The one fact which the Lamarckians can produce in their favour is the account of experiments by Brown-Sequard, in which he produced epilepsy in guinea-pigs by section of the large nerves or spinal cord, and in the course of which he was led to believe that in a few rare instances the artificially produced epilepsy and mutilation of the nerves was transmitted.
The oxide has been given in epilepsy and chorea.
The demon theory of disease is still attested by some of our medical terms; epilepsy (Gr.
Its most striking success is in epilepsy, for which it is the specific remedy.
It may be given in doses of from ten to fifty grains or more, and may be continued without ill effect for long periods in grave cases of epilepsy (grand mal).
The conditions in which bromides are most frequently used are insomnia, epilepsy, whooping-cough, delirium tremens, asthma, migraine, laryngismus stridulus, the symptoms often attendant upon the climacteric in women, hysteria, neuralgia, certain nervous disorders of the heart, strychnine poisoning, nymphomania and spermatorrhoea.
His chief works were First Lines of the Practice of Physic (1774); Institutions of Medicine (1770); and Synopsis Nosologicae Medicae (1785), which contained his classification of diseases into four great classes - (t) Pyrexiae, or febrile diseases, as typhus fever; (2) Neuroses, or nervous diseases, as epilepsy; (3) Cachexiae, or diseases resulting from bad habit of body, as scurvy; L and (4) Locales, or local diseases, as cancer.
Otherwise, reference was made for an interpretation to the pontifices in olden times,afterwards frequently to the Sibylline books,or the Etruscan haruspices, when the incident was not already provided for by a rule, as, for example, that it was unlucky for a person leaving his house to meet a raven, that the sudden death of a person from epilepsy at a public meeting was a sign to break up the assembly.
Similarly Karl Hoffmann of Wiirzburg wasted his appreciations of the newer schools of developmental biology in fanciful notions of human diseases as reversions to normal stages of lower animals; scrofula being for him a reversion to the insect, rickets to the mollusc, epilepsy to the oscillaria, and so forth.
Frequent intermarriage, often so far within the prohibited degress as to require a papal dispensation, may possibly explain the weakened vitality of the Portuguese royal family, which was now subject to epilepsy, insanity and premature decay.
An MRI scan can detect an abnormality in 80 per cent of people with epilepsy undergoing the test.
epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes.
epilepsy sufferers or pacemaker wearers.
epilepsy surgery was the comparator were excluded.
epilepsy medication may affect your folic acid needs.
stigma of epilepsy.
Modern MRI will frequently reveal the abnormality underlying the epilepsy.
aetiologyas no significant relationship between diet efficacy and seizure type, age of onset or etiology of epilepsy.
These include: alcohol -- excess alcohol can trigger a seizure -- even in people without epilepsy.
For collecting alms by falsely claiming to suffer from epilepsy, Jennings is put into the stocks, which Harman calls " condign punishment.
In patients without these features longer periods of post-traumatic amnesia increase the risk of epilepsy.
This is one of the group of medicines called anticonvulsants which are used to treat epilepsy.
antidepressant drugs may trigger seizures in some people with epilepsy.
This movement attempted to develop an alternative to the Victorian practice of placing people with epilepsy in mental asylums.
Hippocampal atrophy is usually the most common finding in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy who are surgically treated.
More information on seizure types There has been criticism that the word ' brainstorming ' is offensive to people with epilepsy.
Benign epilepsy syndromes include benign infantile encephalopathy and benign neonatal convulsions.
Some consider this syndrome, rather than benign familial neonatal convulsions, as the earliest expression of idiopathic generalized epilepsy.
daytime drowsiness in people with epilepsy was not always due to the side effects of some anti-epileptic drugs.
Only about 50% of patients with epilepsy will have demonstrable, diagnostic abnormalities on their first EEG recording.
Chronic epilepsy All hospital studies of newly diagnosed epilepsy have consistently demonstrated that 20 - 30% of patients do not enter remission 1-3.
The difficulties of diagnosing epilepsy Epilepsy can be difficult to diagnose in anyone.
diagnosis of epilepsy can have a huge impact on lifestyle.
Epilepsy in your queue of no eagerly nodded available Valium diazepam.
disastrous consequences for some people with epilepsy.
Epilepsy Action has expressed extreme concern at the news of the sudden and immediate discontinuation of the Emeside capsules.
drug prescribed for epilepsy, can cause gum problems.
This paper describes a group of patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy of adult onset.
People with photosensitive epilepsy should consider limiting the time they spend watching TV or computer monitors.
The teams studied the genetic make-up of the members of 44 families where at least one member of the family had juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.
refractory epilepsy may cause difficulty in a number of areas described in the previous chapter.
The researchers identified three factors that increase the risk of having intractable epilepsy.
They also found that patients who had temporal lobe epilepsy had a massive loss of cells around the hippocampus.
Woolley also commented on the research from the perspective of catamenial epilepsy, a seizure pattern linked to a women's menstrual cycle.
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The authors conclude that the outcome of childhood epilepsy is closely related to its early course.
Epilepsy in children Investigating the causes of childhood absence epilepsy in children Investigating the causes of childhood absence epilepsy.
This is particularly true of the early onset epilepsy syndromes, both those that are focal and those that are generalized in onset.
Similarly improved drugs for the control of epilepsy has decreased the hazards of status epileptics.
Drugs to treat epilepsy are called anti-epileptics or anti- epileptics or anti- epileptic medicines.
epileptic in origin and a single isolated seizure should not result in a diagnosis of epilepsy.
etiology of epilepsy Epilepsy is often, but not always, the result of an underlying brain disease.
And in the 19th century came reports of a doctor in India using hashish as a cure for epilepsy.
Please note that some medical conditions preclude certain drivers from taking part, e.g. hemophilia or epilepsy.
high frequencyance in cognitive testing was linked with female gender, temporal lobe epilepsy and a high seizure frequency.
hippocampus in temporal lobe epilepsy has continued.
I take pills for my epilepsy as well as these sleeping pills and I am totally hooked on them now.
hyperventilation in patients with proven epilepsy.
idiopathic epilepsy - where the underlying cause is unknown.
impedance tomography a new imaging technique for epilepsy All imaging methods in use today have their limitations.
Blood clots (infarcts) and hemorrhages in the brain About 10 per cent of all brain infarcts cause epilepsy.
The Epilepsy Unit is situated in the grounds of the western infirmary in the west end of Glasgow.
inherit a genetic predisposition toward epilepsy but in most cases there is no family history of epilepsy.
Epilepsy itself is only inherited in a few very rare instances.
international reputation in the treatment of epilepsy.
intractable epilepsy, took part.
For many patients with medically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy, surgical intervention may be the only chance for patients to be rendered seizure-free.
The stigma surrounding epilepsy can make some feel less outgoing and socially isolated.
Also, some men and women with epilepsy will have a reduced libido, that is their sex drive may be reduced.
Adults with epilepsy who were having a temporal lobectomy took part in the study.
If you are on this class of drugs for underlying epilepsy you should not discontinue this medication without first consulting your doctor.
In particular, it targets children with developmental disabilities including mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, learning difficulties and epilepsy.
mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.
The hole measured over 112 inches by about 1 inch, and was possibly intended to relieve migraine or epilepsy.
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misdiagnosed epilepsy or over-prescribed drugs in 170 children.
misdiagnosed with epilepsy.
misdiagnosed as epilepsy.
In children and adults fainting is commonly misdiagnosed as epilepsy.
Vertigo Vertigo has many causes, but is often paroxysmal, and as a result is sometimes misdiagnosed as epilepsy.
monogenic forms of febrile convulsions some patients have a higher risk of developing epilepsy than the general population.
myoclonus epilepsy and childhood absence epilepsy.
Are you taking carbamazepine (used to treat epilepsy or facial neuralgia - severe pain attacks in the face )?
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The authors looked at patients who developed NEAD after having intracranial neurosurgery for reasons other than the control of refractory epilepsy.
The authors conclude that NEAD may develop after intracranial neurosurgery, carried out for reasons other than the control of refractory epilepsy.
occipital lobe epilepsy.
Nevertheless, any persons using a pacemaker, or having any history of epilepsy, would be advised to avoid this circuit.
pancreatitis associated with valproic acid therapy for epilepsy.
Methods The charts of 11 children followed in the epilepsy clinic with valproic acid-induced pancreatitis were retrospectively reviewed.
Benign childhood epilepsy with occipital paroxysms: a 15-year prospective study.
patients with epilepsy have problems with developing speech and language.
Neurontin steady-state pharmacokinetics are similar for healthy subjects and patients with epilepsy receiving anti-epileptic agents.
pharmacokinetics in elderly patients with epilepsy.
It is important to realize that flashing lights, television sets and computer games do not make a person photosensitive or cause epilepsy.
photosensitive epilepsy should consider limiting the time they spend watching TV or computer monitors.
However, with a few sensible precautions, people with epilepsy can enjoy all the benefits of swimming quite safely.
pregnant women with epilepsy should be treated with special care.
prognosis of typical childhood absence epilepsy: remission or progression to juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.
psychopathology of people with mental handicap and epilepsy.
Both a family history of epilepsy and a family history of psychosis were also significant risk factors for schizophrenia and schizophrenia-like psychosis.
Epilepsy and its treatment can also affect female health in several ways including puberty, periods, fertility, contraception or pregnancy.
Specific group II metabotropic glutamate receptor activation inhibits the development of kindled epilepsy in rats.
refractory partial epilepsy over the age of 12.
This paper evaluated which patients with evidence of medically refractory bitemporal epilepsy were potentially good candidates for surgical intervention.
The drama tells the story of Prince John, the young royal who was hidden away from society because of his epilepsy.
scanner solely dedicated to the diagnosis of epilepsy.
Surgery to remove the source of seizures in the hippocampus can cure temporal lobe epilepsy in patients with hippocampal sclerosis.
Large amounts of any liquid, even water, can trigger a seizure in a person with epilepsy.
sensible precautions, people with epilepsy can enjoy all the benefits of swimming quite safely.
sniffing solvents over a longer period of time could make someone's epilepsy worse.
There is also a strong possibility that sniffing solvents over a longer period of time could make someone's epilepsy worse.
This may be your family doctor, epilepsy specialist or epilepsy specialist nurse.
They found that abnormal sperm was more often found in the men with epilepsy.
Abnormal neuroimaging in patients with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes.
good job skills will stand you in good stead, whether you have epilepsy or not.
strange to think of my dad having epilepsy.
In this study, the authors evaluated the usefulness of cardiovascular tests for diagnosing convulsive syncope in patients with apparent refractory epilepsy.
syncope in patients with apparent refractory epilepsy.
Epilepsy (or abnormal EEGs) - often going back to early teenage.
teenagers with epilepsy may become lazy or deliberately not take their pills as an act of rebellion against their parents over involvement.
temporal lobe epilepsy.
Investigation of the neuronal aggregate generating seizures in the rat tetanus toxin model of epilepsy.
Electrical impedance tomography a new imaging technique for epilepsy All imaging methods in use today have their limitations.
This paper is therefore of interest, as it suggests that there might be a causal relationship between chronic toxoplasmosis and cryptogenic epilepsy.
trigger a seizure in a person with epilepsy.
underlie MRI will frequently reveal the abnormality underlying the epilepsy.
unexpected death accounted for 18% of all deaths among patients with epilepsy.
Even when the injury has healed, scar tissue can cause epilepsy by making electrical activity unstable in that area of the brain.
In elderly patients with epilepsy, clinically unsuspected cerebral infarcts are often demonstrable on CT scanning 8.
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Thus, for example, as generations succeed one another, nervous disorders appear in various guise; epilepsy, megrim, insanity, asthma, hysteria, neurasthenia, a motley array at first sight, seemed to reveal themselves as terms of a morbid series; not only so, but certain disorders of other systems also might be members of the series, such as certain diseases of the skin, and even peculiar susceptibilities or immunities in respect of infections from without.
for "breath" or "breeze"), a term used in old days to denote a supposed ethereal emanation from a volatile substance; applied later to the "electrical aura," or air-current caused by electrical discharge; in epilepsy to one of its premonitory symptoms; and in spiritualism to a mysterious light associated with the presence of spirit-forms. See also Aureola.
The US license is for refractory partial epilepsy over the age of 12.
NSE has the only MRI scanner solely dedicated to the diagnosis of epilepsy.
He very rarely gets an attack of epilepsy, which can be easily controlled with a sedative drug injection.
Title: Remote symptomatic epilepsy does seizure severity increase mortality?
There is also a strong possibility that sniffing solvents over a longer period of time could make someone 's epilepsy worse.
Good job skills will stand you in good stead, whether you have epilepsy or not.
What has not yet disappeared is the social stigma of epilepsy.
At first it was strange to think of my dad having epilepsy.
Some teenagers with epilepsy may become lazy or deliberately not take their pills as an act of rebellion against their parents over involvement.
I do not have any symptoms of schizophrenia or temporal lobe epilepsy.
Cortisol, thyroid and GH deficient, epilepsy, retinal aplasia, tetralogy of fallots (repaired).
Sudden unexpected death accounted for 18% of all deaths among patients with epilepsy.
Additionally, they can not have had an organ transplant in the past 10 years or have a history of cancer, lupus, epilepsy, and other disorders.
Many people with anxiety, insomnia, epilepsy, headaches, and ADD have found relief with this herb.
Some epilepsy drugs seem to help with cocaine addiction.
The drug is most commonly prescribed for anti-anxiety, epilepsy and panic disorder.
Myoclonus epilepsy with ragged-red fibers (MERRF).
Physicians may administer tests to rule out conditions other than fever that could have caused the seizure, such as epilepsy, meningitis, or encephalitis.
Children who suffer from recurrent febrile seizures are not diagnosed with epilepsy, a seizure disorder that is not caused by fever.
Individuals with epilepsy are not thought to be particularly susceptible to VGRS, and no lasting neurological damage had as of 2004 been linked to these seizures.
This group includes asthma, epilepsy, and ulcerative colitis.
Before the advent of perinatology training, women with medical problems such as chronic hypertension, diabetes, and epilepsy were advised to not get pregnant because they could die.
Children and adolescents who have had a severe head injury and who have epilepsy may be at greater risk of developing these disorders.
Functional MRI is being researched to image neurologic disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), delayed cognitive development, and epilepsy.
Sometimes bed-wetting can be caused by a serious medical problem like diabetes, sickle-cell anemia, or epilepsy.
Epilepsy occurs in 2-5 percent of those who have had a head injury; it is much more common in people who have had severe or penetrating injuries.
Most cases of epilepsy appear right after the accident or within the first year and become less likely with increased time following the accident.
With epilepsy, convulsions and muscle weakness precede the loss of skin color.
An electroencephalogram (EEG) that records electrical activity in the brain is normal in all forms of BHS, whereas it may be abnormal with epilepsy.
There are several different types of epilepsy.
Different drugs work best on different types of epilepsy.
Although epilepsy is a collective term for a variety of different types of seizures, all forms of epilepsy start with a random discharge of nerve impulses into the brain.
People should consult specific references for full information regarding the interactions of all drugs that may be used to treat epilepsy.
Valproic acid and sodium valproate interact with many of the other drugs used to treat epilepsy.
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome-A severe form of epilepsy that is characterized by the onset in early childhood of frequent seizures of multiple types and by developmental delay.
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One type of epilepsy is linked to celiac disease.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), about one third of children with ASDs eventually develop epilepsy.
The behavior cannot be accounted for by another mental disorder, substance abuse, medication side effects, or such general medical conditions as epilepsy or head injuries.
In some cases the doctor may order imaging studies or refer the person to a neurologist to rule out brain tumors, traumatic injuries of the nervous system, epilepsy, or similar physical conditions.
It is sometimes mistakenly identified by physicians for epilepsy.
Developed to treat epilepsy, anticonvulsants were found to relieve pain as well.
M., et al. "Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, Migraine, and Epilepsy: A Common Underlying Disorder?"
CMV interferes with normal fetal development and can cause mental retardation, blindness, deafness, or epilepsy in these infants.
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The drug should not be used when there is a past history of seizures or a family history of epilepsy.
S., et al. "Effects of epilepsy on autonomic nervous system and respiratory function tests."
Epilepsy and Behavior 5, no. 4 (2004): 513-6.
These pediculicides should not be used on children under two; near broken skin, eyes, or mucous membranes; in the bathtub or shower; by those with allergies, asthma, epilepsy, or certain other medical conditions.
Because some types of medications (for example some drugs used to treat epilepsy) have been linked to increased risk of clefts, women who take medications for chronic illnesses should check with their doctors before they become pregnant.
Methylphenidate is also affected by epilepsy, Tourette's syndrome, glaucoma, high blood pressure, psychosis, severe anxiety, and tics.
Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain characterized by recurrent seizures that may include repetitive muscle jerking called convulsions.
There are more than 20 different seizure disorders, although epilepsy is the most familiar.
In addition, non-convulsive epilepsy can impair physical coordination, vision, and other senses.
Epilepsy affects 2.5 million Americans of all ages, and of those, 25 percent of all cases develop before the age of five.
Though the incidence rate for children is in the early 2000s trending down, epilepsy remains a significant problem for many children.
In all people, the risk of developing epilepsy is approximately 1 percent.
In addition, males are somewhat more likely to develop epilepsy than females, and African-Americans are more likely to develop it than Caucasians.
The incidence of epilepsy is greater in those who are socioeconomically disadvantaged.
The cause of 70 percent of new cases of epilepsy is unknown (idiopathic).
Epilepsy sometimes is the result of trauma at birth.
Some people who have epilepsy have more than one type of seizure.
For children who have been diagnosed with epilepsy, the doctor should give guidelines about when to call.
The electroencephalogram (EEG) is the main test used to diagnose epilepsy.
Seventy percent of individuals with epilepsy can be expected to go into remission, which is defined as five or more years without seizures while on medication.
However, in 10 percent of new epilepsy cases, the seizures are not controlled by medication.
Some physicians recommend avoidance of swimming in children with epilepsy.
Epileptologist-A physician who specializes in the treatment of epilepsy.
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The ketogenic diet is an eating plan often followed by people with epilepsy, but it is usually recommended for children, not adults.
It is an anti-convulsant medicine used primarily to treat epilepsy and other seizure disorders.
A low-carbohydrate and high fat diet known as the ketogenic diet is used to treat epilepsy.
This diet is most often used for children, but can also be followed by adults with epilepsy.
A ketogenic diet menu is generally advised only for children suffering with epilepsy whose condition cannot be controlled through the use of known medications.
Epilepsy is a serious and frightening condition for children to face.
While the ketogenic diet is generally meant for children, adults who suffer with epilepsy can choose to follow a similar diet.
Epilepsy: Frequency and severity of seizures determines the how risky an insurer will regard an epileptic traveler.
Early on in his musical career, Ian Curtis was diagnosed with epilepsy, and his dancing style onstage rather disturbingly mirrored the fits he would have offstage.
The new emperor F erdi- was personally amiable, but so enfeebled by epilepsy n and 1.
Hellebore was likewise considered beneficial in cases of gout and epilepsy.
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