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  Sweating-sickness - LoveToKnow 1911
England was, however, destined to suffer from one more outbreak of the disease, which occurred in 1551, and with regard to this we have the great advantage of an account by an eyewitness, John Kaye or Caius.
With the sweat, or after that was poured out, came a sense of heat, and with this headache and delirium, rapid pulse and intense thirst.
It is characterized by intense sweating, and occurs in limited epidemics, not lasting in each place more than a week or two (at least in an intense form).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Sweating-sickness   (1100 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Sweating sickness first came to the attention of physicians at the very beginning of the reign of Henry VII.
Accompanying the sweat, or after that was poured out, was a sense of heat, headache, delirium, rapid pulse, and intense thirst.
Although HPS outbreaks share a very similar clinical picture with descriptions of the sweating sickness, a number of questions yet to be answered leave the door open to other theories of etiology.
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 Sweating sickness - Definition, explanation
Sweating sickness was an unusual illness which was extremely virulent for about a century, confined mainly to England, and then seemed to vanish.
It was known, indeed, a few days after the landing of Henry at Milford Haven on the 7th August 1485, as there is clear evidence of its being spoken of before the Battle of Bosworth Field on the 22nd August.
The malady was never seen again in England after 1578 although a similar illness, known as the Picardy sweat, occurred in France between 1718 and 1861, but this was less likely to be fatal and was accompanied by a rash which was not an important feature of the earlier outbreaks.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/s/sw/sweating_sickness.php   (992 words)

  
 SWEATING - Definition
{Sweating bath}, a bath producing sensible sweat; a stove or sudatory.
{Sweating iron}, a kind of knife, or a piece of iron, used to scrape off sweat, especially from horses; a horse scraper.
{Sweating sickness} (Med.), a febrile epidemic disease which prevailed in some countries of Europe, but particularly in England, in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, characterized by profuse sweating.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/sweating   (153 words)

  
 Stop Excessive Sweating | Hypnosis Downloads.com
Excessive sweating (also known as hyperhidrosis) is an embarrassing problem, and can make life difficult.
Most sweating problems occur in the hands and armpits, but facial sweating can be the worst as it is so visible.
Sweating is caused by your sympathetic nervous system, which also controls your fight or flight response.
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  Sweating sickness
Sweating sickness was an unusual illness which was extremely virulent for about a century, confined mainly to England, and then seemed to vanish.
Sweating Sickness first came to the attention of physicians at the very beginning of the reign of Henry VII.
The malady was never seen again in England after 1578 although a similar illness known as the Picardy sweat occurred in France between 1718 and 1861 but this was less likely to be fatal and was accompanied by a rash which was not an important feature of the earlier outbreaks.
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 Dorlands Medical Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
sickness due to change in air pressure and to the movements experienced in an airplane, marked by nausea, salivation, and cold sweats.
Serum sickness is classed with the Arthus reaction and other immune complex diseases as a type III hypersensitivity reaction (Gell and Coombs classification).
Although serum sickness is now rare because of the replacement of most animal-derived antisera with human immune globulins, an identical illness (serum sickness–like reaction or syndrome) can be produced by hypersensitivity reactions to penicillin and other drugs.
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 nabeepchen » Sweating Sickness
A newe Kynde of sickness came through the whole region, which was so sore, so peynfull, and sharp, that the lyke was never harde of to any mannes rememberance before that tyme.
English sweating sickness, was characterized by high fever, delirium and high mortality.
Unless someone digs up the graves of known victims of the sweating sickness, and does some fancy molecular testing, we will never really know what deadly little germs were responsible for this mystery illness–which vanished nearly as suddenly as it first appeared.
www.nabeepchen.com /archives/2005/08/22/sweating-sickness   (651 words)

  
 The Sweating Sickness, a Tudor england disease
But it is on account of the ill-natured, fetid, corrupt, putrid, and loathsome vapors close to the region of the heart and of the lungs whereby the panting of the breath magnifies and increases and restricts of itself...
Henry VIII's court fell sick with the sweating sickness and Henry developed a morbid fear of contracting the disease himself.
One of the filles de chambre of Mlle Boleyn was attacked on Tuesday by the sweating sickness.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Documents/sweating_sickness.htm   (1275 words)

  
 England Under the Tudors: Sweating-Sickness ["English Sweat"]
England was, however, destined to suffer from one more outbreak of the disease, which occurred in 1551, and with regard to this we have the great advantage of an account by an eyewitness, John Kaye or Caius, the eminent physician.
"They which had this sweat sore with peril of death were either men of wealth, ease or welfare, or of the poorer sort, such as were idle persons, good ale drinkers and taverne haunters."
Some attributed the disease to the English climate, its moisture and its fogs, or to the intemperate habits of the English people, and to the frightful want of cleanliness in their houses and surroundings which is noticed by Erasmus in a well-known passage, and about which Caius is equally explicit.
www.luminarium.org /encyclopedia/sweatingsickness.htm   (1041 words)

  
 Sweating Sickness also Hyperhidrosis Center Sweating Sickness also Hyperhidrosis Center
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 Intimate Strangers -
Several historical records describe the Sweate Sickness, and it was the subject of one of the first books ever printed about disease.
Guy Thwaites is convinced that the Sweating Sickness was a Hanta virus.
Evidence for his conclusion included the fact that the disease only occurred in the summer and the cases were scattered across rural England -- all suggesting a rodent born disease.
www.pbs.org /opb/intimatestrangers/friends/sweate.html   (272 words)

  
 Motion Sickness-Topic Overview
If you've ever been sick to your stomach on a rocking boat or a bumpy airplane ride, you know the discomfort of motion sickness.
Children from 5 to 12 years old, women, and the elderly seem to be more susceptible to motion sickness, while it is rare in children younger than age 2.
Common symptoms of motion sickness are a general sense of not feeling well (malaise), nausea, vomiting, headache, and sweating.
www.webmd.com /a-to-z-guides/Motion-Sickness-Topic-Overview   (565 words)

  
 The Sweating Sickness
What exactly was the 'sweating sickness' that took so many lives in England during the 16th century?
Sudor Anglicus, later known as the English sweating sickness, was characterized by sudden headaches, myalgia [muscle pain], fever, profuse sweating, and dyspnea [labored respiration].
However, the authors then explain that without molecular confirmation from the tissues of victims, any hypothesis about the cause of English sweating sickness remains speculative.
www.hullwebs.co.uk /content/h-tudor/news/sweating-sickness.htm   (205 words)

  
 Strong poison makes powerful remedy for sweating sickness
Hyperhidrosis, whose cause is unknown, makes people sweat so profusely that they are often humiliated at school or work.
At the start of the University of Munich study, patients were producing sweat at a rate of up to four cups over eight hours under both arms combined.
Two weeks after the injections, they were sweating an average of only 15 percent of the initial rate.
www.personalmd.com /news/n0214060643.shtml   (437 words)

  
 Sweating Sickness
First breaking out in a heavy sweat, victims of the sweating sickness then develop a high fever and infected rash.
Many people in Henry VIII's court fell sick with the sweating sickness and Henry developed a morbid fear of contracting the disease himself.
The French Ambassador to the English court, Du Bellai, wrote in 1528, " One of the filles de chambre of Mlle Boleyn was attacked on Tuesday by the sweating sickness.
www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us /Renaissance/Hospital/SweatingSickness.html   (315 words)

  
 NEJM -- The English Sweating Sickness, 1485 to 1551
NEJM -- The English Sweating Sickness, 1485 to 1551
England: "A newe Kynde of sickness came through the whole region,
Sudor Anglicus, later known as the English sweating sickness,
content.nejm.org /cgi/content/short/336/8/580?query=nextarrow&ck=nck   (160 words)

  
 Morning sickness in pregnancy - get relief now | Hypnosis Downloads.com
The early stages of pregnancy are blighted for many women by the symptoms of morning sickness.
When severe, morning sickness can ruin what is supposed to be a joyous time.
The nausea and vomiting associated with morning sickness are caused in part by the major physical changes in pregnancy, the higher levels of certain hormones and a greater sensitivity to odour and taste.
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 April 16th
'Suddenly, a deadly burning sweat so assailed their bodies and distempered their blood with a most ardent heat, that scarce one among an hundred that sickened did escape with life, for all in manner, as soon as the sweat took them, or a short time after, yielded the ghost.
Though the sweating sickness of 1485 desolated the English shores of the Irish Channel, and the northern border counties of England, yet it did not penetrate into either Ireland or Scotland.
Thus, in the autumn of 1551, the sweating sickness vanished from the earth; it has never reappeared, and in all human probability never will, for the conditions under which a disease of its nature and malignity could occur and extend itself do not now exist.
www.thebookofdays.com /months/april/16.htm   (0 words)

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