This week on Seizing Life® Matt Perrone shares his epilepsy journey, discusses the impacts of epilepsy on his mental health, and explains how his daughter’s diagnosis spurred him to create EpiPalooza.
Category Archives: Living with Epilepsy
Teen Tennis Player Remains on Court Despite Seizures and Stigma
This week on Seizing Life® Reid Rainwater and his father Ryan share Reid’s epilepsy treatment journey and the impacts of epilepsy and stigma on his education and tennis career as one of the top young players in Oklahoma.
From LGS to Surgery to Just Being a Kid: A Mother Shares Her Son’s Epilepsy Journey
This week on Seizing Life® Colleen Jendreas shares her son Owen’s epilepsy journey and discusses the two interventions that have significantly improved his quality of life.
The Crucial Role of Nurses in Epilepsy Care
This week on Seizing Life® Advanced Practice Provider Lucretia Long shares her 30 years of experience in the epilepsy field and discusses the crucial role nurses and other non-physician providers play in epilepsy care.
Sharing Epilepsy Diagnosis After Decades Leads to Climbing for Research
This week on Seizing Life® Carmen Zannier shares her 35 year epilepsy journey, discusses her recent decision to go public with her diagnosis, and explains how her passion for mountain climbing has led her to raising funds for epilepsy research.
Epilepsy Can’t Stop Young Girl’s Competitive Spirit
This week on Seizing Life®, the Tsane family share daughter Christiane’s epilepsy diagnosis and treatment journey, and explain how they manage her seizures while nurturing her love of competitive running.
After Decades of Seizures, an Epilepsy Diagnosis Begins to Provide Answers
This week on Seizing Life® Ara Carbonneau shares her decades-long epilepsy journey from initial febrile seizures caused by meningitis at seven months old to her epilepsy diagnosis at the age of 36.
Recent Advances in Diagnostic and Surgical Tools for Epilepsy
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.
Unleashing Your Inner Mama Bear
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.
Kids Ask Docs the Darndest Things About Epilepsy
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.