Alternative Therapies For Epilepsy by Orrin Devinsky MD PDF

By Orrin Devinsky MD

Written by means of 3 uncommon epileptologists with a long-standing curiosity in substitute treatments, this e-book offers an evidence-based attention of using complementary and replacement (CAM) remedies in epilepsy care. prepared via challenge, the authors evaluate replacement techniques to epilepsy- comparable stipulations to aid physicians, healthcare pros, CAM companies, and sufferers comprehend the choices and correctly combine remedies that paintings into their regimens.

The booklet starts off with an outline of the cures themselves, together with natural treatments, nutrients, substitute pharmacological remedies, actual remedies, and neurobehavioral ways, and likewise discusses medication-related concerns and caveats. the following crew of chapters covers CAM and preventive methods to mitigating the results of epilepsy and epilepsy treatments, reminiscent of drug toxicity and unintended effects of anti-epileptic medicines (AEDs), seizures, bettering cognitive functionality, concerns for ladies (pregnancy, breast feeding, menopause), and handling nervousness and melancholy. the ultimate a part of the booklet specializes in caliber of existence and way of life changes to minimize seizure possibility, together with recommendations for pressure aid, sleep disturbances and aids to normalize, alcohol and leisure medicinal drugs, and environmental factors.

Features of Alternative treatments for Epilepsy Include:

  • Evidence-based assessment of CAM remedies for epilepsy
  • Problem-oriented, functional method of integrating substitute remedies into conventional regimens for healthcare providers
  • Written by means of wonderful epileptologists with vast medical experience
  • Addresses all facets of future health for folks with epilepsy (not simply seizures) and gives sensible feedback for making improvements to sufferer care and sufferer health

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