The oldest medical records show that epilepsy has been affecting ... Throughout
ancient history, the disease was thought to be a spiritual ...
History of Epilepsy. The disease of Epilepsy has existed for thousands of years
but only in the past hundred years or so has it begun to be understood. The only
Introduction. The History and Stigma of Epilepsy. The word epilepsy derives from
the Greek verb epi- lambanein, meaning to be seized, to be overwhelmed by.
Aug 4, 2014 ... The history of epilepsy is intermingled with the history of human existence; the
first reports on epilepsy can be traced back to the Assyrian texts, ...
Epilepsy is a common medical and social disorder or group of disorders with ...
view, as is well described in the scholarly history of epilepsy from the Greeks to ...
Mar 25, 2015 ... Investigations into the nature of epilepsy, and its effects on those diagnosed with
the disorder, can be traced back for almost 2000 years.
Feb 1, 2002 ... Epileptic convulsions can be understood, as 'the result of experiments made by
disease on the brain of man'. (John Hughlings Jackson, 1875).
Telling what happened The medical history is the foundation of the diagnosis of
epilepsy. The doctor needs ALL the information about what happened before, ...
Jeanne A. Carpenter Esq. 1953 - 2003 Since its founding, the Epilepsy
Foundation has advocated for the rights of people with epilepsy and strongly
Jul 12, 2016 ... The diagnosis of epileptic seizures is made by analyzing the patient's detailed
clinical history and by performing ancillary tests for confirmation.