- Justin Fields, who has raised skepticism throughout the draft process despite a remarkable career at Ohio State (not to mention his considerable athletic traits), revealed to teams that he is managing epilepsy, a neurologic disorder that can sometimes trigger seizures.
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Apr 21, 2021 · OSU QB Justin Fields has confirmed to NFL teams during the pre-draft process that he is managing epilepsy – a neurological disorder that can cause seizures, per me and @TomPelissero. It has not ...
Apr 21, 2021 · Sources say teams became aware during the pre-draft process that Fields manages epilepsy -- a neurological disorder that can cause seizures, but hasn't affected Fields' football career and doctors...
Apr 21, 2021 · Fields has not missed games because of epilepsy, which has affected other members of his family. The former Ohio State quarterback has indicated he does not battle seizures, so long as he takes ...
Apr 30, 2021 · Fields told the Chicago media today that he has never missed a practice or game since he was diagnosed with epilepsy in ninth grade. “It has had zero impact on football,” Fields said.
May 14, 2021 · Chicago Bears QB Justin Fields is one of the highest-profile people ever with epilepsy. It could be a landmark moment for others with the disorder.
Apr 30, 2021 · New Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields said Friday his epilepsy diagnosis has had "zero effect on football." Fields, who was diagnosed with epilepsy in the ninth grade, takes medication to ...
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Apr 27, 2021 · Dr. David Chao: “There has been a lot of question marks about Justin Fields’ health and medical condition, from the rib to the hip-pointer injuries, to now the discovery of epilepsy. In reality, there is very little real concern…. The epilepsy or seizure disorder really isn’t a big concern. It’s a childhood seizure disorder, he’s on medication, he’s well-controlled, he had no episodes in college, and usually you grow out of it.
Apr 21, 2021 · Rapoport also reported that there’s a very real chance Fields outgrows the condition. OSU QB Justin Fields has confirmed to NFL teams during the pre-draft process that he is managing epilepsy – a neurological disorder that can cause seizures, per me and @TomPelissero. It has not affected football & doctors believe he’ll outgrow it as his other family members have.
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