With more than 3 million people diagnosed in the country, epilepsy is the third most-common neurological condition in the nation, behind strokes and Alzheimer's disease. And yet, there is a lack of public understanding about it, often leading to stigma and marginalization for those living with the condition. In his new collection of essays, "Voices From The Heart: Lifting the Veil on Epilepsy," Louis Stanislaw and others share their struggles and stories of hope.

Jim Braude was joined by Louis Stanislaw and his father, Joe Stanislaw, to talk about the book and Stanislaw’s documentary "On the Edge: Living with Epilepsy. "