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By Orrin Devinsky MD

Written through 3 exotic epileptologists with a long-standing curiosity in substitute treatments, this e-book presents an evidence-based attention of using complementary and replacement (CAM) remedies in epilepsy care. geared up via challenge, the authors overview substitute methods to epilepsy- similar stipulations to assist physicians, healthcare pros, CAM companies, and sufferers comprehend the choices and accurately combine remedies that paintings into their regimens.

The booklet starts with an summary of the treatments themselves, together with natural treatments, meals, substitute pharmacological remedies, actual remedies, and neurobehavioral methods, and in addition discusses medication-related issues and caveats. the subsequent staff of chapters covers CAM and preventive methods to mitigating the results of epilepsy and epilepsy treatments, resembling drug toxicity and unwanted effects of anti-epileptic medicines (AEDs), seizures, improving cognitive functionality, concerns for ladies (pregnancy, breast feeding, menopause), and handling anxiousness and melancholy. the ultimate a part of the ebook makes a speciality of caliber of lifestyles and way of life transformations to lessen seizure possibility, together with strategies for tension relief, sleep disturbances and aids to normalize, alcohol and leisure medicinal drugs, and environmental factors.

Features of Alternative remedies for Epilepsy Include:

  • Evidence-based evaluation of CAM cures for epilepsy
  • Problem-oriented, sensible method of integrating replacement remedies into conventional regimens for healthcare providers
  • Written via exclusive epileptologists with huge medical experience
  • Addresses all elements of overall healthiness for folks with epilepsy (not simply seizures) and gives useful feedback for making improvements to sufferer care and sufferer health

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