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.
This week on Seizing Life® we talk seizure alert dogs. Jessa Kenworthy of 4 Paws for Ability provides everything you always wanted to know about seizure alert dogs and how they serve those living with epilepsy.
This week epilepsy advocate and mother Kate Neale Cooper explains how a new diagnostic tool enabled doctors to localize her daughter’s seizures after 16-years and ultimately perform successful epilepsy surgery.
Filmmaker Miles Levin discusses growing-up with epilepsy and turning his experiences into the award-winning short film “Under the Lights”.
Child neurologist, Dr. Doug Nordli provides a guide for parents of children with epilepsy to help navigate diagnosis, physicians, and treatment decisions.
Yssa DeWoody of Ring14 USA and the Rare Epilepsy Network provides a primer on rare epilepsies: what they are, how they are diagnosed and treated, and where to find resources and support.
We focus on mental health in children and teens with epilepsy. Pediatric neuropsychologist Madison Berl discussers potential issues and what to do.
Mark DeFee shares his years-long journey with post-traumatic epilepsy from his diagnosis following multiple concussions, through his years of denial in college, to his acceptance and efforts to manage his seizures.