By Orrin Devinsky MD

ISBN-10: 1936287323

ISBN-13: 9781936287321

Written via 3 unusual epileptologists with a long-standing curiosity in substitute treatments, this publication offers an evidence-based attention of using complementary and replacement (CAM) treatments in epilepsy care. prepared by means of challenge, the authors assessment substitute methods to epilepsy- similar stipulations to assist physicians, healthcare pros, CAM companies, and sufferers comprehend the choices and properly combine remedies that paintings into their regimens.

The booklet starts with an outline of the remedies themselves, together with natural treatments, nutrients, replacement pharmacological cures, actual remedies, and neurobehavioral ways, and in addition discusses medication-related issues and caveats. the following workforce of chapters covers CAM and preventive ways to mitigating the consequences of epilepsy and epilepsy remedies, equivalent to drug toxicity and unwanted side effects of anti-epileptic medicinal drugs (AEDs), seizures, bettering cognitive functionality, matters for ladies (pregnancy, breast feeding, menopause), and dealing with anxiousness and melancholy. the ultimate a part of the booklet specializes in caliber of existence and way of life alterations to lessen seizure threat, together with innovations for pressure aid, sleep disturbances and aids to normalize, alcohol and leisure medicinal drugs, and environmental factors.

Features of Alternative remedies for Epilepsy Include:

  • Evidence-based evaluate of CAM cures for epilepsy
  • Problem-oriented, useful method of integrating replacement remedies into conventional regimens for healthcare providers
  • Written by means of special epileptologists with large medical experience
  • Addresses all points of healthiness for individuals with epilepsy (not simply seizures) and provides functional feedback for bettering sufferer care and sufferer health

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