80 episodes

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.

Seizing Life CURE Epilepsy

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    • 4.8 • 42 Ratings

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.

    Infantile Spasms – Part 1: A Medical Emergency

    Infantile Spasms – Part 1: A Medical Emergency

    This week on Seizing Life®, we focus on infantile spasms (IS), a rare and particularly severe epilepsy syndrome that typically begins within the first year of life. Our panel of experts addresses everything you need to know about IS, from

    • 29 min
    A Family’s Epilepsy Journey: From Diagnosis to Surgery

    A Family’s Epilepsy Journey: From Diagnosis to Surgery

    This week on Seizing Life we speak with Daniel, Paula and David Allbeck about their family’s journey with epilepsy from Daniel’s initial diagnosis over 15 years ago to the results of his recent brain surgery.

    • 33 min
    Post-Traumatic Epilepsy and Our Veterans: Impact, Research, and Hope

    Post-Traumatic Epilepsy and Our Veterans: Impact, Research, and Hope

    This week on Seizing Life ® we focus on traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) in veterans with Dr. Lauren Harte-Hargrove, Associate Director of Research at CURE Epilepsy, who shares insights on CURE Epilepsy’s Post-Traumatic Epilepsy initiative. We

    • 31 min
    SUDEP: What To Know and What To Do

    SUDEP: What To Know and What To Do

    In observance of SUDEP Action Day on Wednesday, October 20, we speak with Dr. Elizabeth Donner about all aspects of SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy). In this thorough and thoughtful discussion, Dr. Donner explains what SUDEP is, what we

    • 29 min
    A Brave Little Girl’s Journey with Sturge-Weber Syndrome

    A Brave Little Girl’s Journey with Sturge-Weber Syndrome

    Today on Seizing Life®, we speak with Cindy and Elvin Angulo about their daughter Vera’s Sturge-Weber Syndrome diagnosis and its connection to epilepsy.

    • 26 min
    One Family, Two Different Epilepsy Diagnoses

    One Family, Two Different Epilepsy Diagnoses

    The numerous types of seizures and the widely varying impacts of epilepsy are two key factors contributing to the public’s misunderstanding of the condition. This week on Seizing Life® we speak with parents who have two children with epilepsy that

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

StertheKerr ,

You were a beacon of light and hope during a very dark time.

You both have changed our lives for the better by sharing your journey with your beautiful daughter. We were devastated when our daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy. You both open up your lives to help others was the beacon of light we were desperately looking for. I could never express our appreciation in words how grateful we are to you and the work you are doing. Thank you! Thank you for being the voice for those who live with epilepsy.💜

Realtor_Mom ,

Great information!

Thank you for this continued information! We need all the information about epilepsy. Not enough information out there and surprisingly...even in the medical field!

Domanders ,

A Much Needed Podcast

I love the informative and honest information in Seizing Life. As a parent to a child who has seizures, this is the first resource that makes me feel like we're not alone in this journey.

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