Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Epilepsy by Orrin Devinsky MD, Visit Amazon's Steven C. Schachter Page,

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Epilepsy is a tough disease to regulate; as much as 35% of sufferers don't reply absolutely to conventional clinical remedies. for that reason, many victims decide to depend on or contain complementary and replacement drugs (CAM) into their therapy regimens. Written for physicians, an expert laypersons, and different pros, Complementary and replacement cures for Epilepsy bridges the worlds of conventional medication and CAM to foster a broader viewpoint of healthcare for patients.The ebook respects cultural transformations which may include substitute medication right into a clinical administration software, and encourages sufferers to soundly proceed receiving precious clinical remedies. anyplace attainable, clinical proof helps the alternative of remedy modalities, in addition to the effectiveness of a mixed conventional and CAM process. Readers will locate incisive discussions in sections on: studying to minimize Seizures Asian, natural and Homeopathic remedies dietary cures replacement scientific cures Oxygen remedies Manipulation and Osteopathic treatments song, artwork, and puppy TherapiesFrom tension and epilepsy, to acupuncture, therapeutic massage, craniosacral treatments, homeopathy, ketogenic diets, aromatherapy, hypnosis, and extra, the e-book is all-inclusive and enlightening. extra statement by means of the editors presents a serious vantage aspect from which to interpret the knowledge and viewpoints of the participants, all specialists within the treatments provided. This balanced, clinical strategy will entice even these so much skeptical of different treatments, making the e-book crucial for each expert who seeks to supply the broadest variety of potent sufferer care. (20100503)

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It may be valuable to refer patients to a licensed psychologist, social worker, or other mental health professional for behavioral strategies. Conclusion Despite the relatively little amount of research on stress management and epilepsy, it is clear that better management of stress is a reasonable goal for all patients and their physicians. Recognizing that stress has a negative impact on health and well-being is an important first step. References 1. McConnell H, Valeriano J, Brillman J. Prenuptial seizures: a report of five cases.

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