Implantable Device Reduces Seizures for Missouri Mom

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Story Summary

Denise Thompson is a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

“My greatest thing in life was raising my kids,” Thompson said.

Thompson has leaned on her family’s support since developing epilepsy after a bad car accident. Epilepsy is one of the most common conditions affecting the brain. It causes seizures, and for about 2 out of 3 people, it can be managed with medication.

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