Alek Stewart has lived with seizures since he was a teenager. But a sudden and dramatic increase in frequency caused Alek and his wife Brittany to make adjustments to their daily lives, and inspired them to create a community, build epilepsy awareness, and support scientific research.
A newly diagnosed patient educates herself on epilepsy to advocate for the treatment and therapy that works best for her.
We revisit just a few of the amazing conversations from 2020. From growing up with epilepsy to an Army Captain’s battle with PTE, examining the epilepsy/mental health connection and finding hope in genetic research, Seizing Life spoke with a number of insightful and inspiring guests this year – even if we had to do it at a distance.
In the finale of our 4-part series exploring the drug development process, we get the patient perspective on participating in clinical trials.
In the third of our 4-part series exploring the drug development process, we share what patients should know about participating in clinical trials.