This week on Seizing Life®, we focus on infantile spasms (IS), a rare and particularly severe epilepsy syndrome that typically begins within the first year of life. Our panel of experts addresses everything you need to know about IS, from diagnosis, to consultation, to treatment.
This week on Seizing Life ® we focus on traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) in veterans with Dr. Lauren Harte-Hargrove, Associate Director of Research at CURE Epilepsy, who shares insights on CURE Epilepsy’s Post-Traumatic Epilepsy initiative. We also revisit past conversations with two former service members who suffered a TBI in the line of duty and developed PTE as a result of their injuries.
Today on Seizing Life®, we speak with Cindy and Elvin Angulo about their daughter Vera’s Sturge-Weber Syndrome diagnosis and its connection to epilepsy.
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.