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Apparently "Falling Sickness" used to be a common term:

Humans have long suffered from epilepsy, the neurological disorder hallmarked by sudden seizures. Medical historian Howard Markel discusses the condition's names through the millenia, from the "sacred disease" of ancient texts to its description as "the falling sickness" in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.


Thanks for the reply. I’m going to find the book you linked. It looks very interesting and thought provoking.
I just looked at some reviews and it certainly looks interesting. I did need to use “look up” for some of the words in the reviews. I’m curious/concerned about how difficult it will be to read.
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