Instagram Live: Conversations With Our Epilepsy Health Leaders
Last updated: March 2023
EpilepsyDisease.com recently hosted our first Instagram Live with our Health Leaders Natalie Beavers, Derra Howard, and Anita Meeks to share their experiences living with epilepsy. Our conversation covered personal experiences with diagnosis, treatment, side effects, mental health, and finding support resources.
Watch the entire Instagram Live below!
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Words of encouragement for the community
To close out our Live chat, we asked our EpilepsyDisease.com Health Leaders to share one piece of encouragement or advice with the epilepsy community. Here's what they shared:
Now we want to hear from you! Community connection and encouragement are so important when living with epilepsy. If you had one word of encouragement to give to those who are affected by epilepsy, what would it be? Click here to share in our Forums.
Looking for more on these topics?
Here are some articles from our Health Leaders and editorial team with more in-depth information on the topics we covered during the Live.
Treatment and side effects
- Epilepsy treatment overview
- Managing treatment side effects
- Stacia writes about experiencing brain fog and mood problems
Emotional and mental health
- Anita's article on self-love
- Derra's article on accepting lack of control with epilepsy
- Gabrielle writes about coping with anxiety and depression
- Mental health resources
Awareness and support resources
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