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150 years ago: Paralysis as a result of alcoholic excess. Practitioner May 2021;265(1848):29

150 years ago: Paralysis as a result of alcoholic excess

25 May 2021Registered users

This was a very sad case; there can be no doubt that a naturally clever, well conducted, capable, I might say talented female, was utterly degraded and ruined by succumbing to the fatal craving for stimulants induced by the debility and anxiety, the bodily and mental strain, which her condition in life rendered unavoidable.  

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