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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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AdvocacyLiving with Epilepsy
November 1, 2023

#128 NYC Marathoner Achieves Seizure Control and Runs for Epilepsy Research

Guest: Peter Burpee

This week on Seizing Life® Peter Burpee shares his experiences with absence and tonic clonic seizures and explains why he’s running for Team CURE Epilepsy in the upcoming NYC Marathon.

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October 18, 2023

#127 Searching for Answers, Providing Support, and Understanding Grief After the Death of a Child

Guest: Dr. Richard Goldstein

This week on Seizing Life® Dr. Richard Goldstein, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, discusses his research into both Sudden Unexpected Death in Pediatrics (SUDP) and the grieving process of bereaved parents.

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FamilyInfantile Spasms
October 4, 2023

#126 Infantile Spasms Diagnosis and Treatment Journey Inspires Children’s Book

Guest: Kate Kostolansky

This week on Seizing Life® Kate Kostolansky shares her daughter’s infantile spasms diagnosis and treatment journey, and explains how these experiences inspired a children’s book to help newly-diagnosed families.

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September 20, 2023

#125 An Extraordinary Life of Autism, Epilepsy, and Advocacy

Guest: Barbara D'Amora

This week on Seizing Life® Barbara D’Amora tells us about her son Nicholas, who lived with autism and epilepsy and became an active and inspirational advocate for the autistic community despite being nonverbal.

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Living with EpilepsyTypes of Epilepsy
September 6, 2023

#124 A Young Woman’s Journey with Jeavons Syndrome

Guest: Kiley Flowers

This week on Seizing Life®, recent college graduate and CURE Epilepsy summer intern Kiley Flowers joins us to talk about Jeavons syndrome and share her personal journey with this rare form of generalized epilepsy.

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August 23, 2023

#123 Pursuing Effective Epilepsy Treatment and Running for Research

Guest: Clare Phelps

This week on Seizing Life® Clare Phelps shares the difficult diagnosis and frustrating treatment journey of her young daughter Sophie, whose epilepsy has so far been treatment resistant.

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AdvocacyLiving with Epilepsy
August 9, 2023

#122 From Hiding Diagnosis to Advocating for Awareness: A Young Woman’s Epilepsy Journey

Guest: Mariah Mayhugh

This week on Seizing Life® Mariah Mayhugh recounts her epilepsy journey, from hiding her diagnosis to becoming a passionate advocate for epilepsy awareness.

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