Epilepsy is a nerve related physical disorder. In epilepsy, the brain’s normal electrical activity is disrupted and the patient experiences seizures as a result of that. In an Epilepsy attack, patients may lose consciousness or his/her vision can turn blank for a few seconds. Patients lose control over their senses and start making queer movements like jerking or thrashing various parts of their body.
Epilepsy attack can be controlled but it cannot be cured. Therefore treatment of epilepsy has to be continued for the whole life. Patient has to continuously remain health conscious. That’s how he/she can lead a healthy life.
The natural remedies of epilepsy are more to do with life style management. The remedies include certain advice.
Epilepsy patients should follow the strict diet; they should live in a relaxed environment and they should do the minimum or less intensity exercise on a regular basis. Once in a week, a fruit diet is good for these patients.
Instead of heavy large meals, epilepsy patients should prefer taking small meals during the day.
Application of mud pack is said to be a good cure to decrease the occurrence of an epileptic attack in a patient.
Application of hot and cold compress at the back of the head for 2-3 minutes proves beneficial in controlling epileptic seizures. At the same time bathing in Epsom salt treated water proves healthy for the patients suffering from epilepsy.
The patients of epilepsy should avoid all sorts of emotional outbursts. Strict avoidance of physical and mental stress and a relaxing life style is the secret of the consistent well-being of an epileptic patient.
The sharp aroma of basil helps an epileptic patient to recover from a seizure attack quickly. It is thereby recommended that epilepsy patients should keep basil flower or basil essential oil fragrance in a hanky which they can inhale the moment the seizure strikes.
Fresh grape juice consumption works almost like a miracle for an epilepsy patient. The patient of epilepsy should drink 500ml grape juice three times daily for minimum three months. This simple natural remedy will surely help him/her get better control over epileptic seizures.
Vitamin B6 is a good supportive dietary remedy for epilepsy. Natural sources of vitamin B6 are milk, rice, brewer’s yeast, green leafy vegetables, peanuts, and carrots and these ingredients should be included in the daily diet of epileptic persons.