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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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Living with Epilepsy
November 20, 2019

#28 Establishing Your New Normal with Epilepsy

Guest: Meg Busing

Listen to one woman’s story about how developing epilepsy can suddenly change your “normal” in drastic ways.

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November 6, 2019

#27 You Don’t Have to Be a Brain Surgeon to Understand Epilepsy Research

Guest: Stacey Pigott

You don’t have to be a neuroscientist to understand epilepsy research.  Learn how people without a science background can be empowered by research.

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October 23, 2019

#26 SUDEP: What You Need To Know (Rebroadcast)

Guest: Tom Stanton

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.

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Living with Epilepsy
October 9, 2019

#25 A Mind Unraveled (Rebroadcast)

Guest: Kurt Eichenwald

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.

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September 25, 2019

#24 Shout from the Rooftops: Your Voice Can Help Find a CURE

Guest: Kelly Cervantes

Kelly Cervantes sits in the guest seat to give fellow advocates tips on making a difference in the battle against epilepsy.

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September 11, 2019

#23 Advocate Like a Champion: Spreading Epilepsy Awareness and Standing Up for Research

Guest: Andrew Sterr

Learn how this college student battles epilepsy stigma by speaking up and advocating like a champion.

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August 28, 2019

#22 Growing Pains: Living with a Sibling with Epilepsy

Guest: Marilynn Kelly Gardner and Michael Axelrod

Find out how growing up around siblings with epilepsy shapes children’s lives.

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August 14, 2019

#21 Fight Stigma: You’re Never Too Young To Be a Hero

Guest: Henry and Nancy Iida

Henry is a teen on a mission to battle epilepsy stigma and support organizations working toward a cure.

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July 31, 2019

#20 What to Expect When You’re Expecting…as a Woman with Epilepsy

Guest: Caroline McAteer

In this episode, learn about the family planning steps one mom took to safely manage her epilepsy while pregnant.

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