Homeopathy Medicine For Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a disease that affects the brain’s nerve cells and triggers the release of abnormal electrical signals. This can cause temporary malfunctioning of the other brain cells and result in a sudden loss of consciousness. Epilepsy can affect both children and adults. Epilepsy is treatable with homeopathy medicine.
Cicuta is one of the best medicines for Epilepsy where the attacks of convulsion are marked by violent, distorted body shape. The distortions are most frightful. There is present a marked Opisthotonus — which refers to the condition where the spine bends backward with the head and heels touching the ground. The person is totally unconscious. The face may be blue and the jaw appears locked. Cicuta is also one of the best herbal remedies for epilepsy following head injury. Cicuta can be used for convulsions occurring in children during dentition (development of teeth and their arrangement in the mouth), in women during and after delivery and also for convulsions due to worms. But the condition to be fulfilled for using this remedy in these situations is the presence of violent body distortions. The triggering factors for using Cicuta are touch and noise.
The strong indications for Argentum-nit in epilepsy is that for days or hours before an attack the pupils are dilated. After the attack the patient is restless and has trembling of his hands. It is suitable in cases of epilepsy caused by fright or when they occur at the time of menstruation. Dr. Clarke states that this drug is called for in recent cases when the ailment is associated with digestive disorders and excessive flatulence. When belching is premonitory of fit Argentum-nit taken every half hour will prevent an attack. Additional leading symptoms are intense vertigo with uncoordinated movements, melancholy and timid disposition; averse to being alone, hurried in actions.
Causticum is useful in Petit mal, also when the patient falls while walking in the open air, but soon recovers. It is said to be useful when the attacks occur at new moon. Contaction of flexor tendon. It menstrual epilepsy and that occurring at puberty Causticum is the remedy.