Conn. (WTNH) — November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month — an entire month dedicated to providing support for those coping with epilepsies. 3.4 million people currently live with epilepsy in the U.S.

Dr. Gabriel Martz, Director of the Epilepsy Center at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute, explained the importance of epilepsy awareness and the challenges that people with epilepsy face.

See the full interview with Dr. Martz in the video above