Essays Tagged: "seizures"

Huntingsons diease

ns of Huntington disease are progressive chorea, rigidity, and dementia, frequently associated with seizures. Studies & Research Studies were done to determine if somatic mtDNA (mitochondria DNA) ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Argues for the decriminalization of medicinal marijuana.

-medicate with marijuana. As a result of the sentences, Hanson served his time despite his sporadic seizures. Stamate's girlfriend committed suicide so she would not have to testify against her boyfri ... ability. In some patients with epilepsy, this property or marijuana makes iteffective in preventing seizures.-Some patients suffer from chronic pain from disorders and injuries, which marijuana allevi ...

(9 pages) 141 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Autism: An essay for my abnormal Psych class outlining the disorder and its details

s and highly unusual behaviour. The disorder may occur alone, or with accompanying problems such as seizures. Autism is not a rare disorder, being the third most common developmental disorder, more co ...

(6 pages) 225 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Should video cameras be placed in public areas of schools to help protect students from school violence?

with drugs and gang paraphernalia in the schoolhouse has escalated, school searches of students and seizures of their property in accord with the Fourth Amendment comprise a cutting edge issue for the ...

(1 pages) 63 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Lorenzo's Oil Movie Review.

ed by the unfortunate fate of death, has also been known to bring forth muteness, blindness, comas, seizures, and deafness. With no known cure for ALD, or any possible way of escaping its final result ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Drug Abuse: Should Marijuana be legalized?

sult of nerve damage, and it has been noted that Marijuana helps to control the occurrence of these seizures . Also, marijuana is believed to provide relief to glaucoma patients by reducing ocular pre ...

(2 pages) 74 3 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Vincent Van Gogh: Epilepsy

sy is also known as a seizure disorder. It is usually diagnosed after a person has had at least two seizures that were not caused by some known medical condition like alcohol withdrawal or extremely l ... ot caused by some known medical condition like alcohol withdrawal or extremely low blood sugar. The seizures in epilepsy may be related to a brain injury or a family tendency, but usually the cause is ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Cathedral:Raymond Carver

ubles. However, poverty and his own alcoholism finally caused them to go their separate ways. After seizures and doctors convinced him to stop drinking, he married Tess, who was with him for eleven ye ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Essay regarding the public's Misperception of the criminal court system and due process of the law

e many abuses in criminal procedure. This would include everything from traffic stops to search and seizures. The community also views the court system through warbled glasses. The prosecutors are alw ...

(8 pages) 215 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


e bursts of electrical activity in the brain. This abnormal electrical activity in the brain causes seizures, which may briefly upset a person's muscle control, movement, speech, vision, or awareness. ... much the same; however, I would not have used the word briefly as it makes it sound so short lived. Seizures can last anywhere from a few seconds up to a few minutes. To get an accurate time adjustmen ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Adrenoleukodystrophy and Encephalitis Write a 3 page paper on the two diseases featured in the movies in Lorenzo's Oil and The Awakenings. Works Cited included.

es of four to ten. An ALD patient may lose sight and hearing. They will have learning disabilities, seizures, poor verbal communication, problems consuming food, weariness, and nausea (What is Adrenol ...

(3 pages) 65 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ephedrine: Is it Worth it?

fanatics is the use of dietary supplements containing ephedrine. Among ephedrine's side effects are seizures, dizziness, insomnia, and accelerated heart rate and blood pressure. However, effects of ep ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Cocaine Dependency

c soon became apprehensive about cocaine because of the instances of addiction, psychotic behavior, seizures and even death related to cocaine use. The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 was approved, as ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Urine-Luck! America answer to its growing drug problem

e fact that it's a clear violation of their Fourth Amendment Right (banning unreasonable search and seizures). Who really wants to challenge the person responsible for hiring them about a drug test? V ...

(4 pages) 59 2 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Argentina Through The Years

recovered suffering to enter a period of quiet convalescence while others are still suffering from seizures in the IMF's intensive care unit. It is important to understand why some countries fell to ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Mapp v. Ohio

y important ruling that was adopted by the courts to stop police from conducting illegal search and seizures. The results in the case of Mapp v. Ohio gave the people of the United States a judicial re ...

(7 pages) 100 1 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Genetic Disorder: Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)

and eight, the ALD sufferer will develop symptoms that usually include attention deficit disorder, seizures, and impairment of the senses, and then those symptoms are followed by complete motor disab ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


f the site is to promote widespread knowledge of the fight against epilepsy, methods of controlling seizures, research into epilepsy, research funding and the creation of philanthropic support to augm ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Harriet Tubman: African American's Savior and Heroine

mistake. She was unconscious for days as it crushed part of her skull and suffered from sporadical seizures and blackouts throughout her life. In 1844, with permission from her master, Harriet marrie ...

(7 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Genetic Disorders

f a certain class. The symptoms usually become manifest a few months after birth. Some symptoms are seizures, blindness and degeneration of motor and mental performance. Death is the result of this di ...

(3 pages) 43 2 4.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology