It is nervous disorder characterized by unusual nervous activity inside the brain which causes seizures and may associated with loss of consciousness and it may recur over a period of time if not managed properly. A variety of symptoms may include in this condition as a short spell of black out, confused memory, intermittent fainting spells during which bowel or bladder control is lost. Epileptic episodes are usually followed by extreme tiredness, person becomes stiff, falls, sudden bounts of blinking, excessive jerk in body, and inability to communicate. It is of different types based on the presentation. The major accountable causes includes genetic changes, brain injuries and infections to the central nervous system, followed by a stroke attack, hypoxia and drug abuse.
According of Ayurveda epilepsy or Apasmara is a condition which may affect a person’s intellect for a short period of time and he won’t be able to orient himself to time and space. There are many nidanas or causative factors are mentioned in Ayurveda for apasmara and it includes- unwholesome diet habits, intake of old/contaminated or impure food items, consuming materials which may affect the intellect, improper uses of senses, suppression of natural urges. All this causes vitiation of saririk and manasik doshas such as vata dosha, rajo and tamo gunas. Other causes includes excessive anxiety, stress, grief, lust and unwholesome physical activities.
Ayurveda aims in restoring the harmony of mind and body with the aid of classical panchakarma therapies and herbal combinations. It acts by normalizing the functions of nervous systems by calming down aggravated vata dosha. It will be followed by tailor made diet and life style changes and proper counselling which is termed as sattvavajaya chikitsa in Ayurveda for avoiding recurrence. Ayurveda can effectively improve the quality of life and all these are executed in such a way as to meet the individual requirement of each person and state of disease.
AyurVAID has pioneered evidence based, award winning Precision Ayurveda based protocols for treatment of mental disorders. Following the fundamental principles of Ayurveda, our physicians perform an in-depth assessment of the key symptoms and health factors of each patient to diagnose the root causes around your diet, individual constitution, lifestyle, work pattern and genetic predisposition.
Based on the assessment, we arrive at the optimal ayurveda protocol of mental disorders for Samprapti Vighatan or breaking the etiopathogenesis, considering the extent of disease progression, risk factors, your individual constitution (Prakriti) and the disease prognosis. This approach bridges the gap between the patient’s individualistic factors and the standard treatment protocols thereby making the therapy effective and safe.
Our whole person centric approach will help you regain your happiest and healthiest state of life. Our rehabilitation specialists will also give you advice on ergonomics, nutrition, and lifestyle changes to help you better manage epileptic episodes.
Patient centricity is at the core of AyurVAID approach, and we have been widely recognized for our breakthrough approach. Some of them include:
Ayurvedic treatment for seizure disorders is basically aiming in restoring the mind body balance and overall improvement in the quality of life and level of independence of a patient. Post treatment patients will be able to control the remission by following a wholesome diet, healthy life style and proper counselling. Most of the cases Ayurveda can help in either tapering or stopping excessive use of antiepileptics to the maximum extend which may adversely affect the individuals in long term use.