Stories tagged with: Epilepsy

November 15, 2013 - 7:51pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

A local woman wanted to bring awareness to a serious disease by releasing balloons at Riverside Park.

Christina Parmer has suffered from Epilepsy since she was just 3-years-old and four years ago the disease resurfaced causing her to have vicious seizures at random.

"I had one in public one time and we went back out after the seizure in public and the same woman that was there when I had one she had told her friend that I was possessed by the devil and I wouldn't leave my...

August 24, 2013 - 8:16pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

Family, friends, and supporters all rallied around a local girl from New Lexington who has recently undergone brain surgery.

Hannah Marie Wright found out at the age of six that she had epilepsy, a disease that often causes seizures. When she recently suffered from another seizure she was sent to the hospital, where doctors informed her that she had a cancerous tumor at the front of her brain.

"About a month ago I just got brain surgery, so 90 percent of it is gone and I...

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