Epilepsy and its homeopathic treatment in Chembur,Mumbai,India


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Epilepsy and its homeopathic treatment in Chembur,Mumbai,India

  1. 1. Effective treatment & remedies for Epilepsy at homeopathic Clinic, MumbaiEpilepsy is a neurological disorder affecting children as well asadults. There are episodes of various body movementsmedically termed as seizures. These seizures are spasmodic,irregular body movements, affecting various muscle groups ofbody. It may present with varying intensity and duration, anddifferent groups of muscles in different individuals, at differenttimes.It is due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain which isreflected on different groups of muscles.Epilepsy is a chronic disease having a tendency to relapseperiodically and for many years to life time, if not adequatelytreated.Signs and symptoms :The most common symptoms or signs are seizures orconvulsions.Seizures are involuntary movements, like jerking or thrashing,or experiencing unusual feelings or sensations, which can beassociated with loss of consciousness or being unaware ofthings happening around.Following are subjective experiences of seizures: Before appearance of seizure may be hours or days ago, person can notice various changes in his behavior or mood. History can be obtained from friend or patient himself. patients experience aura before the seizure attack, something like “déjà vu” phenomenon in which the patient feels that he has seen this before or lived this before or can smell strange things or see flashes of lights.
  2. 2. After a partial seizure there may be temporary weakness of the affected limb. After generalized seizure the patient may feel awful with headache, myalgia, confusion, and a sore tongue.Generally seizures can also be caused due to decrease insodium ,calcium ,magnesium ,hypoglycemia (decreased bloodglucose level ) from the body, or due to high fever or even dueto hypoxia (decrease oxygen content in the blood ).Not everything that twitches is epilepsy; but tongue biting isvery suggestive of epilepsyCauses of epilepsy:There are several possible causes for epilepsy: They may begrouped as:Physical causes: Trauma Space occupying lesion Stroke Very raised blood pressure Tuberous sclerosisMetabolic causes: Hypoglycemia (low sugar level) Hyperglycemia (high sugar level) Hypoxia (low oxygen level) Uremia Hyponatraemia (low sodium level) Hypernatraemia (high sodium level) Hypocalcaemia Liver diseases Alcohol withdrawal
  3. 3. Drugs-phenothiazines,cocaine,benzodiazepinesInfections: Encephalitis Syphilis Cysticercosis HIVClassification of epilepsy:The seizures that the patient experiences are of various forms,they are classified as below:Partial epilepsy: patient looses consciousness, there may betwitching or jerking of one single part like twitching of finger orfingers, or twitching of facial muscles. It happens because ofthe pausing of the electrical activity in the brain, which couldbe in one part, or can move to another part or may stay in onearea until the seizure is over.Generalized seizure: Electrical disturbances occurring all overbrain at same time are generalized seizures. They are furtherclassified as follows:a) Petit mal: the conversation is associated with brief pausese.g.: suddenly stops talking in middle of the sentence, andthen carries on where he left off. Usually seen in childhood.b) Grand mal: has sudden onset, with loss of consciousness,limbs stiffened, and then they jerk and can feel drowsy postseizure.c) Myoclonic jerk: sudden fall on the ground or giving up of thelimb.d) Atonic: becoming flaccid
  4. 4. e) Akinetic: usually associated with less motility of limbs likein infantile spasms Diagnosis of epilepsy: Obtaining authentic history from the patient and the witness Establishment of the cause Past medical history or family history Blood glucose both fasting and post-food CBC Calcium and phosphorus levels Imaging: CT scan, and MRI (also MRI angiography) is indicated to evaluate the structural changes in brain Electroencephalogram (EEG) is suggested for non conclusive status.Treatment of epilepsy:a. Conventional treatment:Carbamazepine: Usually used as a first line of treatment inpartial seizures.Toxic effects: rash, nausea, diplopia, dizziness, fluid retention,Hyponatraemia, blood dyscrasiasSodium valproate: Usually used as a first line of treatment ingeneralized seizure.Toxic effects: sedation, tremors, increased weight, hairthinning, ankle swelling, hyperammonaemia, liver failure.Phenytoin: No longer used as a first choice of drug in partial aswell as generalized epilepsyDue to its toxicity: nystagmus, diplopia, tremors, dysarthria,ataxia.
  5. 5. Toxic effects: decrease intellect, depression, impaired drive,polyneuropathy, acne,Gum hypertrophy, blood dyscrasias.c. Surgical treatment :There is surgical intervention also where the affected part ofthe brain causing seizure is removed. This is called as seizuresurgery.Usually the surgery is done to get rid of sezures which do notrespond to medicinal line of treatment.d. Homeopathic treatment:Homeopathy is much effective than conventional treatment, inmost cases. As per the cause, types of seizures andconstitutional make up the case is evaluated and treated.Document Source: http://www.mindheal.orgMindheal Homeopathy is a leading homeopathic treatment center inMumbai,India.