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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

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The connection between epilepsy and mental health issues is well-established, but is not often addressed during initial diagnosis or evaluated throughout the course of treatment. In this episode, learn how you can approach these conversations with your doctor.

The post Epilepsy and Mental Health: What You Should Know appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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Seizure Tracker is a free app that empowers patients to take an active role in their epilepsy management while making a positive impact on the community at large.

The post Seizure Tracker™: Empowering the Community With Data appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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For decades advocate and educator Pat Gibson has provided patients and families with information and resources to help navigate the unpredictable world of epilepsy care.

The post No One Does It Alone: Finding Support to Navigate the World of Epilepsy Care appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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April 22, 2020 28 min

Hear how one mother is keeping her three children, one of whom has epilepsy, safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The post Parenting, Epilepsy and COVID19 appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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Discover how NINDS funds epilepsy research and fosters collaboration towards cures from Program Director Dr. Vicky Whittemore.

The post NINDS and Its Role in Epilepsy Research appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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Learn about how EEG testing provides essential data for patients, doctors, and researchers battling epilepsy.

The post EEG Testing: Its Critical Role in Epilepsy Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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CURE Taking Flight Grantee Dr. Gemma Carvill explains how genetic research discoveries in the lab can lead to precision care in the doctor’s office.

The post From Lab to Clinic: Genetic Research Is Changing Epilepsy Treatment appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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February 26, 2020 22 min

A leading expert discusses how two newly approved rescue medicines can help epilepsy patients, families, and caregivers in dire moments.

The post New Emergency Meds to the Rescue appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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February 12, 2020 20 min

Explore the impacts and complex challenges of addressing epilepsy in the developing world.

The post Acting Globally to Fight Epilepsy appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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Mike Adamle was a fierce  competitor in both college football and the NFL.  Now, despite a formidable diagnosis, Mike fiercely tackles  life with both epilepsy and CTE.

The post Mike Adamle Tackles Life with PTE and CTE appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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All epilepsy patients and their caregivers should have a seizure action plan, and for those prone to seizure clusters rescue medications are a vital part of that plan. Now two new rescue meds provide greatly improved options.

The post What’s Your Plan? Seizure Clusters and Rescue Medications appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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January 2, 2020 23 min

To celebrate the first year of the Seizing Life podcast, we take a look back at some of our favorite moments with unforgettable guests.

The post The Best of Seizing Life appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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December 18, 2019 27 min
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In honor of Infantile Spasms Awareness Week, we’re rebroadcasting an important episode on this severe pediatric epilepsy.

The post Infantile Spasms: Know the Signs and Take Action (Rebroadcast) appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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November 20, 2019 21 min

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

The post Establishing Your New Normal with Epilepsy appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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

The post You Don’t Have to Be a Brain Surgeon to Understand Epilepsy Research appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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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.

The post SUDEP: What You Need To Know (Rebroadcast) appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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October 9, 2019 23 min

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.

The post A Mind Unraveled (Rebroadcast) appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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

The post Shout from the Rooftops: Your Voice Can Help Find a CURE appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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

The post Advocate Like a Champion: Spreading Epilepsy Awareness and Standing Up for Research appeared first on CURE Epilepsy.

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