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A Disease Once Sacred

A History of the Medical Understanding of Epilepsy

by Mervyn J. Eadie

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by John Libbey Eurotext Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of medicine,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • History,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Diseases - Nervous System (incl. Brain),
  • Epilepsy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11667001M
    ISBN 100861966074
    ISBN 109780861966073

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A Disease Once Sacred by Mervyn J. Eadie Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Disease Once Sacred: A History of the Medical Understanding of Epilepsy 1st Edition by Mervyn J. Eadie (Author)Cited by: A Disease Once Sacred: A History of the Medical Understanding of Epilepsy. A Disease Once Sacred.: Epilepsy has been known to afflict human beings throughout most of the span of recorded history.

In ancient times it was referred to as the sacred disease, and this was the title of what was, until quite recently, the earliest known surviving written work on the disorder.5/5(1).

A Disease Once Sacred book Once Sacred by M. Eadie,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(2). A disease once sacred: a history of the medical understanding of epilepsy. [Mervyn J Eadie; Peter F Bladin] -- Epilepsy has been known to afflict humans throughout most of the span of recorded history.

Book Published Eastleigh, England: John Libbey, c Description viii, p.: ill., ports. ; 24 cm. Other contributors Bladin, Peter F. Portion of title History of the medical understanding of epilepsy Notes Includes bibliographical references (p.

) and index. Subject headings Epilepsy--History. A Disease Once Sacred: A History of the Medical Understanding of Epilepsy, by M.J. Eadie and P.F. Bladin. Published in by John Libbey & Company Ltd., England, pages, $Author: Sanjay P.

Singh. Signs and symptoms of visual pathway dysfunction occur commonly as initial presenting features of neurosurgical diseases, including intracranial tumors, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations. A memoir of discovery, acceptance, and hope, The Sacred Disease chronicles Kristin’s tenacious fight for a seizure-free life.

Remarkably, although Kristin's knowledge and expertise continue to develop as a pediatrician and mother, her experiences as a vulnerable patient provide the most valuable lessons of all/5(48). Articles from Postgraduate Medical Journal are provided here courtesy of BMJ GroupCited by: 8.

The term ‘sacred disease’ is held by the authors as having being ‘used ironically, since the disorder was anything but sacred in its nature. It was simply a physical illness and not the product of some supernatural intervention.’Cited by: 4.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy A Disease Once Sacred: A History of the Medical Understanding of Epilepsy (Paperback) at nd: Mervyn J Eadie. As I read Kristin Seaborg's memoir, The Sacred Disease: My Life with Epilepsy, my emotions ran the gamut from fear to frustration to happiness as Kristin lived with this determined disease.

Her story rings with the same range of emotions, and yet she never gave up hope on the life she dreamed for herself/5. On the Sacred Disease at Wikisource On the Sacred Disease is a work of the Hippocratic Corpus, written about B.C.

The authorship of this piece can not be confirmed, so is regarded as dubious. The treatise is thought to contain one of the first recorded observations of epilepsy in : Hippocrates (putative).

Haykin 3 one mythic account with another.8 This text, however, shows not irrationality, but a calculated response to the dominant and deep-rooted religious paradigms of the time. Though On the Sacred Disease criticizes supernatural theories, the concept of the divine is preserved, thereby representing a calculated effort to oppose religious explanations of epilepsy without alienatingAuthor: Leah Haykin.

It is thus with regard to the disease called Sacred: it appears to me to be nowise more divine nor more sacred than other diseases, but has a natural cause from the originates like other affections.

Men regard its nature and cause as divine from ignorance and wonder, because it is not at all like to other diseases. And this notion of its divinity is kept up by their inability to comprehend it. Sometimes it is not possible to find the cover corresponding to the book whose edition is published.

Please, consider this image only as a reference, it will not always be the exact cover used in the edition of the published book. 20 Must-Read Books About Disease, Being Sick, and the History of Medicine Kathleen Keenan Sep 9, I’ve always been fascinated by diseases and the history of medicine, maybe because I read a lot of classic children’s literature where characters were always catching scarlet fever (or Author: Kathleen Keenan.

The theology deveLoped out of our sacred literature in relation to the cure of disease was mainly twofold: first, there was a new and strong evolution of the old idea that physical disease is produced by the wrath of God or the malice of Satan, or by a combination of both, which theology was especially called in to explain; secondly, there were.

There is a Spiritual cause underlying most diseases. Here are a few that may help you identify key areas of emotional buildup that may be manifesting in your body: Once you have identified what the underlying cause is the next step is to release it. The Sacred Books of the East (SBE) series, comprising fifty volumes, was issued by the Oxford University Press between and It has translations of key sacred texts of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, and Islam.

The series was edited by the famous linguist and scholar of comparative religion, Max Müller. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.This syndrome is the last stage of disease caused by Cold Evil.

It chief attribute is the weakness of the Zheng Qi. Symptoms: Alternating sensations of cold and heat. Appetite and thirst.

- The patient will have hunger but will not be able to eat. Once the food is ingested, the patient will vomit it up.59 quotes from Hippocrates: 'Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.', 'There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.', and 'Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.