Can Individuals with Epilepsy Participate in Sports?

While epilepsy should not pose a barrier to sports participation, certain precautions and guidelines need to be observed. Restrictions apply to motor sports and flying. In diving, similar restrictions are applied as for safe driving, with those exclusively experiencing seizures while asleep for at least 3 years considered safe to drive or dive. Specific guidelines exist for some water sports to minimize the risk of drowning.

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