Epilepsy is a
desease which defined as paroxysmal and temporary disturbance of brain
characterized by loss of consciousness or muscle tic or abnormal
sensation, emotion and behaviour. In Accupuncture word, this desease is
categorized as 'xian zheng'(epilepsy syndrome) and 'dian xian'(epilepsy).
1. Histories of the family,
epileptic attack and encephalopathia.
2. Clinical manifestations are vary
greatly. There may be grand mal, rolandic mal, infantile spasms and petit
mal. Grand mal is characterized by suddenly loss of consciousness,
involuntary of muscular contraction with foam in the mouth, which last for
1 to 5 minutes. The patients may then fall into sleep and awake after a
few hours. The petit mal is sudden, short loss of awareness without aurea
and muscle tic, come with interruptions of speech or action which persist
for 2 to 10 seconds. The patients often normally comes to consciousness
TYPES OF SYNDROMES
1. Epilepsy Induced by Fear
Main symptoms are sudden panic, confusion and
loss of self-control, frighten and may be alarm and restlessness, crying
with fear during sleep, tendency to remain in the mother's arms,
alternative flush and pallow on the face, red tongue with white fur, taut
and rapid slippery pulse.
2. Epilepsy due to Accumulation of Phlegm
Main symptoms are convulsion of extremities
during a fit od epilepsy, unconsciousness, headache and abdominol pain,
come with stridor produced by phlegm in the throat, salivation, yellow
face, thick fur of tongue, and slippery and rapid pulse.
3. Epilepsy due to Blood Stasis
Main symptoms are with a history of birth injury
or trauma which characterized as paroxysmal localized headache, occasional
vomiting, paroxysmal convulsion of the whole body or half body or local
region upon attack, dark purple tongue, thready and unsmooth pulses and
dark purple superficial venule of the index finger.
WHAT IS ACUTE TOXIC ENCEPHALOPATHY
toxic encephalopathy is caused by the abrupt appearance of symptoms and
signs of the central nervous system in the course of primary diseases. The
reason of the disease is unknown. The disease may be associated with immunoreactions
to infection and its toxin invading the brain tissue directly. In
Acupuncture, this is called 'jing feng'(infantile convulsion).
1. It may occur at any age, but usually in
infants from 1 to 3 years old. The brain damage always follow by the
primary disorders within a few days or 1 to 2 weeks after their attack.
2. The diagnosis is usually abrupt with high
fever, headache, vomiting, restlessness, convulsion, coma, delayed
reaction to light, always come with holotonia, decerebrate rigidity. Some
of the patients may have the symptoms of meningeal irritation, increased
or reduced of tendon reflex and have cerebellar symptoms, such as ataxia
and kinetic tremor.
3. The lab exam shows that cerebrospinal fluid is
clear. All are normal only the pressure is high and sometimes there is a
slight increase of protein.
4. By fundus exam, Arteriolar spasm, blood stasis
of small vein and retinal edema can be observed.
TYPES OF SYNDROMES
1. Always seen in the stage of
cerebral edema of toxic encephalopathy, in the case of the primary
disease, with abrupt high fever, headache, vomiting, restlessness,
delirium, drowsiness, convulsions of the limbs, involuntary staring,
lockjaw or unconsciousness, deep-red tongue with yellow and dry fur,
stiffness of the extremities and neck, either taut and rapid or slippery
and rapid pulse.
ARTHRITIS HERBS EPILEPSY TREATMENT
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EPILEPSY HERBAL TREATMENT
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CANCER HERBS FOR EPILEPSY
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