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May 11, 2022

#90 Monitoring Mental Health in Kids with Epilepsy

Guest: Madison Berl

We focus on mental health in children and teens with epilepsy. Pediatric neuropsychologist Madison Berl discussers potential issues and what to do.

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FamilyLiving with Epilepsy
May 11, 2022

#90 Monitoring Mental Health in Kids with Epilepsy

Guest: Madison Berl

We focus on mental health in children and teens with epilepsy. Pediatric neuropsychologist Madison Berl discussers potential issues and what to do.

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DietFamily
April 27, 2022

#89 A Remarkable Journey to Seizure Freedom Through the Ketogenic Diet

Guest: Jim Abrahams

This week on Seizing Life® Jim Abrahams, creator of some of the biggest comedy films of all-time, shares his son’s troubling and remarkable epilepsy journey to seizure freedom through the ketogenic diet.

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Living with EpilepsyTypes of Epilepsy
April 13, 2022

#88 A Post-Traumatic Epilepsy Journey: Diagnosis Acceptance Leads to Career Helping Others

Guest: Mark DeFee

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.

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Living with EpilepsyTypes of Epilepsy
March 30, 2022

#87 Finding Solutions and Pursuing Passions with Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Guest: Channing Seideman

This week on Seizing Life ®, Channing Seideman shares her epilepsy story from her first seizure to a diagnosis of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and tells us how she found safe ways to continue skiing and horseback riding.

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Epilepsy and AdvocacyLiving with Epilepsy
March 16, 2022

#86 A Young Woman’s Epilepsy Journey of Acceptance, Empowerment, and Advocacy

Guest: Kiara Mowat

This week on Seizing Life college student Kiara Mowat shares her epilepsy journey from her diagnosis in 2018 at age 14 to her first year in college. Hear this personal epilepsy story from an amazing young woman.

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Living with Epilepsy
March 2, 2022

#85 Addressing and Reducing Epilepsy-Related Deaths

Guest: Gardiner Lapham

Today on Seizing Life®, Gardiner Lapham discusses the creation of PAME (Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy) a group that aims to raise awareness of mortality in epilepsy in order to reduce epilepsy-related deaths.

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HealthcareLiving with Epilepsy
February 16, 2022

#84 Learning to Manage Cognitive Challenges for People with Epilepsy

Guest: Dr. Elaine Kiriakopoulos

Today on Seizing Life®, Dr. Elaine Kiriakopoulos explains the HOBSCOTCH program, a personalized program that helps people with epilepsy manage and improve memory and cognition to lead happier, more productive lives.

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Epilepsy and AdvocacyLiving with Epilepsy
February 2, 2022

#83 Personal Epilepsy Experience Inspires International Epilepsy Advocacy

Guest: Julianna Shinnick

This week in honor of International Epilepsy Day we speak with Julianna Shinnick about epilepsy care, stigma, and advocacy in the Mahenge region of Tanzania in East Africa.

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Epilepsy ResearchLiving with Epilepsy
January 19, 2022

#82 Genetic Testing & Counseling for Epilepsy From Genome to Exome and More

Guest: Lacey Smith

This week on Seizing Life we take a deep dive into genetic testing and counseling; what it is, how it works, what it can provide for patients and families, and what it may promise for the future of epilepsy knowledge and care.

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