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electric

, electrical [Gr. elektron, amber]
Pert. to, caused by, or resembling electricity.

electric

generating or powered by electricity. See also electrical.

electric clippers

Patient discussion about electric

Q. Is electric shock efficient for ocd? Is it dangerous? My husband has OCD for 15 years now. He was also diagnosed with mania-depressia. He takes so many medications and nothing really helps. We were offered to try electric shock and I'm scared. Is it dangerous? What are the chances of this method to work for him?

A. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is indeed considered effective for OCD, although it's not the first line of treatment. It does have its risks, including memory loss, disorientation and sort of confusion. There is also a change in the activity of the heart but it's rarely significant.

Generally it can be said that it's not an absolutely safe treatment, but it may help, especially if other drugs don't help.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003324.htm

Q. Which type of toothbrush is the best? Electric or regular?

A. i think that is the most ancient debate of them all ? longer then mankind itself ?. Some people say that, other say this- but the truth is it doesn’t matter. It’s how you use the toothbrush that counts. If used properly even the simplest toothbrush can be satisfying.

Q. I'M 56 YEARS OLD FEMALE, PRETTY GOOD HEALTH. BUT LATELY I BEEN HAVING LIKE ELECTRIC SHOCK ON MY BODY.

A. is this the only symptom? if there are more- i recommend (the second time today!) this site:
http://www.healthline.com/directory/symptoms

you can make a list of the symptoms you have and it'll give you the optional diseases/syndromes

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References in classic literature ?
Later, Bell ventured to confide to Hubbard his wild dream of sending speech over an electric wire, but Hubbard laughed him to scorn.
At six o'clock day began to break; and, with the first glimmer of light, the electric light of the narwhal disappeared.
lights on approaching a traffic-lane because your electrics had short-circuited is a misfortune which might befall any one.
For almost as the heavy iron door swung open an almost blinding blaze of electric lights filled the whole interior.
Not a penny will these people be the worse, except for their washing and their electric light, and I mean to leave enough to cover both items.
The electric display was going on below it like a vast crown of artificial fireworks suspended from the car.
The electric light man was here for a few minutes, sir.
He groped his way to the side of the wall, and found the knobs of the electric lights.
And tens of thousands of families means tens of thousands of nickels every day for my electric cars.
In the middle of the bridge, and at each end, were electric lights.
Instead, down in the basement of the New Washington Hotel, where electric lights burned always, under the care of the baggage porter, he was tied securely by the neck in the midst of Alpine ranges of trunks which were for ever being heaped up, sought over, taken down, carried away, or added to.
If an electric discharge was capable of operating a coherer across three thousand miles of ocean, then, certainly, the electric discharges from the wireless station four hundred feet away could produce coherer effects on the bad joints in the vat-wiring.