Epileptic Sentence Examples
In his boyhood he suffered from epileptic fits, and could therefore not receive a regular education.
Two or three associations in London supply male nurses (fees 2 to 4 guineas a week), but there appears to be only one institution, apart from the military and naval services, at which they are systematically trained - namely, the National Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic.
Gowers regards it as the equivalent of a true epileptic attack.
In scaling the second precipice one of the men was seized with an epileptic fit on the ladder.
Charitable and Penal Institutions.-The charitable and penal institutions of the state include the penitentiary at Jefferson City, opened in 1836, which is self-supporting; a training school for boys at Boonville (opened 1889), an industrial home for girls at Chillicothe (established 1887), hospitals for the insane at Fulton (1847), St Joseph (opened 1874), Nevada (1887), and Farmington (1899); a school for the blind at St Louis (opened 1851); a school for the deaf at Fulton (opened 1851); a colony for the feeble-minded and epileptic at Marshall (established 1899); a state sanitorium, for consumptives, at Mount Vernon (established 1905, opened 1907); a Federal soldiers' home at St James, and a Confederate soldiers' home at Higginsville (both established 1897).Advertisement
Berengaria, a woman of very noble character and eminent ability, deserved a better husband than her cousin of Leon, who was nicknamed El Babosothe Slobbererand who appears to have been epileptic. In 1212 the king of Castile reaped the reward of long years of patience.
Rarely, however, an epileptic seizure may induce a cardiac arrhythmia which in turn leads to syncope.
It has stronger anticonvulsant properties than most other barbiturates, and may be preferentially concentrated in metabolically active epileptic foci.
Colette suffered an epileptic seizure which caused her to stop breathing.
Generalized epileptic seizures involve both cerebral hemispheres from the onset of the seizure, and consequently any motor manifestations are bilateral.Advertisement
In December 1995 whilst at work one day I had 2 epileptic convulsions in the space of 5 minutes.
I became epileptic at the age of 41 (in August 2003 I became 50 ).
A 6 year old known epileptic was admitted in status epilepticus following an extended period of poor compliance.
All the guys are very talented and seeing them have epileptic fits along to their music for the camera was a treat.
During her last Christmas, in 2001, the fits began and she was diagnosed epileptic.Advertisement
If they are non epileptic they can be exactly the same as epileptic seizures so the tongue biting happens in both forms of seizure.
Last week we took on a Springer Spaniel from Ireland who was also epileptic.
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Occasionally, some individuals say they have blurred vision, feelings of unreality, faints, blackouts or even epileptic fits.
Drugs to treat epilepsy are called anti-epileptics or anti- epileptics or anti- epileptic medicines.Advertisement
A hospital consultant misdiagnosed almost a third of his patients as epileptic, a report says.
This efficacy was demonstrated in a group of epileptic patients with long-standing, highly refractory seizures despite many trials of medication.
He established the first tuberculosis sanatorium in Scotland and provided a home for epileptic sufferers.
On New Years Eve 1997, I had my first full epileptic seizure.
Pam Stuyvesant is an epileptic haunted by strange sensual visions.Advertisement
During an epileptic seizure, the normally well-ordered electrical activity in the brain is suddenly disturbed by chaotic and unregulated electrical discharges.
There are insane asylums at Austin (the State Lunatic Asylum), San Antonio (the Southwestern Insane Asylum), and Terrell (North Texas Hospital for the Insane); the Texas School for the Deaf (1857), an institution for deaf, dumb and blind coloured youths (1889), a School for the Blind (1856), and a home for dependent Confederate soldiers, at Austin, a state orphan home (1889) at Corsicana, an epileptic colony at Abilene, and a state reformatory (1889) for boys under seventeen years at Gatesville.
A law enacted in 1909 forbids a marriage in which either of the parties is a common drunkard, habitual criminal, epileptic, imbecile, feeble-minded person, idiot or insane person, a person who has been afflicted with hereditary insanity, a person who is afflicted with pulmonary tuberculosis in its advanced stages, or a person who is afflicted with any contagious venereal disease, unless the woman is at least forty-five years of age.
Both generals are angry, and the result is a challenge on Buxhowden's part and an epileptic fit on Bennigsen's.
Recurrent partial seizures are often misdiagnosed as transient cerebral ischaemia if the stereotypical nature of the epileptic symptoms is not recognized.
These are typical of the kinds of changes found in the broader range of chronic epileptic foci.
Very young, very old, or epileptic pets are more likely to suffer this effect than healthy young adults.
You should not use this herbal medication if you are schizophrenic or epileptic, according to the website MenopauseRX.
This is a legitimate prescription drug that helps numerous people control their anxiety or avoid epileptic seizures.
Elton is an epileptic, and in 1999, he was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat and fitted with a pacemaker.
Possible physical benefits of wearing or holding an emerald include improved eyesight, a cure for snakebite, and even the prevention epileptic episodes.
Febrile seizures were first distinguished from epileptic seizures in the twentieth century.
Besides the socialization concerns presented by video games, medical concerns were also raised in the early 1990s, when video games were linked to epileptic seizures experienced by some 50 children.
Aura-A subjective sensation or motor phenomenon that precedes and indicates the onset of a neurological episode, such as a migraine or an epileptic seizure.
Epileptic seizures may occur after a severe head injury, especially a penetrating brain injury, a severe skull fracture, or a serious brain hemorrhage.
Antiepileptic drugs are medicines that reduce the frequency of epileptic seizures.
Phenytoin is used both to control epileptic seizures and to control irregular heart beats.
This makes the cells less likely to send out spontaneous impulses, which are the beginning of an epileptic seizure.
An unusual cause of acquired language disorder is an epileptic syndrome called Landau-Kleffner syndrome.
Generalized epileptic seizures occur when electrical abnormalities exist throughout the brain.
Mary died in 1865 after she had spent 18 years of her life fighting epileptic seizures and possible spirit possession.
Brain cells calm down, which in some people even help prevent epileptic seizures Another benefit is that ketones have shown to sterilize urine against infection and may even help to dissolve some kidney stones.
It is considered a last resort for children facing epileptic seizures.
The well-known Atkins Diet is somewhat similar to the ketogenic diet, and when altered slightly under the care of a physician, may be able to help manage epileptic symptoms.
The North Carolina State Hospital (for the insane) at Raleigh was opened in 1856 as a result of the labours of Miss Dorothea Lynde Dix (1805-1887); in connexion with it there is an epileptic colony.
Among hospitals are the Italian, the Homoeopathic, the National for the paralysed and epileptic, the Alexandra for children with hip disease, and the Hospital for sick children.
The Missouri colony for the feeble-minded and epileptic (1899) is at Marshall.
Nervous phenomena, such as chorea and epileptic seizures, have been attributed to the presence of the tapeworm.
In one of his incomprehensible freaks he set off for Lyons, and, after abandoning his companion in an epileptic fit, returned to Annecy to find Madame de Warens gone.
The elder brother was set aside as imbecile and epileptic. Charles had inherited a great frame and immense physical strength from the Saxon line of his mother.
In the vicinity is Karlshof, a celebrated establishment for the cure of epileptic diseases.
A state institution for feebleminded of western Pennsylvania at Polk, Venango county, was opened in 1897 (act of 1893), and the eastern Pennsylvania state institution for feeble-minded and epileptic at Spring City, Chester county, was opened in 1908 (act of 1903).
It is said that Mahomet occasionally uttered such a passage immediately after one of those epileptic fits which not only his followers, but (for a time at least) he himself also, regarded as tokens of intercourse with the higher powers.
The state supports the Michigan Asylum for the Insane (opened 1859), at Kalamazoo; the Eastern Michigan Asylum for the Insane (opened 1878), at Pontiac; the Northern Michigan Asylum for the Insane (opened 1885), at Traverse City; the Michigan Asylum for the Dangerous and Criminal Insane (established 1885), at Ionia; the Upper Peninsula Hospital for the Insane, at Newberry; a Psychopathic Hospital (established 1907), at Ann Arbor; a State Sanatorium (established 1905), at Howell; the Michigan State Prison (established 1839), at Jackson; the Michigan Reformatory (established 1887), at Ionia; the State House of Correction and Branch Prison (established 1885), at Marquette; the Industrial School for Boys, at Lansing; the Industrial Home for Girls (established 1879), near Adrian; the State Public School (opened 1874), at Coldwater, a temporary home for dependent children until homes in families can be found for them; the School for the Deaf (established 1854), at Flint; the School for the Blind, at Lansing; an Employment Institution for the Blind (established 1903), at Saginaw; the Home for the Feeble Minded and Epileptic (established 1893), at Lapeer; and the Michigan Soldiers' Home (established 1885), at Grand Rapids.