By Orrin Devinsky MD

ISBN-10: 1936287323

ISBN-13: 9781936287321

Written by way of 3 uncommon epileptologists with a long-standing curiosity in substitute treatments, this publication offers an evidence-based attention of using complementary and substitute (CAM) remedies in epilepsy care. geared up through challenge, the authors assessment replacement ways to epilepsy- comparable stipulations to assist physicians, healthcare execs, CAM services, and sufferers comprehend the choices and competently combine remedies that paintings into their regimens.

The ebook starts off with an summary of the cures themselves, together with natural treatments, foodstuff, replacement pharmacological cures, actual remedies, and neurobehavioral ways, and in addition discusses medication-related concerns and caveats. the subsequent staff of chapters covers CAM and preventive techniques to mitigating the consequences of epilepsy and epilepsy cures, similar to drug toxicity and unwanted side effects of anti-epileptic medicines (AEDs), seizures, improving cognitive functionality, concerns for girls (pregnancy, breast feeding, menopause), and handling nervousness and melancholy. the ultimate a part of the publication makes a speciality of caliber of existence and way of life changes to lessen seizure danger, together with innovations for pressure aid, sleep disturbances and aids to normalize, alcohol and leisure medicines, and environmental factors.

Features of Alternative treatments for Epilepsy Include:

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

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