This article answers the questions:  1) What makes a person want to have sex, 2) How often should a person have sex, 3) Could  epilepsy cause problems when one is sexually active, 4) What kind of sexual problems can occur due to epilepsy, 5) Why it is important to talk to one’s doctor about sex,  and 6) How sex therapy can help.

 

Contact URL  http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/answerplace/Life/adults/weisex.cfm

 

Contact Agency      

Epilepsy Foundation

4351 Garden City Drive

Landover, MD 20785-7223    

(800) 332-1000

 

Epilepsy and Sexuality

The Epilepsy Foundation        

 

Format             Online Article

 

Includes possible causes of sexual dysfunction, types of sexual dysfunction, disorders of sexual desire, disorders of sexual arousal, anti-epileptic medications and seizures, and additional therapeutic interventions.

 

Contact URL  http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/answerplace/Life/adults/women/Professional/sexuality.cfm

 

Contact Agency      

Epilepsy Foundation

4351 Garden City Drive

Landover, MD 20785-7223    

(800) 332-1000

 

 

Webpage on women and epilepsy    

 The Epilepsy Foundation

 

 

Format             Webpage

 

Provides links to information on birth control for women with epilepsy, genetics and epilepsy, health issues after a baby is born to a mother with epilepsy, hormones and epilepsy, menopause and epilepsy, parenting concerns for the mother with epilepsy, pregnancy issues, psychosocial issues, special concerns about seizure medications,  and the importance of talking to one’s doctor.

 

Contact URL  http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/answerplace/Life/adults/women/

 

Contact Agency      

Epilepsy Foundation

4351 Garden City Drive

Landover, MD 20785-7223    

(800) 332-1000