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International Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

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Therapeutic potential of Ayurvedic Treatment (Panchkarma and Herbal Medicine) in Pediatric Epilepsy: A Case Report

Lowkesh chandravanshi, Aparna singh.

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Background: Epilambanein means to seize, a phenomenon of recurrent seizures is termed as Epilepsy. It is characterized by recurrent, episodic, paroxysmal, involuntary clinical events associated with alternation of cerebral function. It is achieved by multifactorial approach of Ayurveda that includes shaman, sanshodhan, rasayan chikitsa, sattvavajaya chikitsa.
Objective: To access the efficacy of Panchakarma treatment and Ayurvedic medicine in the management of Apasmara
Method and Materials: Panchakarma was done without withdrawing the ongoing AED in patient with seizure. Assessment was done before and after shodhana and shamana treatment 20 days follow-up.
Setting: IPD of Kaumarabhritya, Rajiv-lochan Ayurvedic college & Hospital Chandkhuri, Durg (Chhatisgarh).
Result: Panchakarma treatment and Ayurvedic medicine are effective in the management of Apasmara and to improve the quality of life of the affected child.
Conclusion: Apasmara is a common neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by intermittent loss of memory, abnormal movements and blackouts. In this case study were treatment was planned on the bases of treatment of Apasmara which are mentioned in classics. Maximum treatment were planned at the form of ghrita preparation because of improve the quality of medicine. In children, drug administration is a typical procedure. So in the present study easier route of administration was explored, for providing a management with better outcome. The result were showed as complete relieved to patient.

KEY WORDS: Apasmara, Ayurvedic medicine, Matrabasti, Shiro-abhyanga

Key words: Apasmara, Ayurvedic medicine, Matrabasti, Shiro-abhyanga


 
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Lowkesh chandravanshi, Aparna singh. Therapeutic potential of Ayurvedic Treatment (Panchkarma and Herbal Medicine) in Pediatric Epilepsy: A Case Report. IJHRS. 2018; 7(3): 155-160. doi:10.5455/ijhrs.0000000154


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Lowkesh chandravanshi, Aparna singh. Therapeutic potential of Ayurvedic Treatment (Panchkarma and Herbal Medicine) in Pediatric Epilepsy: A Case Report. IJHRS. 2018; 7(3): 155-160. doi:10.5455/ijhrs.0000000154



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Lowkesh chandravanshi, Aparna singh. Therapeutic potential of Ayurvedic Treatment (Panchkarma and Herbal Medicine) in Pediatric Epilepsy: A Case Report. IJHRS. (2018), [cited December 15, 2018]; 7(3): 155-160. doi:10.5455/ijhrs.0000000154



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Lowkesh chandravanshi, Aparna singh (2018) Therapeutic potential of Ayurvedic Treatment (Panchkarma and Herbal Medicine) in Pediatric Epilepsy: A Case Report. IJHRS, 7 (3), 155-160. doi:10.5455/ijhrs.0000000154



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Lowkesh chandravanshi, Aparna singh. 2018. Therapeutic potential of Ayurvedic Treatment (Panchkarma and Herbal Medicine) in Pediatric Epilepsy: A Case Report. International Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (IJHRS), 7 (3), 155-160. doi:10.5455/ijhrs.0000000154



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Lowkesh chandravanshi, Aparna singh. "Therapeutic potential of Ayurvedic Treatment (Panchkarma and Herbal Medicine) in Pediatric Epilepsy: A Case Report." International Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (IJHRS) 7 (2018), 155-160. doi:10.5455/ijhrs.0000000154



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Lowkesh chandravanshi, Aparna singh. "Therapeutic potential of Ayurvedic Treatment (Panchkarma and Herbal Medicine) in Pediatric Epilepsy: A Case Report." International Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (IJHRS) 7.3 (2018), 155-160. Print. doi:10.5455/ijhrs.0000000154



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Lowkesh chandravanshi, Aparna singh (2018) Therapeutic potential of Ayurvedic Treatment (Panchkarma and Herbal Medicine) in Pediatric Epilepsy: A Case Report. International Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (IJHRS), 7 (3), 155-160. doi:10.5455/ijhrs.0000000154



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