The numerous types of seizures and the widely varying impacts of epilepsy are two key factors contributing to the public’s misunderstanding of the condition. This week on Seizing Life® we speak with parents who have two children with epilepsy that manifests very differently, and discuss the implications this has had for their family.
In a rebroadcast of an episode from June 2019, Dr. Charles Marcuccilli, Director of Pediatric Epilepsy at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, explains why epilepsy is so misunderstood, discusses the stigma around it, and suggests what patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals can do to increase awareness and education around epilepsy.
A mother’s awareness of infantile spasms and persistence contributes to a positive outcome for her daughter.
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.
In honor of Infantile Spasms Awareness Week, we’re rebroadcasting an important episode on this severe pediatric epilepsy.
Learn about infantile spasms, a severe form of epilepsy, and what steps to take if you think your baby is having seizures.
Hundreds of genes are associated with epilepsy, but what causes the variations in those genes which lead to this condition? And how do you know if you or your child are a candidate for genetic testing? Learn the answers to your epilepsy genetics questions in this episode of Seizing Life, produced by CURE.