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May 1, 2024

#137 Older Adults and Epilepsy: the Causes, the Signs, and the Treatments

Guest: Dr. Rebecca O'Dwyer

Dr. Laura O’Dwyer discusses the fastest growing segment of people living with epilepsy, adults over 65 years old. Dr. O’Dwyer provides an overview of the causes of epilepsy in older adults, the subtle signs to look for, and the importance of treatment.

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HealthcareLiving with Epilepsy
May 1, 2024

#137 Older Adults and Epilepsy: the Causes, the Signs, and the Treatments

Guest: Dr. Rebecca O'Dwyer

Dr. Laura O’Dwyer discusses the fastest growing segment of people living with epilepsy, adults over 65 years old. Dr. O’Dwyer provides an overview of the causes of epilepsy in older adults, the subtle signs to look for, and the importance of treatment.

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Living with Epilepsy
April 3, 2024

#136 One Woman’s Epilepsy Journey Through Childhood, Parenting, Discrimination, and Surgery

Guest: Laura Beretsky

This month on Seizing Life® author Laura Beretsky shares her decades-long journey with epilepsy chronicled in her recent memoir Seizing Control.

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FamilyTreatments
March 6, 2024

#135 A Nurse’s Knowledge & A Mother’s Love Leads to Son’s Life-Changing Brain Surgery

Guest: Jamilah Doyle

A mother uses her nursing knowledge to advocate for her son’s epilepsy care and surgery.

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Living with EpilepsyTreatments
February 7, 2024

#134 Artificial Intelligence and Epilepsy: The Promise & Pitfalls of AI in Diagnosis and Treatment

Guest: Dr. Daniel Goldenholz

Dr. Daniel Goldenholz of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center discusses the current and potential impacts of artificial intelligence on epilepsy care.

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FamilyLiving with Epilepsy
January 3, 2024

#133 Best of Seizing Life 2023

Guest: The Tsane Family/Dr. Dave Clarke/Mariah Mayhugh

This week on Seizing Life®, we revisit several compelling conversations from the past year in our Best of Seizing Life 2023 compilation episode.

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Living with EpilepsyTypes of Epilepsy
December 27, 2023

#132 Rare Epilepsy Organizations: Fostering Community and Advancing Research

Guest: Dr. Justin West and Liz Ramirez

This week on Seizing Life® we speak with two rare epilepsy organizations, The KCNT1 Epilepsy Foundation and The Cute Syndrome Foundation, about community, awareness, and advancing research.

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Living with EpilepsyTreatments
December 13, 2023

#131 Regenerative Brain Cell Therapy: One Woman’s Journey to Seizure Freedom

Guest: Annette Adkins

This week on Seizing Life® Annette Adkins discusses the impacts of intractable epilepsy on her life, and how it led her to a regenerative brain cell clinical trial that has brought her a year of seizure freedom.

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Infantile SpasmsResearch
November 29, 2023

#130 Infantile Spasms: The Facts, The Research, and The Hope for the Future

Guest: Dr. Chris Dulla

This week on Seizing Life® epilepsy researcher Dr. Chris Dulla provides information about infantile spasms, from detection and diagnosis to current research and future improvements in treatment.

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HealthcareLiving with Epilepsy
November 15, 2023

#129 Epilepsy in Women: Challenges, Concerns, and Considerations

Guest: Dr. Elizabeth Gerard

This week on Seizing Life® Dr. Elizabeth Gerard discusses concerns specific to women living with epilepsy. From puberty to menstruation, contraception, pregnancy, and menopause, we explore managing epilepsy through all stages of a woman’s life.

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