Epilepsy http://wesa.fm en Steelers Former Offensive Linemen Speaks Out About Stigma of Epilepsy http://wesa.fm/post/steelers-former-offensive-linemen-speaks-out-about-stigma-epilepsy <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Former Steelers offensive lineman and all-pro guard, Alan Faneca returns to Pittsburgh this week, as honorary chairman of the Epilepsy Foundation of Central and Western Pennsylvania’s 25th <strong><a href="http://epilepsyrunwalk.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1062604">Family Fun Run and Walk</a></strong>, taking place Saturday.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Faneca was diagnosed with epilepsy as a teenager in Texas. And despite the condition, he played 13 seasons in the NFL, 10 of which with the Steelers, including a victory over Seattle in Super Bowl XL.</span></p><p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 00:18:29 +0000 Heather McClain 12972 at http://wesa.fm Steelers Former Offensive Linemen Speaks Out About Stigma of Epilepsy