This week on Seizing Life® we look at diagnostic and surgical tools that assist physicians in localizing and removing areas of the brain that produce seizures.
Epilepsy advocate Kate Neale Cooper and host Kelly Cervantes share their experiences parenting children with epilepsy and offer advice on advocating for your child’s epilepsy care.
This week on Seizing Life® kids ask pediatric neurologists about epilepsy. Dr. Kristen Park of Children’s Hospital of Colorado and Dr. Adam Numis of the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital answer questions from kids on a wide variety of topics related to epilepsy.
This week on Seizing Life® Neuropsychologist Eva Alden joins us to offer advice for those with epilepsy and their caregivers for coping with stress, anxiety, depression, and travel during the holidays.
In support of Infantile Spasms Awareness week , Monica Diaz-Greco shares her daughter’s epilepsy journey from initial onset and diagnosis of infantile spasms through a VNS implant and brain surgery.
This week on Seizing Life® we speak with neurologist Dr. Alice Lam about the potential impacts of seizures on cognition and memory. We discuss both the possible short-term and long-term effects of epilepsy on cognition and memory, and the differering ways that seizures may impact children, adults, and aging adults.
Guest host David Axelrod interviews Seizing Life host Kelly Cervantes about turning her epilepsy experience into advocacy, hope, and scientific advances.
This week we talk to Dr. Refugio Sepulveda about challenges faced by the Hispanic community in accessing quality epilepsy care and learn about a program aimed at addressing these issues.
This week we look at medical cannabis as a treatment for epilepsy with Sarah O’Hanlon. Sarah shares her journey to find relief for her son’s seizures from Colorado to advocacy to a master’s in medical cannabis.