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Abstract

AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF BALAPASMARA W.S.R. TO EPILEPSY IN CHILDREN ALONG WITH ANTI-EPILEPTIC DRUG: A CASE STUDY

Vd. Kiran Prakash Nandeshwar*, Vd. Prashant Laxmanrao Patil and Vd. Minakshi Chandrakant Choudhari

ABSTRACT

Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of the brain characterized by recurrent seizures. Epilepsy is one of the disease which covers a group of mental systems, characterized by an enduring predisposition to generate seizures and by its neurological cognitive psychological and social consequences. This disease disturbs the quality of life of children. In Ayurveda sign and symptoms of Epilepsy resembles to „Apasmara‟ which has been described with its aetiology, diagnosis, symptoms and treatment. The available data is based on the clinical finding only. Acharya Charak has mentioned shodhana and shamana therapy as a line of treatment of Apasmara. Aim & Objective: To access the efficacy of Panchakarma treatment and Mahachaitas ghrita in the management of Apasmara WSR to Epilepsy in children with AED (anti- epileptic drugs). Setting: Kaumarbhritya OPD & IPD, GAC & H, Nanded, Maharashtra, India. Method: Panchakarma was done without withdrawing the ongoing AED in patient with seizure. Assessment was done before and after shodhana and shamana treatment 15 days follow-up. Result: Panchakarma treatment and Mahachaitas Ghrita is effective in the management of Apasmara and to improve the quality of life of the affected children. Ayurvedic intervention in this case reveals the true potential and efficacy of our science. Apasmara can be treated through Ayurveda by accurate dosha identification and a structured protocol.

Keywords: Apasmara, Anti-epileptic drug, Epilepsy, Mahachaitas Ghrita, Panchakarma.


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