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Video Series: Women Succeeding with Epilepsy

Navigating life with epilepsy can present many challenges, particularly for women. Whether a woman has epilepsy or cares for a loved one, she often has to balance epilepsy with her responsibilities as a mother, wife and healthcare decision maker for the family.

The "Women Succeeding with Epilepsy" video series highlights the stories of two women who are living well with epilepsy. Their stories will both educate and inspire you.

While these women and their families have experienced ups and downs, they have also learned how to successfully navigate life with epilepsy by:

  • Seeking medical care with the goal of seizure freedom and minimal medication side effects
  • Setting and achieving life goals for themselves and their family members

Watch the videos below for information on epilepsy, expert advice and more.

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