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Acupressure treatment for Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a group of disorders in which there are recurrent attacks due to electrical abnormality in the brain. There are various types of seizures (epileptic attacks) but the most common forms are-

•  Grandmal (tonic-clonic)

•  Petitmal (abscences)

These are generalized seizures. Classic abscences (petitmal) are seen mostly in children.

Causes of epilepsy:

•  Familial

•  Loss of appetite ( prolonged)

•  Hypocalcaemia (decreased calcium in blood).

•  Injury to brain.

•  Brain haemorrhage

•  In primary epilepsy, no cause is present. It is the commonest type of epilepsy.

 

Factors which may trigger seizures:

•  Sleep deprivation

•  Emotional stress

•  Physical and mental exhaustion

•  Infections, high fever

•  Drug ingestion or sudden withdrawal

•  Flickering light, visual patterns, watching tv from near distance.

Acupressure treatment:

GV/Du 6, 12, 14, 16, 20, 24, 25, 26

CV 12, 14

LI 4

UB 15, 60, 61, 62

K1

P 5, 6, 7, 8

L 11

Sp 1

Ex 1, 6

Reflex points: brain, spinal column, all glands.

In addition to above points, treatment should be based on the cause of the disease and the related points should also be taken.

 

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