Cure https://www.cureepilepsy.org The Seizing Life podcast, hosted by Kelly Cervantes, aims to inspire empathy & give hope as we search for a cure for epilepsy. Together, we can find a cure. We can seize life. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:26:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 The Seizing Life podcast, by Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE), hosted by Kelly Cervantes, aims to inspire empathy & give hope as we search for a cure for epilepsy. Together, we can find a cure. We can seize life. Seizing Life clean episodic Seizing Life seizinglifepodcast@gmail.com seizinglifepodcast@gmail.com (Seizing Life) © 2019 CURE. All rights reserved. Seizing Life Cure https://www.cureepilepsy.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Podcast-3000x3000-Logo-1.jpg https://www.cureepilepsy.org The Seizing Life podcast, hosted by Kelly Cervantes, aims to inspire empathy &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; give hope as we search for a cure for epilepsy. Together, we can find a cure. We can seize life. Chicago, Illinois Weekly EEG Testing: Its Critical Role in Epilepsy Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/eeg-testing-its-critical-role-in-epilepsy-diagnosis-treatment-and-research/ Wed, 25 Mar 2020 15:44:29 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=107926 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/eeg-testing-its-critical-role-in-epilepsy-diagnosis-treatment-and-research/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/eeg-testing-its-critical-role-in-epilepsy-diagnosis-treatment-and-research/feed/ 0 <p>Learn about how EEG testing provides essential data for patients, doctors, and researchers battling epilepsy.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/eeg-testing-its-critical-role-in-epilepsy-diagnosis-treatment-and-research/">EEG Testing: Its Critical Role in Epilepsy Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Learn about how EEG testing provides essential data for patients, doctors, and researchers battling epilepsy. ]]> Seizing Life clean 21:04 From Lab to Clinic: Genetic Research Is Changing Epilepsy Treatment https://www.cureepilepsy.org/from-lab-to-clinic-genetic-research-is-changing-epilepsy-treatment/ Wed, 11 Mar 2020 15:37:59 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=106857 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/from-lab-to-clinic-genetic-research-is-changing-epilepsy-treatment/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/from-lab-to-clinic-genetic-research-is-changing-epilepsy-treatment/feed/ 0 <p>CURE Taking Flight Grantee Dr. Gemma Carvill explains how genetic research discoveries in the lab can lead to precision care in the doctor’s office.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/from-lab-to-clinic-genetic-research-is-changing-epilepsy-treatment/">From Lab to Clinic: Genetic Research Is Changing Epilepsy Treatment</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> CURE Taking Flight Grantee Dr. Gemma Carvill explains how genetic research discoveries in the lab can lead to precision care in the doctor’s office. ]]> Seizing Life clean 23:39 New Emergency Meds to the Rescue https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/new-emergency-meds-to-the-rescue/ Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:42:08 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=105984 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/new-emergency-meds-to-the-rescue/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/new-emergency-meds-to-the-rescue/feed/ 0 <p>A leading expert discusses how two newly approved rescue medicines can help epilepsy patients, families, and caregivers in dire moments.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/new-emergency-meds-to-the-rescue/">New Emergency Meds to the Rescue</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> A leading expert discusses how two newly approved rescue medicines can help epilepsy patients, families, and caregivers in dire moments. ]]> Seizing Life clean 22:51 Acting Globally to Fight Epilepsy https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/acting-globally-to-fight-epilepsy/ Wed, 12 Feb 2020 16:06:18 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=104626 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/acting-globally-to-fight-epilepsy/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/acting-globally-to-fight-epilepsy/feed/ 0 <p>Explore the impacts and complex challenges of addressing epilepsy in the developing world.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/acting-globally-to-fight-epilepsy/">Acting Globally to Fight Epilepsy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Explore the impacts and complex challenges of addressing epilepsy in the developing world. ]]> Seizing Life clean 20:15 Mike Adamle Tackles Life with PTE and CTE https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/mike-adamle-tackles-life-with-pte-and-cte/ Wed, 29 Jan 2020 16:43:33 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=103166 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/mike-adamle-tackles-life-with-pte-and-cte/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/mike-adamle-tackles-life-with-pte-and-cte/feed/ 0 <p>Mike Adamle was a fierce  competitor in both college football and the NFL.  Now, despite a formidable diagnosis, Mike fiercely tackles  life with both epilepsy and CTE.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/mike-adamle-tackles-life-with-pte-and-cte/">Mike Adamle Tackles Life with PTE and CTE</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Mike Adamle was a fierce  competitor in both college football and the NFL.  Now, despite a formidable diagnosis, Mike fiercely tackles  life with both epilepsy and CTE. ]]> Seizing Life clean 22:56 What’s Your Plan? Seizure Clusters and Rescue Medications https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/whats-your-plan-seizure-clusters-and-rescue-medications/ Wed, 15 Jan 2020 16:40:52 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=102132 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/whats-your-plan-seizure-clusters-and-rescue-medications/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/whats-your-plan-seizure-clusters-and-rescue-medications/feed/ 0 <p>All epilepsy patients and their caregivers should have a seizure action plan, and for those prone to seizure clusters rescue medications are a vital part of that plan. Now two new rescue meds provide greatly improved options.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/whats-your-plan-seizure-clusters-and-rescue-medications/">What’s Your Plan? Seizure Clusters and Rescue Medications</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> All epilepsy patients and their caregivers should have a seizure action plan, and for those prone to seizure clusters rescue medications are a vital part of that plan. Now two new rescue meds provide greatly improved options. ]]> Seizing Life clean 20:31 The Best of Seizing Life https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/the-best-of-seizing-life/ Thu, 02 Jan 2020 18:51:12 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=101375 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/the-best-of-seizing-life/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/the-best-of-seizing-life/feed/ 0 <p>To celebrate the first year of the Seizing Life podcast, we take a look back at some of our favorite moments with unforgettable guests.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/the-best-of-seizing-life/">The Best of Seizing Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> To celebrate the first year of the Seizing Life podcast, we take a look back at some of our favorite moments with unforgettable guests. ]]> Seizing Life clean 23:06 Hot Topics in Epilepsy Research https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/hot-topics-in-epilepsy-research/ Wed, 18 Dec 2019 16:19:47 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=100567 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/hot-topics-in-epilepsy-research/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/hot-topics-in-epilepsy-research/feed/ 0 <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/hot-topics-in-epilepsy-research/">Hot Topics in Epilepsy Research</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Seizing Life clean 27:28 Infantile Spasms: Know the Signs and Take Action (Rebroadcast) https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/infantile-spasms-know-the-signs-and-take-action-rebroadcast/ Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:32:06 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=99529 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/infantile-spasms-know-the-signs-and-take-action-rebroadcast/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/infantile-spasms-know-the-signs-and-take-action-rebroadcast/feed/ 0 <p>In honor of Infantile Spasms Awareness Week, we’re rebroadcasting an important episode on this severe pediatric epilepsy.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/infantile-spasms-know-the-signs-and-take-action-rebroadcast/">Infantile Spasms: Know the Signs and Take Action (Rebroadcast)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> In honor of Infantile Spasms Awareness Week, we’re rebroadcasting an important episode on this severe pediatric epilepsy. ]]> Seizing Life clean 25:18 Establishing Your New Normal with Epilepsy https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/establishing-your-new-normal-with-epilepsy-with-meg-busing/ Wed, 20 Nov 2019 17:58:47 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=98469 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/establishing-your-new-normal-with-epilepsy-with-meg-busing/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/establishing-your-new-normal-with-epilepsy-with-meg-busing/feed/ 0 <p>Listen to one woman’s story about how developing epilepsy can suddenly change your “normal” in drastic ways.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/establishing-your-new-normal-with-epilepsy-with-meg-busing/">Establishing Your New Normal with Epilepsy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Listen to one woman’s story about how developing epilepsy can suddenly change your “normal” in drastic ways. ]]> Seizing Life clean 21:17 You Don’t Have to Be a Brain Surgeon to Understand Epilepsy Research https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/skills-to-understanding-epilepsy-research/ Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:28:26 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=96961 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/skills-to-understanding-epilepsy-research/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/skills-to-understanding-epilepsy-research/feed/ 0 <p>You don’t have to be a neuroscientist to understand epilepsy research.  Learn how people without a science background can be empowered by research.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/skills-to-understanding-epilepsy-research/">You Don’t Have to Be a Brain Surgeon to Understand Epilepsy Research</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> You don’t have to be a neuroscientist to understand epilepsy research.  Learn how people without a science background can be empowered by research. ]]> Seizing Life clean 23:24 SUDEP: What You Need To Know (Rebroadcast) https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/sudep-what-you-need-to-know-rebroadcast/ Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:16:03 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=96243 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/sudep-what-you-need-to-know-rebroadcast/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/sudep-what-you-need-to-know-rebroadcast/feed/ 0 <p>In honor of SUDEP Action Day, we’re rebroadcasting an important episode of Seizing Life exploring Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), the risk factors, and ways patients, families, and caregivers can reduce the risk.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/sudep-what-you-need-to-know-rebroadcast/">SUDEP: What You Need To Know (Rebroadcast)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> In honor of SUDEP Action Day, we’re rebroadcasting an important episode of Seizing Life exploring Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), the risk factors, and ways patients, families, and caregivers can reduce the risk. SUDEP Action Day, we’re rebroadcasting an important episode of Seizing Life exploring Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), the risk factors, and ways patients, families, and caregivers can reduce the risk.
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A Mind Unraveled (Rebroadcast) https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/a-mind-unravelled/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:18:02 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=94950 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/a-mind-unravelled/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/a-mind-unravelled/feed/ 0 <p>Author/journalist Kurt Eichenwald recounts the struggles and challenges he has faced due to uncontrolled seizures and the severe stigma and discrimination associated with epilepsy.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/a-mind-unravelled/">A Mind Unraveled (Rebroadcast)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Author/journalist Kurt Eichenwald recounts the struggles and challenges he has faced due to uncontrolled seizures and the severe stigma and discrimination associated with epilepsy. ]]> Seizing Life clean 23:45 Shout from the Rooftops: Your Voice Can Help Find a CURE https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/shout-from-the-rooftops-your-voice-can-help-find-a-cure/ Wed, 25 Sep 2019 18:16:49 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=77129 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/shout-from-the-rooftops-your-voice-can-help-find-a-cure/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/shout-from-the-rooftops-your-voice-can-help-find-a-cure/feed/ 0 <p>Kelly Cervantes sits in the guest seat to give fellow advocates tips on making a difference in the battle against epilepsy.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/shout-from-the-rooftops-your-voice-can-help-find-a-cure/">Shout from the Rooftops: Your Voice Can Help Find a CURE</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Kelly Cervantes sits in the guest seat to give fellow advocates tips on making a difference in the battle against epilepsy. ]]> Seizing Life clean 23:53 Advocate Like a Champion: Spreading Epilepsy Awareness and Standing Up for Research https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/advocate-like-a-champion-spreading-epilepsy-awareness-and-standing-up-for-research/ Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:42:39 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=41404 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/advocate-like-a-champion-spreading-epilepsy-awareness-and-standing-up-for-research/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/advocate-like-a-champion-spreading-epilepsy-awareness-and-standing-up-for-research/feed/ 0 <p>Learn how this college student battles epilepsy stigma by speaking up and advocating like a champion.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/advocate-like-a-champion-spreading-epilepsy-awareness-and-standing-up-for-research/">Advocate Like a Champion: Spreading Epilepsy Awareness and Standing Up for Research</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Learn how this college student battles epilepsy stigma by speaking up and advocating like a champion. ]]> Seizing Life clean 20:17 Growing Pains: Living with a Sibling with Epilepsy https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/growing-pains-living-with-a-sibling-with-epilepsy/ Wed, 28 Aug 2019 21:25:45 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=39914 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/growing-pains-living-with-a-sibling-with-epilepsy/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/growing-pains-living-with-a-sibling-with-epilepsy/feed/ 0 <p>Find out how growing up around siblings with epilepsy shapes children’s lives.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/growing-pains-living-with-a-sibling-with-epilepsy/">Growing Pains: Living with a Sibling with Epilepsy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Find out how growing up around siblings with epilepsy shapes children’s lives. ]]> Seizing Life clean 20:39 Fight Stigma: You’re Never Too Young To Be a Hero https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/fight-stigma-youre-never-too-young-to-be-a-hero/ Wed, 14 Aug 2019 21:55:56 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=38772 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/fight-stigma-youre-never-too-young-to-be-a-hero/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/fight-stigma-youre-never-too-young-to-be-a-hero/feed/ 0 <p>Henry is a teen on a mission to battle epilepsy stigma and support organizations working toward a cure.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/fight-stigma-youre-never-too-young-to-be-a-hero/">Fight Stigma: You’re Never Too Young To Be a Hero</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Henry is a teen on a mission to battle epilepsy stigma and support organizations working toward a cure. ]]> Seizing Life clean 20:03 What to Expect When You’re Expecting…as a Woman with Epilepsy https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-as-a-woman-with-epilepsy/ Wed, 31 Jul 2019 16:12:55 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=37627 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-as-a-woman-with-epilepsy/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-as-a-woman-with-epilepsy/feed/ 0 <p>In this episode, learn about the family planning steps one mom took to safely manage her epilepsy while pregnant.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-as-a-woman-with-epilepsy/">What to Expect When You’re Expecting…as a Woman with Epilepsy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> In this episode, learn about the family planning steps one mom took to safely manage her epilepsy while pregnant. ]]> Seizing Life clean 19:17 Infantile Spasms: Know the Signs and Take Action https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/infantile-spasms-know-the-signs-and-take-action/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:21:07 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=36271 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/infantile-spasms-know-the-signs-and-take-action/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/infantile-spasms-know-the-signs-and-take-action/feed/ 0 <p>Learn about infantile spasms, a severe form of epilepsy, and what steps to take if you think your baby is having seizures.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/infantile-spasms-know-the-signs-and-take-action/">Infantile Spasms: Know the Signs and Take Action</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Learn about infantile spasms, a severe form of epilepsy, and what steps to take if you think your baby is having seizures. ]]> Seizing Life clean 25:18 VNS: A Small Device Making a Big Difference https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/vagus-nerve-stimulator-vns-a-small-device-making-a-big-difference/ Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:20:24 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=35236 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/vagus-nerve-stimulator-vns-a-small-device-making-a-big-difference/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/vagus-nerve-stimulator-vns-a-small-device-making-a-big-difference/feed/ 0 <p>Discover how a small device which acts like a pacemaker for the brain can reduce, lessen the intensity, or eliminate seizures for some individuals with epilepsy.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/vagus-nerve-stimulator-vns-a-small-device-making-a-big-difference/">VNS: A Small Device Making a Big Difference</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Discover how a small device which acts like a pacemaker for the brain can reduce, lessen the intensity, or eliminate seizures for some individuals with epilepsy. ]]> Seizing Life clean 19:03 My Condition Isn’t Generic: Why Changes to Insurance Coverage Matter https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/my-condition-isnt-generic/ Wed, 19 Jun 2019 19:26:23 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=33464 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/my-condition-isnt-generic/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/my-condition-isnt-generic/feed/ 0 <p>What do you do if an insurance company decides to switch your seizure medication? Find out in this week’s episode.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/my-condition-isnt-generic/">My Condition Isn’t Generic: Why Changes to Insurance Coverage Matter</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> What do you do if an insurance company decides to switch your seizure medication? Find out in this week’s episode. ]]> Seizing Life clean 26:09 Food for Thought: The Keto Diet and Epilepsy https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/food-for-thought-the-keto-diet-and-epilepsy/ Thu, 06 Jun 2019 20:54:14 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=33332 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/food-for-thought-the-keto-diet-and-epilepsy/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/food-for-thought-the-keto-diet-and-epilepsy/feed/ 0 <p>Explore how the ketogenic diet can be used to control seizures in some individuals with epilepsy.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/food-for-thought-the-keto-diet-and-epilepsy/">Food for Thought: The Keto Diet and Epilepsy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Explore how the ketogenic diet can be used to control seizures in some individuals with epilepsy. ]]> Seizing Life clean 27:30 Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: A Lasting Impact on our Veterans https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/post-traumatic-epilepsy-a-lasting-impact-on-our-veterans/ Wed, 29 May 2019 21:49:07 +0000 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/?p=33211 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/post-traumatic-epilepsy-a-lasting-impact-on-our-veterans/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/post-traumatic-epilepsy-a-lasting-impact-on-our-veterans/feed/ 0 <p>Seizures resulting from traumatic brain injuries continue to impact American veterans with epilepsy long after other combat wounds have healed.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/post-traumatic-epilepsy-a-lasting-impact-on-our-veterans/">Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: A Lasting Impact on our Veterans</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Seizures resulting from traumatic brain injuries continue to impact American veterans with epilepsy long after other combat wounds have healed.









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How Self-Contained Schools Can Help Special Needs Children https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/how-self-contained-schools-can-help-special-needs-children/ Wed, 08 May 2019 14:57:59 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=1837 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/how-self-contained-schools-can-help-special-needs-children/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/how-self-contained-schools-can-help-special-needs-children/feed/ 0 <p>Explore self-contained schools and discover why they are a great option for some students with severe disabilities.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/how-self-contained-schools-can-help-special-needs-children/">How Self-Contained Schools Can Help Special Needs Children</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Explore self-contained schools and discover why they are a great option for some students with severe disabilities. ]]> Seizing Life clean 26:57 Epilepsy… It’s Complicated https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-its-complicated/ Wed, 24 Apr 2019 18:18:17 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=1588 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-its-complicated/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-its-complicated/feed/ 0 <p>Despite 3.4 million Americans being impacted by epilepsy, the public still knows very little about this disorder. Discover the positive impact eliminating stigma can have on those with epilepsy.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-its-complicated/">Epilepsy… It’s Complicated</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Despite 3.4 million Americans being impacted by epilepsy, the public still knows very little about this disorder. Discover the positive impact eliminating stigma can have on those with epilepsy. ]]> Seizing Life clean 26:04 Epilepsy Summer Camp: Where Kids Can Be Kids https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-summer-camp-where-kids-can-be-kids/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 18:36:27 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=1508 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-summer-camp-where-kids-can-be-kids/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-summer-camp-where-kids-can-be-kids/feed/ 0 <p>Hear how a personal journey inspired a summer camp for kids with epilepsy.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-summer-camp-where-kids-can-be-kids/">Epilepsy Summer Camp: Where Kids Can Be Kids</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Hear how a personal journey inspired a summer camp for kids with epilepsy. ]]> Seizing Life clean 21:48 Epilepsy and College: How to Survive and Thrive https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-and-college-survive-thrive/ Wed, 03 Apr 2019 20:42:02 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=1463 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-and-college-survive-thrive/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-and-college-survive-thrive/feed/ 0 <p>A college student with epilepsy offers advice on not only how to survive, but also thrive.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-and-college-survive-thrive/">Epilepsy and College: How to Survive and Thrive</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> A college student with epilepsy offers advice on not only how to survive, but also thrive.









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School Nurse Shortages: The Challenges Students and Families Face https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/school-nursing-shortages-challenges-students-families-face/ Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:17:06 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=1417 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/school-nursing-shortages-challenges-students-families-face/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/school-nursing-shortages-challenges-students-families-face/feed/ 0 <p>Find out how one family impacted by epilepsy is affected daily by the national school nurse shortage.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/school-nursing-shortages-challenges-students-families-face/">School Nurse Shortages: The Challenges Students and Families Face</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Find out how one family impacted by epilepsy is affected daily by the national school nurse shortage. ]]> Seizing Life clean 21:11 SUDEP: What You Need to Know https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/sudep-what-you-need-to-know/ Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:25:30 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=1343 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/sudep-what-you-need-to-know/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/sudep-what-you-need-to-know/feed/ 0 <p>Learn about Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) and what preventative steps to take.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/sudep-what-you-need-to-know/">SUDEP: What You Need to Know</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Learn about Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) and what preventative steps to take. ]]> Seizing Life clean 26:31 Epilepsy Surgery: Is it right for you? https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-surgery-is-it-right-for-you/ Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:18:58 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=1254 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-surgery-is-it-right-for-you/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-surgery-is-it-right-for-you/feed/ 0 <p>Brain Surgery as an epilepsy treatment? Learn about what you should consider before you decide.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-surgery-is-it-right-for-you/">Epilepsy Surgery: Is it right for you?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Brain Surgery as an epilepsy treatment? Learn about what you should consider before you decide. ]]> Seizing Life clean 24:26 CBD and Epilepsy: A Promising Treatment https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/cbd-and-epilepsy-a-promising-treatment/ Wed, 06 Mar 2019 19:41:36 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=1191 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/cbd-and-epilepsy-a-promising-treatment/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/cbd-and-epilepsy-a-promising-treatment/feed/ 0 <p>Discover why CBD can be an effective treatment for some forms of epilepsy with Dr. Laura Lubbers, Chief Scientific Officer at CURE.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/cbd-and-epilepsy-a-promising-treatment/">CBD and Epilepsy: A Promising Treatment</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Discover why CBD can be an effective treatment for some forms of epilepsy with Dr. Laura Lubbers, Chief Scientific Officer at CURE. ]]> Seizing Life clean 25:02 Epilepsy Genetics: Testing Can Make a Difference https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-genetics-testing-can-make-a-difference/ Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:42:16 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=1041 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-genetics-testing-can-make-a-difference/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-genetics-testing-can-make-a-difference/feed/ 0 <p>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</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-genetics-testing-can-make-a-difference/">Epilepsy Genetics: Testing Can Make a Difference</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> 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 ]]> Seizing Life clean 26:05 Epilepsy and IEPs: Supermoms to the Rescue https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-and-ieps-supermoms-to-the-rescue/ Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:13:50 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=611 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-and-ieps-supermoms-to-the-rescue/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-and-ieps-supermoms-to-the-rescue/feed/ 0 <p>Discover how developing individualized education plans (IEPs) can help children with epilepsy and special needs thrive in the classroom.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/epilepsy-and-ieps-supermoms-to-the-rescue/">Epilepsy and IEPs: Supermoms to the Rescue</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Discover how developing individualized education plans (IEPs) can help children with epilepsy and special needs thrive in the classroom. ]]> Seizing Life clean 24:15 20+ Years of Impact: From the Kitchen Table to Cutting-Edge Research https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/20-years-of-impact-from-the-kitchen-table-to-cutting-edge-research/ Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:17:52 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=881 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/20-years-of-impact-from-the-kitchen-table-to-cutting-edge-research/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/20-years-of-impact-from-the-kitchen-table-to-cutting-edge-research/feed/ 0 <p>CURE Founder Susan Axelrod details how desperation lead her to reshape the epilepsy research and how the field has evolved since her organization began.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/20-years-of-impact-from-the-kitchen-table-to-cutting-edge-research/">20+ Years of Impact: From the Kitchen Table to Cutting-Edge Research</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> CURE Founder Susan Axelrod details how desperation lead her to reshape the epilepsy research and how the field has evolved since her organization began. ]]> Seizing Life clean 27:49 A Mind Unraveled, a Memoir by Kurt Eichenwald https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/a-mind-unraveled-a-memoir-by-kurt-eichenwald/ Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:30:24 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=806 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/a-mind-unraveled-a-memoir-by-kurt-eichenwald/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/a-mind-unraveled-a-memoir-by-kurt-eichenwald/feed/ 0 <p>Kurt Eichenwald tells his gripping story about living with intractable epilepsy, as well as what inspired him to write his book A Mind Unraveled.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/a-mind-unraveled-a-memoir-by-kurt-eichenwald/">A Mind Unraveled, a Memoir by Kurt Eichenwald</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Kurt Eichenwald tells his gripping story about living with intractable epilepsy, as well as what inspired him to write his book A Mind Unraveled. ]]> Seizing Life clean 23:45 Inspiring Kindness and Sparking Friendships Through Empathy https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/inspiring-kindness-and-sparking-friendships-through-empathy/ Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:45:01 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=620 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/inspiring-kindness-and-sparking-friendships-through-empathy/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/inspiring-kindness-and-sparking-friendships-through-empathy/feed/ 0 <p>In this episode, The Nora Project co-founder and executive director, Lauren Schrero discusses how to teach students to be compassionately curious about differences.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/inspiring-kindness-and-sparking-friendships-through-empathy/">Inspiring Kindness and Sparking Friendships Through Empathy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> In this episode, The Nora Project co-founder and executive director, Lauren Schrero discusses how to teach students to be compassionately curious about differences. ]]> Seizing Life clean 23:10 Married with Children…with Epilepsy https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/married-with-children-with-epilepsy/ Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:41:04 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=618 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/married-with-children-with-epilepsy/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/married-with-children-with-epilepsy/feed/ 0 <p>Kelly speaks with her husband, Miguel, about navigating the challenges that come with raising a child with epilepsy and how they keep their marriage going strong.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/married-with-children-with-epilepsy/">Married with Children…with Epilepsy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> Kelly speaks with her husband, Miguel, about navigating the challenges that come with raising a child with epilepsy and how they keep their marriage going strong. ]]> Seizing Life clean Welcome to Seizing Life https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/welcome-to-seizing-life/ Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:37:26 +0000 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizinglife/?p=616 https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/welcome-to-seizing-life/#respond https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/welcome-to-seizing-life/feed/ 0 <p>CURE Board Member Kelly Cervantes brings you inspirational and helpful stories about epilepsy, how it impacts lives, and the search for a cure.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/welcome-to-seizing-life/">Welcome to Seizing Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cureepilepsy.org">CURE Epilepsy</a>.</p> CURE Board Member Kelly Cervantes brings you inspirational and helpful stories about epilepsy, how it impacts lives, and the search for a cure. ]]> Seizing Life clean 3:23