History. See also: On the Sacred Disease. Hippocrates, 17th century
engraving by Peter Paul Rubens of an antique bust. The oldest ...
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
Epilepsy: Historical Overview. The oldest detailed account of epilepsy is on a
Babylonian tablet in the British Museum. This is a chapter from a Babylonian ...
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, ...
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.
(1)Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota Medical School,
Minneapolis 55455. The history of epilepsy and its treatment in the western world
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, ...
16. Prof Edward H. Reynolds. MILESTONES IN THE HISTORY OF EPILEPSY. 1.
Introduction. Epilepsy is a common medical and social disorder or group.
Attempts to treat epileptic seizures and the disease epilepsy date back to
prehistoric times. In every historical epoch, the beliefs which people held about