Dravet Syndrome

By: Natalie L. Boehm, MBA, RBLP-T What is Dravet Syndrome? According to the Dravet Syndrome Foundation, Dravet Syndrome, also known as Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI), is a rare form of retractable epilepsy that begins in infancy. Dravet Syndrome then proceeds with accumulating morbidity that significantly impacts individuals throughout their lifetime (Dravet Syndrome Foundation, […]

Clonic Seizures

By: Brandon Khalil and Natalie L. Boehm, MBA, RBLP-T Photo from www.shutterstock.com What are Clonic seizures? Clonic seizures are the repetitive jerking movements of the muscles in the body. These motor systems can affect the whole body or just specific parts, such as the arms and legs. Clonic seizures are rare and more often occur […]

Living Healthy with Dr. Kate: Decreasing stress for those with Epilepsy

Join The Defeating Epilepsy Foundation’s CEO and Founder Natalie Boehm, MBA in welcoming Kate Couchman, as they discuss the importance of alleviating stress when battling epilepsy. Kate is a health coach in South Africa who specializes in helping people with epilepsy gain control of their seizures and regain their energy, independence, and freedom.

Defeating Epilepsy with Dr. Ian Bone: The Stigma and Fear of Epilepsy

Join the Defeating Epilepsy Foundation’s CEO & Founder, Natalie Boehm in welcoming Dr. Bone, as they discuss how fear and stigmatization affect the epilepsy community. Dr. Bone is the author of the book Sacred Lives: An account of the history, cultural associations, and social impact of epilepsy. He has also been a consulting neurologist for […]

Sexual Health and Epilepsy

Welcome to our Sexual Health and Epilepsy Series as our founder Natalie Boehm defines what sexual health is, the importance of practicing safe sex, socioeconomic factors, the risk of pregnancy complications, and resources to practice safe sex.

Defeating Epilepsy and Stacii Floyd: Making Music while Battling Epilepsy

Join the Defeating Epilepsy Foundation’s CEO & Founder, Natalie Boehm in welcoming Stacii Floyd, as they discuss Stacii’s work and his efforts to increase epilepsy awareness. Stacii is a music producer and engineer. He is also the founder of Brainstorming Epilepsy Festival, which helps to bring the community together and help those who are battling […]