In the 1950s, scientists thought that the brain went into “shutdown” while an individual slept, but it is now known that the sleeping body cycles through regular sleep patterns of activity, also known as the sleep cycle.
Epilepsy is an ancient disease that has been a source of curiosity and fascination. In fact, there are biblical references to epilepsy. In Matthew 17:15: “And when they came to the crowd, a man came up to him and, kneeling before him, said, “Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an epileptic, and he suffers terribly.
Breathing in too much carbon monoxide could cause fainting or death. Breathing in carbon monoxide fumes prevents the body from using oxygen properly, which can harm the brain, heart and other organs. People with health problems, such as heart and lung disease, are at higher risk for harm.