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34 minutes | Jul 2, 2020
S3E10 The Road Less Travelled
It is easier to do concussion research on male sports injuries. There is funding, political will and interest. But these researchers aren’t concerned with their work being simple. They are determined to wade into the complex to get this research off the ground.
25 minutes | Jul 2, 2020
She’s decided to leave, maybe this time for good. She is starting over. But overwhelmed and without the lens of traumatic brain injury, does she have hope of being helped and understood?
30 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
S3E8 A CONSTANT BUZZING
Bright lights and ambient noises create fuzzy thinking and fatigue. Personality changes, anger and depression. Hear survivors speak their truth as Lin Haag educates about traumatic brain injury and post concussive symptoms.
35 minutes | Jun 17, 2020
S3E7 THE SCALES OF JUSTICE
To a police officer she can appear drunk and combative. To a family court judge she’s disorganized and unfit. In criminal court her trauma goes unrecognized as she sits near the man who tried to take her life.
27 minutes | Jun 10, 2020
S3E6 LIGHT BULB
Only a handful of diligent researchers are looking at the intersection of intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury. Listen as they shatter the silo approach and collaborate to make headway from the ground up.
42 minutes | Jun 3, 2020
S3E5 RULES OF PLAY
For every 1 NHL hockey player that receives a concussion, 5500 Canadian women will experience the same injury. So why has male sports concussion dominated the news, research and policy change?
34 minutes | May 27, 2020
S3E4 A FLASH OF BLACK
She hears a smack, she gasps for breath. His eyes are empty and unrecognizable. She wants to call out but fears this will only incite more anger. This may be the first of many brain injuries she will accumulate at the hands of someone who claims to love her.
13 minutes | May 21, 2020
S3E3 Survivors Guilt
A tale of murder, the courts and a daring escape just in the nick of time.
21 minutes | May 21, 2020
Something’s not right and she feels it. Nothing she says is right and everything is her fault. Confused, She makes herself smaller and quieter. Waiting for the love to return. This subtle and insidious form of manipulation may have happened to you...
30 minutes | May 13, 2020
S3E1 LOVE BOMB
Charming and romantic, these relationships start with a love bomb. In the beginning these women feel excited, loved and safe, but something more menacing lays in wait.
37 minutes | Sep 27, 2019
S2E6 Isn't She Lovely
Encephalitis can steal you away for a weeks, months, years and sometimes even longer. For those in recovery the question remains who am I now? Like any brain injury, it can alter perspective. Change relationships. Delete your memory. Derail your life course and change who you are. Our survivors Ruth, Danika and Kim unveil the rarely explored life after Auto immune encephalitis. This is one you can't miss.
28 minutes | Sep 27, 2019
S2E5 Mama Bears
Three mothers. Two of them wonder if the disease will strike again and one wonders if it will ever loosen its grip. For some caregivers trauma and stress can be a new normal. Loss of income, loss of friends and on-going grief are common. But these three women also have a new crusade and purpose. There is an inherent changing of the guard from parent to fierce advocate. Nesrin, Linda and Deanna are all family caregiver advocates for the antiNMDA foundation. They all opened their world to us for this series.
50 minutes | Sep 26, 2019
S2E4 The Doctor Is In
This episode is pure Dr. Uy. Listen as Dr. Uy follows the arch of this disease from on-set to diagnosis, treatment and research. You can't mis his professional and personal insights. Use this episode as a learning tool or to share with your treating care team.
28 minutes | Sep 26, 2019
S2E3 In The Kaleidoscope
As the flu like symptoms of the first weeks fade, paranoia, fear and aggression take their place. Trapped in another world, our survivors end up on psych wards. This can be an inevitability for encephalitis patients. Hope can feel like it’s slipping away. You come up against a system that has diagnosed you with a mental illness, when lurking underneath is a neurological disorder attacking your brain. Listen to experts, survivors, and caregivers as they take you through the dark days on the psych ward
35 minutes | Sep 26, 2019
S2E2 68 Pounds
She was only 68 pounds on the day of her death. But Analise did not die from her frontal lobe epilepsy, she was murdered. How does illness, religion and science intersect when a real neurological disorder is at the core. Listen to experts, survivors and caregivers in this, my favourite in the series.
27 minutes | Sep 26, 2019
S2E1 The Groton Witch
Had the devil taken hold of Elizabeth Knapp? Elizabeth writhed and screamed. She lunged and screamed with a blasphemous rage. She went silent and had long catatonic periods. Her diagnosis? The devil. In the late 1600’s it didn't take much to cast out as a witch. But what if the reality for these women was a rare auto immune disease? Join us, experts and survivors and find out more.
3 minutes | Sep 5, 2019
Season 2 TEASER
Here’s how it starts. An innocuous flu. A malaise. Within weeks paranoia, hallucinations and sleepless nights. Sometimes hyper sexuality and rage. Next writhing movement and grunts. Anger and torment replaced by vacant stares and silence. Relentless seizures, catatonia and coma. Over 6 episodes I lobe you will take you to the Salem witch trials, modern day exorcisms, and uncover two cases of murder. We will delve into the science, diagnosis and modern treatment and hear the raw and personal stories behind anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis sometimes known as the ‘brain on fire disease’. Join me and our survivors, physician, neuroscientist and loved ones to unpack this elusive neurological condition.
38 minutes | May 20, 2019
S1E4: I Was Like You
Finally, take this amazing opportunity to meet Fred. His story is not just his own, it is a powerful testament to family, love and resilience. Fred’s gratitude and wisdom will have you searching in your own life for the meaning we all crave. This episode concludes season one series!
22 minutes | May 13, 2019
S1E3: The Coach
The family is split up between provinces. JP at Fred’s bedside in Halvar Jonson in Alberta and Elisabeth with Sebastian in B.C. Elisabeth is burning out trying to balance her work, Sebastian and surviving on quick trips to see her JP and Fred. But another crisis is brewing and they will have to face a certain and catastrophic loss. Meet Elisabeth at the precipice of a big change and try not to be in awe of her awesome mix of faith, love, humour and resilience.
23 minutes | May 6, 2019
S1E2: The Storm
Elisabeth, JP and Sebastian stand by and wait at Fred's ICU bed. Elisabeth didn’t have the best hope was sure Fred was in there.The family get news that they are shocked to hear and have to adjust their mental map of Fred’s next phase of recovery.
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