A Comparative Review on Epilepsy and its Treatment Options

  • Yash Anand Sinha Research Scholar, BIU College of Pharmacy, Bareilly International University, Bareilly-243006, Uttar Pradesh India
  • Rohit Kumar Bijauliya Bareilly International University Bareilly-243006, Uttar Pradesh India
  • Sunny Patel Bareilly International University Bareilly-243006, Uttar Pradesh India
  • Danishta Asif Bareilly International University Bareilly-243006, Uttar Pradesh India

Abstract

In today's fast-paced society, individuals are subjected to numerous forms of stress, and the majority of the world's population suffers from various neurological disorders. The imbalance of excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters is one of the mechanisms driving epilepsy. Epileptic seizures can cause loss of awareness, tremors, disorientation, difficulties reacting, and visual or other sensory symptoms, depending on which parts of the brain are implicated. The usage of benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and ion channel modulators in the treatment of epilepsy was categorised depending on the place of origin and symptoms. Allopathic treatment should typically begin with a single antiepileptic medication. Ayurvedic treatment approaches include purifying measures such as therapeutic purgatives and pacifying therapies such as single herb and polyherbal formulations. The review's goal is to look at pathogenesis, epilepsy categorization, signs and symptoms, allopathic and Ayurvedic medicine therapy, and future trends in epilepsy.


 

Keywords: Epilepsy, Seizures, Allopathic treatment, Ayurvedic

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Yash Anand Sinha, Rohit Kumar Bijauliya, Sunny Patel, and Danishta Asif. “A Comparative Review on Epilepsy and Its Treatment Options”. Current Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 12, no. 1, Apr. 2022, pp. 12-18, doi:10.24092/CRPS.2022.120102.
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