Seizing Life, a CURE Epilepsy podcast hosted by Kelly Cervantes, aims to inspire empathy & give hope as we search for a cure for epilepsy. Together, we can find a cure. We can seize life.
Elissa Moore recounts her son Cormac’s journey to a diagnosis and details the challenges they encountered in pursuit of the right treatment for his epilepsy.
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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
A newly diagnosed patient educates herself on epilepsy to advocate for the treatment and therapy that works best for her.
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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
In the finale of our 4-part series exploring the drug development process, we get the patient perspective on participating in clinical trials.
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In the third of our 4-part series exploring the drug development process, we share what patients should know about participating in clinical trials.
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On this episode of Seizing Life, Libby Boyce and Jessica Brandes, two mothers who each lost a son to SUDEP, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, discuss transforming tragedy and grief into action.
Kelly and Miguel Cervantes discuss coping with the impacts and challenges of parenting a child with special needs in a never-seen episode recorded in November 2018.
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Seizures explained simply. Explore how they happen, why they look different from person to person, and why different treatments options work for different people.
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After a military training accident, doctors worked tirelessly to fix this Marine’s hand. But the bigger consequence, the risk of post-traumatic epilepsy, went unnoticed.
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