Seizing Life

Seizing Life

The Seizing Life 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.... Show More

Episodes

Explore how the ketogenic diet can be used to control seizures in some individuals with epilepsy. The post Food for Thought: The Keto Diet and Epilepsy appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

Seizures resulting from traumatic brain injuries continue to impact American veterans with epilepsy long after other combat wounds have healed. The post Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: A Lasting Impact on our Veterans appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

Explore self-contained schools and discover why they are a great option for some students with severe disabilities. The post How Self-Contained Schools Can Help Special Needs Children appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played
April 24, 2019 26 min

Despite 3.4 million Americans being impacted by epilepsy, the public still knows very little about this disorder. Discover the positive impact eliminating stigma can have on those with epilepsy. The post Epilepsy… It’s Complicated appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

Hear how a personal journey inspired a summer camp for kids with epilepsy. The post Epilepsy Summer Camp: Where Kids Can Be Kids appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

A college student with epilepsy offers advice on not only how to survive, but also thrive. The post Epilepsy and College: How to Survive and Thrive appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

Find out how one family impacted by epilepsy is affected daily by the national school nurse shortage. The post School Nurse Shortages: The Challenges Students and Families Face appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played
March 20, 2019 26 min

Learn about Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) and what preventative steps to take. The post SUDEP: What You Need to Know appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

Brain Surgery as an epilepsy treatment? Learn about what you should consider before you decide. The post Epilepsy Surgery: Is it right for you? appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

Discover why CBD can be an effective treatment for some forms of epilepsy with Dr. Laura Lubbers, Chief Scientific Officer at CURE. The post CBD and Epilepsy: A Promising Treatment appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

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 The post Epilepsy Genetics: Testing Can Make a Difference appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

CURE Founder Susan Axelrod details how desperation lead her to reshape the epilepsy research and how the field has evolved since her organization began. The post 20+ Years of Impact: From the Kitchen Table to Cutting-Edge Research appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

Kurt Eichenwald tells his gripping story about living with intractable epilepsy, as well as what inspired him to write his book A Mind Unraveled. The post A Mind Unraveled, a Memoir by Kurt Eichenwald appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

In this episode, The Nora Project co-founder and executive director, Lauren Schrero discusses how to teach students to be compassionately curious about differences. The post Inspiring Kindness and Sparking Friendships Through Empathy appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played
January 22, 2019 24 min

Kelly speaks with her husband, Miguel, about navigating the challenges that come with raising a child with epilepsy and how they keep their marriage going strong. The post Married with Children…with Epilepsy appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played
January 22, 2019 3 min

CURE Board Member Kelly Cervantes brings you inspirational and helpful stories about epilepsy, how it impacts lives, and the search for a cure. The post Welcome to Seizing Life appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

Discover how developing individualized education plans (IEPs) can help children with epilepsy and special needs thrive in the classroom. The post Epilepsy and IEPs: Supermoms to the Rescue appeared first on Seizing Life.

Share
Mark as Played

Chat About Seizing Life

Popular Podcasts

The Ron Burgundy Podcast
The Ron Burgundy Podcast
Will Ferrell reprises his role as Ron Burgundy in his brand new Ron Burgundy Podcast! Each episode has a different theme in which Ron engages in conversation with another notable person on the topic at hand.
Atlanta Monster / Monster: The Zodiac Killer
Atlanta Monster / Monster: The Zodiac Killer
Atlanta Monster / Monster: The Zodiac KillerFrom Tenderfoot TV and HowStuffWorks, 'Monster: The Zodiac Killer' dives into one of the most notorious, unsolved serial killing sprees in history.
The Joe Rogan Experience
The Joe Rogan Experience
Joe Rogan's Weekly Podcast