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By Orrin Devinsky MD

Written by way of 3 amazing epileptologists with a long-standing curiosity in substitute treatments, this ebook offers an evidence-based attention of using complementary and substitute (CAM) cures in epilepsy care. equipped by way of challenge, the authors evaluation substitute ways to epilepsy- comparable stipulations to assist physicians, healthcare pros, CAM prone, and sufferers comprehend the choices and appropriately combine remedies that paintings into their regimens.

The publication starts with an outline of the treatments themselves, together with natural treatments, nutrients, substitute pharmacological remedies, 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 unintended effects of anti-epileptic medicines (AEDs), seizures, bettering cognitive functionality, concerns for girls (pregnancy, breast feeding, menopause), and dealing with anxiousness and melancholy. the ultimate a part of the ebook makes a speciality of caliber of existence and way of life transformations to lessen seizure chance, together with strategies for rigidity aid, sleep disturbances and aids to normalize, alcohol and leisure medications, and environmental factors.

Features of Alternative cures for Epilepsy Include:

  • Evidence-based overview of CAM treatments for epilepsy
  • Problem-oriented, sensible method of integrating substitute remedies into conventional regimens for healthcare providers
  • Written by means of uncommon epileptologists with huge scientific experience
  • Addresses all points of well-being for individuals with epilepsy (not simply seizures) and gives functional feedback for making improvements to sufferer care and sufferer health

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