Former U.S. Army Captain Patrick Horan and his wife Patty discuss how post traumatic epilepsy (PTE), severely impacted his recovery from a devastating war wound.
On this episode of Seizing Life, Libby Boyce and Jessica Brandes, two mothers who each lost a son to SUDEP, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, discuss transforming tragedy and grief into action.
Kelly and Miguel Cervantes discuss coping with the impacts and challenges of parenting a child with special needs in a never-seen episode recorded in November 2018.
What you should know about brain surgery for epilepsy from both the patient and physician perspective.
Seizures explained simply. Explore how they happen, why they look different from person to person, and why different treatments options work for different people.
After a military training accident, doctors worked tirelessly to fix this Marine’s hand. But the bigger consequence, the risk of post-traumatic epilepsy, went unnoticed.
PhD candidate and aspiring epilepsy researcher Christin Godale shares her journey from hiding her epilepsy to becoming an advocate and pursuing a career in neuroscience.
Talks between parents and children with epilepsy can be fraught with concerns and clashes over health, social life, and independence. This mother-daughter duo discusses how to communicate productively.
The connection between epilepsy and mental health issues is well-established, but is not often addressed during initial diagnosis or evaluated throughout the course of treatment. In this episode, learn how you can approach these conversations with your doctor.