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Friday, June 01, 2007

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EPILEPSY
Sudden brief abnormal electric waves produced in the brain are known as seizures. The tendency to have seizures or fits is known as epilepsy. Seizures can occur in certain conditions involving the brain and its coverings like very high fever, meningitis, encephalitis, tumours of the brain, etc. Seizures may involve a part of the body with momentary loss of consciousness or it may involve the whole body and loss of consciousness could last for several minutes. The causes of epilepsy are head injury resulting from birth trauma or later during the life. This type of epilepsy is known as scar epilepsy. Certain drugs are also known to induce seizures.

Signs and symptoms
A typical epileptic seizure involves 4 phases the 1st being aura where an individual anticipates a seizure. The 2nd phase is the tonic phase where the muscles tighten followed by the sudden relaxation which is the chronic phase. This is followed by a state of unconsciousness that may last several minutes. Uprolling of eyes, tongue bite, drooling of saliva, involuntary discharge of urine and faeces may occur. This type of seizure is known as Grand Mal. The other forms are petit mal, tics, etc.

Home remedies:
If it’s a first convulsion that a person has experienced, it is advisable to seek medical help immediately. If a person is a known epileptic, following remedial measures can be adopted.
  • Take a mixture of ½ cup of ash gourd juice, chunk of sugar and 3-6 grams of liquorice root powder twice a day. Ash gourd juice taken singly is also beneficial.
  • Rasonksheepak can be made by crushing 3-4 cloves of garlic and boiling it in a mixture of ½ cup milk and ½ cup water. Heat it till half the solution evaporated. Strain the mixture and have it once during the day.
  • Keeping the bowels smooth and regular is beneficial. To aid bowel movements take ¾ teaspoon of triphala churna with warm water at bed time.
  • Leaves of brahmi can be chewed daily followed by a cup of milk
Diet and lifestyle considerations
  • Avoid oily and spicy food items and stress
  • Keep the house free from sharp objects so that the patient may not hurt themselves in case of seizure.
  • Patients of epilepsy should avoid working at heights.
  • Brihat vata kulantak rasa is very effective but is to be taken only after consulting a physician.
  • Mix 500gms each of vacha churna and akarkarabh churna. Take the mixture twice daily with 10 gms of brahmiprash
  • Take 20ml of sarasvatarishtam with equal quantity of warm water twice daily after food
  • Cow’s ghee is a very useful remedy which can be used for nasya as well as for internal consumption.
  • 250mg of smruti sagar rasa can be taken thrice daily with warm water.

STROKE
The condition in which the blood supply to any part of the brain is suddenly cut off is called a stroke. The blood supply to the brain can be impaired due to following reasons:
Blockage in the vessel which supplies the blood to the brain – the obstruction could be within the vessel like a clot of blood (thrombosis) or globule or fat (embolism) or the cause can be outside the vessel e.g. tumour etc. which compresses the vessel from outside.
The blood vessel may rupture leaking the blood outside the vessel (haemorrhage). The brain tissue which does not receive blood gets damaged causing impairment of that organ which it controls. It could affect one limb, two limbs, all four limbs, speech, facial muscles, etc This is what is commonly known as paralysis. Some strokes may last only for a short while and could be occurring due to momentary stoppage of blood supply caused by spasm in the vessel. These types of attacks are known as transient ischaemic attacks.

Important risk factors:
High blood pressure
High cholesterol
Diabetes
Stress
Drinking and smoking

Signs and symptoms
Initially sudden severe headache occurs followed by slurring of speech and / or drunken gait, weakness in any of the limb or facial paralysis. In severe cases, person might lose consciousness and become comatose. Strokes that usually occur following a haemorrhage are often fatal.
Other symptoms a person might experience are loss of sensation or abnormal sensation, loss of control over bowel and bladder and unilateral dilation of pupil may be noticed.

Home remedies
Patients has to be hospitalized at the earliest. Once the person survives the initial phase, measures can be taken to improve the quality of life. Medications to help repair the damaged brain tissue should be administered. During convalescing period herbal remedies are highly useful. Mood swings are commonly observed in the patients and hence emotional support from family members is highly important. Gentle exercise and massage to prevent muscular atrophy are the only treatment that can be given at home. However, these are of vital importance.

Ayurvedic remedies
250mg of tab ekangveer rasa to be given thrice daily with warm water.
The contents of capsule palsineuron (phyto pharma) are to be taken out and mixed with honey. Take 2 capsules like this daily
60mg of brhitvatachntamani to be taken thrice a day.
Ayurvedic panchakarma procedures such as virechan, nasya and basti if employed with the right ingredients brings about faster recovery.

Dr. Purnima Vinod BAMS
Global ayurveda (Dec-Jan 2007)

30 Comments:

  • Hi - I have a very close friend who has petite mal seizures. She has been taking a combination of allopathy and homeopathy. Are there any ayurvedic cures that work? Can you please advise? Please email me monishgangwani@yahoo.com.

    By Blogger Monish, at 1:30 AM  

  • please advise me for my 39 month child who hasno speech andcannot walk independently he has a history of jerks in which his head and body move very fast but fora split second only never has he lost consciosness he is taking antiepileptic drug which fails to work very well he hadthese seizures after a very high temp when hewas 15 months since then he has them daily esp when heis emotional or tired or stressed he has more. not asingle day has passed without them. i really want to try an effectve remedy but he's small so i worry. he has a history of constipation aswell.i have been advised to check that his cerebral circulation is ok as he might have something impairing it. but mri done 2 years ago showed nothing. i dont know what else to do. please help with any advice for home remedies you might feel suitable.

    By Blogger tahira sufi, at 6:01 AM  

  • hi, im a sufferer of anxietyneurosis. is there an effective cure in ayueveda? i m extremely distresed with this condition.i m vexed with the allopathic medicines.i request ur immediate attention to this problem

    By Blogger sagar, at 11:30 PM  

  • hi
    my brother had met with a car accident in USA and he is suffering from fat embolism in brain becz of which he is now unable to talk and understand us.
    is there anything which u can advise with so that his speach and memory will come as soon as possible. plz email me on shruti.k.jha@gmail.com

    By Blogger shruti, at 10:16 PM  

  • hi my brother has been diagnosed with epilepsy...he is 25 yrs old but got seizures just thrice in three years.....i doubt if they were epileptic...he s been taking valproic acid since a year...should he discontinue the medicine ?

    By Blogger kiaan, at 8:11 PM  

  • hi my brother has been diagnosed with epilepsy...he is 25 yrs old but got seizures just thrice in three years.....i doubt if they were epileptic...he s been taking valproic acid since a year...should he discontinue the medicine ?

    By Blogger kiaan, at 8:12 PM  

  • I have a 2 year old son, he is suffering from epilepsy, what treatment can be given to hom?

    By Blogger Pranav Arya, at 10:32 PM  

  • I have a 2 year old son, he is suffering from epilepsy, what treatment can be given to him?

    By Blogger Pranav Arya, at 10:32 PM  

  • I have a 2 year old son, he is suffering from epilepsy, what treatment can be given to hom?

    By Blogger Pranav Arya, at 10:33 PM  

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    By Blogger Sunder Bisht, at 8:44 AM  

  • Ayurveda item is more vital for our body and Ayurveda is an arrangement of medication and i must say use ayurvedic medicine.

    By Blogger patanjaliayurved, at 12:16 AM  

  • I had an epileptic fit for the first time 5 years ago in the middle of supermarket on my birthday of all days, wasn't fun for my kids to see it, it still haunts, I've tried many anticonvulsants and had never been able to stop the seizures. Surgery was not an option. I was still an epileptic patient, who have completely lose hope. As the problem is always embarrassing and disturbing. While surfing the internet one fateful day, I learned about Doctor on the internet called Lawson. I contacted him with some info and I ordered for the Herbal medication and used the medication for 6 months, though hesitantly, considering the fact that I have done a lot of procedure. After which I went for medical test It worked! I've been seizure free, Over a year now, I have not show any symptoms of seizure and I believe I am cure if you want to contact him at this email dr.lawson52@gmail.com.+1(936) 657-1274

    By Blogger Amber Emile, at 6:01 AM  

  • Brain is the most important part of our body. Hemorrhage in brain can damage your nervous system and may result in bleeding in the surrounding areas of the brain. I read a lot about it and luckily found some sites that were providing treatment options for this condition which include Natural Home Remedies for Brain Hemorrhage . They have the ability to slow down the effects of brain hemorrhage. Additionally, you can also try Ayurvedic Remedies for Brain Hemorrhage for getting better results.

    By Blogger yadabranjana, at 2:47 AM  

  • The points given here sound really good. Good brain reflects the happiness in our life. It is brain which operates our overall body functions. So, any complication related with brain can affect your overall body functions. Brain hemorrhage is a serious health condition which is affecting many people around us. I read about it on different sites and found some Home Remedies for Brain Hemorrhage . You can try these remedies to lessen the symptoms of this condition. Homemade Remedies for Brain Hemorrhage are considered best in all aspects.

    By Blogger bella kristen, at 3:38 AM  

  • CURED FROM 10 YEARS EPILEPTIC SEIZURES. My story will help someone struggling in fear of seizures.
    I was diagnosed of grand seizures disorder when I was 15, it was so frequent that I had more than 20 seizures in a month. Growing up knowing I was epileptic was a difficult thing for me and my family. My social life was censored by the sickness. I took various prescribed English medicines for close to 10 years, which caused a lot of complications for me without improvement. To survive my frequent seizures, I got a Vagus Nerve Stimulator (VNS) to help, yet there was no noticeable difference.
    I have read stories on the internet of people who got cured from seizures and epilepsy. So I went in search for such solution. I got an email address from one of the testimonies shared about herbal medicine for seizures and epilepsy cure, I contacted the doctor and used his medicine. For more than 4 years, I have been totally seizure free. I got rid of the VNS which had been more than a burden. You may contact the doctor via drajaymohanbose@gmail.com

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  • How I Was CURED After 15 years of Seizures and Complicated Medications.

    Is a great privilege to be alive and share this information with everyone out there, as I believe this will surely help someone out there. Thank you Admin for sharing.

    I was diagnosed of tonic-clonic grand-mal seizure 30 years ago. It became a life of medication for 15 years. My job was affected; I was no longer permitted to drive. I went through pains of depending on someone to help me up everything the seizure came. To avoid further injury to my spine, and head injury, i started using wheelchair. My legs were perfect, but the frequency of my seizures, made my doctor suggest a wheelchair to save me from further injuries resulting from falls. Seizures were hell, but the medications I was placed on, became a serious battle. Complications, severity of pains, it also affected my Liver. Couldn’t stop because, of what might happen if I do. I lived in fear for years. I was caged, by epilepsy. What I enjoyed doing was taken away from me by seizure. I became desperate for a cure. I believe when one is pushed to the wall, the only option is to fight back. I went everywhere, foundation, made friends, listened to stories, went online searched blogs and read comments. God favored me when I saw a blog that mentioned a Herbal doctor that his medication cured a lot of people. I visited his blog and contacted him.
    Today it has all become a past. I cured my epilepsy using HILTON anti-seizure herbal medication. I believe everything is possible if we are desperate enough for a change. My name is Harry I’m seizure free again after 15 years. If you are going through seizures or epilepsy, believe me I know how you feel, I have been there. I cured mine through HILTON herbal medication, I'll encourage you try this medication; I believe it will work for you. Follow this link where I saw the information that changed my life. www.seizurecure.blogspot.com
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    By Blogger Harry, at 4:13 AM  

  • I had my first seizure. I was in high school and didn't want anyone to know that I had epilepsy. I had seizures on two occasions. I was so ashamed and didn't want people to think that something was wrong with me. I finally got to the point where I told people that I had epilepsy. I came to the place that I realized that I had to own my epilepsy or it would control me. Epilepsy hadn't really affected my life until about 9 years ago after my first child was born... I am a wife and mother of two beautiful children. I have lived with epilepsy for 20 years Yet, my life has been dramatically impacted by epilepsy. I had search for cure online without no hope. I met a Man called DR Lewis hill, i contact him I made an order of his medicine and I do not experience seizure anymore i was cured form it. So if you are in the same situation as mine contact him on this email drlewishill247@gmail.com

    By Blogger Smith Elena, at 4:19 AM  

  • My daughter suffered from a terrible seizure for more than 9 years which started after she turned 7 we all thought it will end but got even worse as days went by. We tried all several treatments and therapy prescribed by various doctors we met but to no avail, she lost total concentration and screamed most times. She usually tells me she feel pain. This were steady pain that disrupted her entire life, even at night she screams even more because the seizure become painful because everywhere is quiet and she slept less because of this. I was able to contact Dr.lewishill. on the matter and his medicine was able to restore her back to normal and she is very okay now without any side effects whatsoever. If you have seizure, do not hesitate to contact him on drlewishill247@gmail.com for advice and for his product. I hope this helps someone out there.

    By Blogger smith anderson, at 10:20 PM  

  • Hello everyone. My name is Ray; I am a Lieutenant in the Navy deployed to the Persian Gulf. I have been in the Navy for 15 years and never had any medical challenge except minor headache that results from training which pain killers took care of. My first seizure occurred 3 years ago, although I lost total consciousness during occurrence and never knew what happened, but my roommate witnessed everything. I learnt the entire episode when I regained myself in the military ER. I was examined and the Navy Doctor told me it was Tonic-clonic seizure, which treatment drug was immediately recommended for me. I was placed on medical leave for proper treatment, and Depakene was given to me as a treatment measure. I also took various AED’s medications which caused me side effects. I love my job, and do not want to be discharged on medical ground. As a result, I went in search for more knowledge on seizure as well as its cure. When I first read about seizures and its causes, I was not surprised because I have had various head inquires resulting from training, but I never knew it’ll be complicated and result to seizures.

    After taking various anti-seizure Pharmaceutical drugs without a cure, I dropped all of it and went in search for a natural alternative. While on medical leave, I had full access to internet where I read of a Herbal Doctor called Mohan. I followed his blog and read a lot of shared testimonies of those who had used his HILTON Anti-seizure medication on various epilepsy and seizure blogs.

    I was in need of a cure and was desperate to drop off Depakene. The herbal treatment gave me a cure total from seizure. Today, I have been certified seizure free after various MRI examination. I have not experienced a single seizures episode after using HILTON Herbal treatment. If my story is like yours, you may contact Dr. Mohan via his blog to know more about his treatment on www.seizurecure.blogspot.com

    By Blogger Cobin Ray, at 12:22 PM  

  • Am One of the happiest woman on earth since my son was cured from the problem of seizure,which he has been having for eight years now,he do have the attack two to three times a week,which is affecting is education and his life.i got the contact of a doctor from the post of one Mr paul thanking he for curing his seizure problem,i got the contact and contacted him then he made me to know that the medication is a permanent cure, and that was how i got the medication which i used on my son,and for six month now there have been no sign of seizure in him again.any one with such problem can contact him on his email drwilliams098765@gmail.com

    By Blogger JOHNSON KATE, at 2:08 PM  

  • I myself have epilepsy. Not to this extreme with grand mail seizures daily, but it still affects me in other ways daily. I am on medicine, which has slowly stopped working and I notice my twitches, blank stares, and memory loss (even in the midst of a sentence) starting to return. The side effects of this drug is noticeable and painful to deal with. It is so strong that if a normal person were to take my dose, they will die of an overdose.when i was going through the internet i come across Owens post thanking Dr Lewis hill for curing his seizure problem, and i got the contact of Dr Lewis hill and i quickly contacted him then he made me to know that the medication is 100% cure, and that was how i got the medicine which i used, after which i went for medical test It worked! Over a year now, i have not show any symptoms of seizure and I believe that am cure permanently if you need his help email him on drlewishill247@gmail.com

    By Blogger Peter Emmily, at 2:33 PM  

  • NATURAL & EFFECTIVE TREATMENT TO SEIZURE: Our son has temporal lobe epilepsy, He has seizure and had a grand mal with rage, Our son's seizure is constant throughout the day according to EEG results. We had used several medicine which include: 600 Epitol 100 Zarontin,
    150 Epitec X2 Daily, Topomax lasted for about 3 days, but I put an end to that due to my son losing weight and being lethargic. I recently got dr williams herbal medicine,that's a natural medicine that cure my son Epilepsy with no side effect. It is an herbal medicine. it is a permanent cure and effective treatment of Epilepsy, for more info, you can also contact Dr.William with this email drwilliams098765@gmail.com for advice and his product

    By Blogger PAUL, at 6:15 AM  

  • I myself have epilepsy. Not to this extreme with grand mail seizures daily, but it still affects me in other ways daily. I am on medicine, which has slowly stopped working and I notice my twitches, blank stares, and memory loss (even in the midst of a sentence) starting to return. The side effects of this drug is noticeable and painful to deal with. It is so strong that if a normal person were to take my dose, they will die of an overdose.when i was going through the internet i come across Owens post thanking Dr Lewis hill for curing his seizure problem, and i got the contact of Dr Lewis hill and i quickly contacted him then he made me to know that the medication is 100% cure, and that was how i got the medicine which i used, after which i went for medical test It worked! Over a year now, i have not show any symptoms of seizure and I believe that am cure permanently if you need his help email him on drlewishill247@gmail.com

    By Blogger Peter Emmily, at 9:12 AM  

  • CURED FROM 6 YEARS GRAND-MAL EPILEPSY

    I want to share my epilepsy cure story which I believe will help someone out there to outcome just like I did. I was once a victim of epilepsy for about 6 years. During these years, I had countless seizures. It was really a battle. But I stayed strong and won in spite of various medical opinions about my condition.

    I was 35 when my epilepsy started as Absence seizures; I had symptoms such as blank stares and extreme fatigue which I associated with anxiety. I never really took it serious, because I had little knowledge about seizures. I thought convulsion alone was epilepsy, it later became critical. It moved from Absence seizures to Tonic-Clonic or Grand-mal as called. In 2008, I lost consciousness and woke up in the hospital ER. I was diagnosed with Grand-mal by my doctor after MRI. The seizures and blank stares became so frequent that I was placed on keppra and Lamictal. I was told to stick to these medications without missing a day. I could say I was in seizures prison. My life was regulated by clock to take my medications without fail. I lived on these medications for years. There were a lot of complications associated with them. A time came I was contemplating suicide due to these drugs effects in my systems.

    It became so terrible that I couldn't take it anymore. I was alive but lived in pains and fear of dying when I go away from my prescribed drugs.Due to frequent pains and reoccurring seizures in spite of religiously sticking to my drugs, I started looking for alternative medication for treatment without complications my meds were causing me pains and the seizures never stopped occurring.

    I visited Google and read blogs. I was fortunate to follow through comments that mentioned HILTON Anti-seizure medication. I visited the blog and read about someone whose seizures were cured after using Dr. Mohan HILTON Anti-Seizure Herbal medication. I followed the blog address shared; contacted him and got HILTON made according to the health information I sent him. After 2 months of use, my frequent pains caused by Western AEDs and the frequent seizures ceased.
    While using HILTON, I didn’t experience any side effect associated with keppra and Lamictal. It has been more than 2 years I have never had any seizure. I became cured after using HILTON for treatment. You too can share your story to change lives after using HILTON just like my story has change lives of those who battle epilepsy.
    Reach out to Dr. Mohan via his emial on: drajaymohanbose@gmail.com or his blog on www.seizurecure.blogspot.com

    By Blogger Linda, at 8:08 AM  

  • THANKS TO DR EWOIG FOR CURING MY SON
    My son has partial epilepsy for the past 18 years. Dr's have tried various means but he has seizures almost every month. The first epileptic occurred when he was five years old. i took him to a specialist who subscribed anti-epileptic medication. From then on he had to take four capsules per day, but most of the time he had seizures until I got to know about Dr.ewoig product to cure epilepsy. we order for the product, now i can tell you my son is now living a better life thanks to dr ewoig His herbal remedy is the only permanent solution to Seizure. You can always contact him through his email for more information(drewoig18@gmail.com)

    By Blogger kim Park, at 4:25 AM  

  • MY SEIZURE FREE STORY

    If you haven’t gone through seizures, you cannot understand the pain, the shame and above all, the fear. You are afraid of falling off; afraid of drowning in a pool, afraid of everything, because you cannot tell when the next attack will come, even what you love to do become a thing of fear. I went through all these fears, today! It has all become a PAST. I have been seizure free for 4 years now. Well Thanks to HILTON Herbal Anti-Seizure Medication which totally freed me from fears caused by seizures.

    I never believed epilepsy can be cured, not after thousands spent on buying all kinds of English medications recommended by Doctors I visited during my dark times and harsh side effects I had while using these drugs and countless falls most times ending up in ER. My seizure started when I was 25, I had Grand Mal which lasted for years. While I had it, I was always hopeful and believed the best. I was always looking out for a cure. From website to blogs and following comments.

    My breakthrough came when I followed a link shared about seizure cure, after reading through the blog, I contacted Dr. Mohan got HILTON and my seizures became a past. I am sharing this SEIZURE CURE blog link to help people find help just like I did. I hope you share your success story to help others too. Dr. Mohan can be reached via his blog. www.seizurecure.blogspot.com

    By Blogger Evans, at 8:42 AM  

  • WOW ALL THANKS TO DR WILLIAMS I HAVE NEVER BELIEVE IN HERBAL REMEDIES.
    my son have been a patient of epilepsy . I had tried a lot of anti viral med prescribed to me by doctors over how many years now but I could not see any improvements in my son symptoms. One day while going through the internet , i got to know about this great Herbal Dr who uses his herbal remedies in curing people from epilepsy,quickly i contacted him and he prepared a herbal medication for my son which i received and he used it as instructed by dr williams. After few weeks the improvement were very visible. the sleepiness and the abnormal behavior stooped ,on thing now he is so full of life. I would recommend this to all my friends,families,around the globe suffering from epilepsy.you can contact him through his email on drwilliams098675@gmail.com.for advice and for his product THANKS TO YOU ONCE AGAIN DR WILLIAMS

    By Blogger karen dish, at 3:04 AM  

  • I am Sophie from Canada, I once suffered from a terrible and Chronic epilepsy ,since i was bone , the doctor told me there was no permanent cure i was given medications to slow down its progress, i constantly felt my health was deteriorating as i constantly go out of breath,and this illness was really terrible especially when am going out with my friends, i have this constant disorder for about 31 years, this was really a terrible illness ,on thin one day that i was going through the internet,and i came across a post of Mrs Kate on how his son was been cured from epilepsy through the help of Dr Williams herbal product, I contacted this herbal doctor via his email and explain everything to him and make purchase of his product,few days later he sent me the herbal medicine through courier service, when i received the herbal medicine i used it for 4 weeks as prescribed and i was totally cured of epilepsy within those week of usage,on thin now i have not experience any sign of seizure.if you need his help you can Contact this herbal doctor via his email drwilliams098675@gmail.com for help

    By Blogger SOPHIE LEWIS, at 2:56 PM  

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