Enter Qsymia, which has added to the mix an odd-ball drug, topiramate, previously FDA-approved for epilepsy.
This video kicks off with a seizure warning for viewers with epilepsy.
There are many written descriptions of physical disabilities, epilepsy, and mental illness from all eras.
In the 18th century, epilepsy marked a person as evil, full of sin, possessed by the devil.
For her part, Kay seems to have worried as much as any mother whose son had epilepsy.
epilepsy and apoplexy were understood as spasms inside the head.
Often it puts on the symptoms of epilepsy, or heart disease, or consumption.
Antispasmodic and nervine; in hysteria, hypochondriasis, epilepsy, and low fevers.
Did, you ever see a case of epilepsy cured by nitrate of silver?
The fact is, he had a fit of epilepsy, and his convulsions were terrible.
1570s, from Middle French epilepsie (16c.), from Late Latin epilepsia, from Greek epilepsia "seizure," from epi "upon" (see epi-) + lepsis "seizure," from leps-, future stem of lambanein "take hold of, grasp" (see analemma).
Earlier was epilencie (late 14c.), from Middle French epilence, with form influenced by pestilence. The native name was falling sickness.
epilepsy ep·i·lep·sy (ěp'ə-lěp'sē)
Any of various neurological disorders characterized by sudden, recurring attacks of motor, sensory, or psychic malfunction with or without loss of consciousness or convulsive seizures.