suffer an attack of (some illness)

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suffer an attack of (some illness)

To be stricken by a sudden or acute onset of some kind of illness or its symptoms. I went to bed early last night after suffering a severe attack of indigestion. He suffered an asthma attack halfway through the hike.
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suffer an attack

 (of an illness)
1. Go to an attack (of an illness).
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The home secretary said that new schemes to rehabilitate perpetrators - including potential one-to-one advice sessions on how to change their behaviour -- would also be funded in an attempt to reduce the number of female victims suffering attacks.
Usually worse during the winter, Colin's asthma progressively deteriorated until he was suffering attacks in summer too.
JO had been suffering attacks of intense fatigue for years, but did nothing about it.
Ken Simons, Warwickshire County Council's forestry officer, said: "The wet start to the year has had a severe impact and this is coupled with many of our common horse chestnuts suffering attacks from a range of pests and diseases, namely bacterial bleeding canker, leaf miner and leaf blotch.
after suffering attacks by crowds and possibly even undercover security
According to the Iraqi official, three members of a police officer's family were also injured in the bomb attacks.The Iranian pilgrims had visited the cities of Samarra and Kazzemain and were scheduled to depart Sa'adun for Karbala on Tuesday morning, an Iranian official reiterated.Iraq has been suffering attacks on an almost daily basis in the chaos that followed the US-led invasion of the country in 2003.
Taking paracetamol once a month more than tripled the chances of six and seven-year-olds suffering attacks.
"They were suffering attacks from great skuas, which are aggressive birds which will divebomb you if you approach their nests.
Communities and sport minister Stewart Maxwell, speaking at the opening, said too many women in Scotland were still suffering attacks.
A historic house that was saved from demolition after a concerted campaign is now suffering attacks from vandals.
Conservative Michael Fabricant said the "inaction" of the Prime Minister led to the Hall Family, who owned the guinea pig farm at Darley Oaks, suffering attacks from animal rights campaigners.
He was nominated for the award by Merseyside police community relations officer, Sergeant Mike Brumskill, who wanted to commend Mr Robb for the help and assistance he had given to a number of Asian families who were suffering attacks.
China, which has been suffering attacks by Islamic separatists in its northwestern Xinjiang region, has made clear its support for the U.S.-led war on terrorism.
A DT-commissioned survey also showed that nine out of 10 German companies reported external attacks this year, with 14% of them suffering attacks on a daily basis.
Other contestants might be shaking in the wings and suffering attacks of nerves, but Russell cannot wait to get out there and strut his stuff.