Recent Examples of epilepsy from the Web
Two-year-old Jaelah Jerger has epilepsy, and as a baby her tiny body was wracked with up to 30 seizures a day.
Controlling seizures Jackson Helms has cerebral palsy and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a form of severe epilepsy that can resist treatment.
One-third of Americans who have epilepsy have found no therapies that will control their seizures, according to the Epilepsy Foundation.
Some families have moved to states where marijuana is legal either recreationally or medically to obtain CBD oil for their children’s epilepsy, and some states have changed their laws to make CBD oil available.
The drug company is seeking to sell the oral solution to treat seizures associated with two forms of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes, in patients aged 2 or older.
The previous list included terminal cancer, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis.
Charlotte Figi, who lives in Colorado, has life-threatening epilepsy.
Trulieve received its first permit after the passage of a 2014 law allowing non-euphoric cannabis treatment for children with severe epilepsy.
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Origin and Etymology of epilepsy
EPILEPSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of epilepsy for English Language Learners
medical : a disorder of the nervous system that can cause people to suddenly become unconscious and to have violent, uncontrolled movements of the body
EPILEPSY Defined for Kids
medical Definition of epilepsy
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