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  • Thus, for example, as generations succeed one another, nervous disorders appear in various guise; epilepsy, megrim, insanity, asthma, hysteria, neurasthenia, a motley array at first sight, seemed to reveal themselves as terms of a morbid series; not only so, but certain disorders of other systems also might be members of the series, such as certain diseases of the skin, and even peculiar susceptibilities or immunities in respect of infections from without.
  • Cared little for London, the smoke of which gave him asthma, and when a great part of Whitehall was burnt in 1691 he purchased Nottingham House and made it into Kensington Palace.
  • He suffered much from asthma, a complaint which was aggravated by the London smoke.
  • He was afflicted with asthma, and his retirement was relieved only by the society of a few chosen friends.
  • Cubebs is frequently used in the form of cigarettes for asthma, chronic pharyngitis and hay-fever.

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