First of all epilepsy is not a disease it is a disorder. There are various medicines to control this disorder which on proper and guided subscription from an expert can restrict it to great extent. Along with medicines a regular and disciplined life can restrict the patient to no reccurence of attacks for entire life also
Epilepsy is a disorder of the central nervous system which is identified by the loss oconsciousness and ill health in a person. Basically it affects nervous system. It happens in children or in people above the age of 65 years. One more thing is the epilepsy can not be cured but it can be controlled.
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Hi, My age is 25 & i am 6 months pregnant now. my problem is when i was 3 years old i had epilepsy.my parents got me treated & i was fine at the age of 12 treated by Dr Ashok Pai in Manasa nursing home.My husband says as i had epilepsy in my childhood i should avoid drinking milk & having milk products has he had read in some book.is it right or wrong?what measures should i take now, in order to protect my baby from getting this disease in future.
Hello doctor, i want to ask that, is epilepsy completely curable from alopathic medication? as i m getting seizures from past 4 years, in this period i ve been medicated through alopathic medicines, after loosing hope i turned to ayurvedic medicines since 2 months, it is controlling my seizures but idk whether it can completely cure me, i ve faced many problem in studies till, i m 21 years old now and wanna ask whether cmc vellore have complete cure of epilepsy? what may be the cost? and if not then from where i can get the complete cure of this diseases..? please answer me in detail. i shall be oblighed if you will help me... Thank you!
My son age is 11 years old. He is suffering seizures .in November 2009 two times seizure stroke came to him. That time doctor (Neurophysician) taken EEG & MRI of brain . Report has shown all normal. (Before October 2009 my son 4 stroke from 2007 year) On November 2009 doctor start Macorate 200 mg (3 pills in day). That time my sons weigh is 47 kgs. Doctor said this drug course upto 24 months continue. If in this period did not came stroke, we can reduce drug slowly. After 17 months (today), repeat seizure stroke. Presently my son weigh is 56 kgs. Doctors change the drug. Now he recommends Encorate Chrono 300 mg (Sun Pharma) 3 pills per day further 24 months and also warned do not gain weigh further and reduce immediately. This time on seizure my son’s mouth twist, body jerking, hands hang up, saline not come from mouth, speaks hotlah and not recorded any symptom at lags. The time for seizures period is 20 to 25 second (less then earlier attack) My questions are as follow: 1. This is write drug (Encorate Chrono 300 mg ) for further? 2. What is side effect of this drug upto 2 years? 3. Which precisions I take against side effect? 4. Can u guide me for further treatment? 5. What can I do sir?
During a session at the tattoo parlor i had a grand mal seizure where my eyes rolled into the back of my head and my leg muscles contracted and released twice. The whole episode lasted 20-30 secs. Immediately before I lost awareness my stomach felt empty and i felt light headed. I've had that feeling twice before over the last year and a half when I working out in the morning but did not have a loss of awareness or muscle control those times. I've had a headache for 3 days since and have had headaches 3-4 times a week for several weeks before it happened. The headaches are not severe, just a dull pain. Two uncles and my grand father had epilepsy but it was brought on by head trauma. Is it possible that it was a diabetic seizure since every time I have felt like that it during something that put stress on my body and I had little or nothing to eat? Or is it likely that it was epilepsy or something else? Should I hurry and get a appointment with my doctor?
my son started having absence seizures about 3 weeks ago. we have setup an appointment with a doctor to do further diagnoses. what i have noticed is that during the morning he seems fine. it is only shortly after lunch that he gets one or two absence seizures. is there anything i can change in his diet or anything i should do. give him viamins with his food or anything else that i should do?
hi sir, my son, 4 yrs old, is suffering from Infantile Spasms from the age of 5 months, he's been earlier adminstered by sabril, ACTH, topomax, ,keppra, but none did stop his seizures. lately i've heard about the ketogenic diet plan for seizure control. so, I would like to know about the treatment and the clinics, hospitals and doctors available in bangalore.
My fiance has been on seizure medication since childhood about 2 years ago he had a Grand Mal Seizure and was hospitalized fo 5 days. His Neurologist continued his Phenobarb but uped the milgrams and started him on Vimpat. He is 49 good health and after his hospitalization took up playing racquetball again. He experiences I believe some form of blackouts which only last several minutes but I have to walk him around and then he is fine. His doctor said it wasn't neurological and sent us to a heart doctor who after all the tests said he was fine. What to do now. What is causing these symptoms and what can we do to correct it. He is about 5'11" around 198-200lbs.
I have a friend who's daughter was put in the hospital due to the following: My youngest daughter, Michele, who is 19 years old, had her entire body go numb in about 20 minutes while she was out shopping. So bad, she could not talk, feel her face,...