Acupuncture is very much effective in epilepsy. It’s a disorder in nervous system which cause disfunction in brain cells and finally causing in seizures. New research finds out that Acupuncture combined with medications is much more effective than using only medications as a Therapy for Epilepsy. The research conducted in a hospital of Henan brings out the positive results in Acupuncture Therapy for Epilepsy.
In two groups first one is treated with pharmaceutical medication only and the second group was treated with medication and acupuncture therapy. The group received both scalp acupuncture and body acupuncture in addition to pharmaceutical medications came out with significant relief over the patient that were treated with pharmaceutical medication.
According to TCM principles, epilepsy is an excess condition although it may arise from deficiencies in chronic cases. The onset of heredity related epilepsy is usually during early childhood. In TCM, epilepsy involves internal liver wind, liver qi stagnation and may also be exacerbated by dampness in the spleen and stomach, particularly due to irregular food intake. Fear and fright may trigger epilepsy. Fear disorders the qi and fright descends the qi thereby causing liver and kidney related internal wind due to deficiency.
The focus Traditional Chinese Medication can successfully is to revive consciousness, dissolve phlegm, soothe the liver qi and to dispel the wind. Heart, Spleen and Kidney channel points are commonly selected following a seizure. The treatment principle is to soothe the spirit, nourish the heart and kidneys and to strengthen the spleen and stomach.