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Can Chiropractic Manipulation Help With Reducing Seizure Frequency In Epileptics
No: Seizures have their origin in the brain. Chiropractors have a discredited theory of disease causation with the spine as the center of illness. No spinal manipulation will alter the wiring pattern of the brain. You should be seeing a neurologist and there are some who specialize in seizures and epilepsy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
Can melatonin be used during the day to help relieve anxiety or are there safer supplement.I find melatonin greatly relieves mental and physical sympt?
Might flaxseed oil aid in the control of electrical activity in the brain, thus helping to reduce seizures?
No: I do not this this is proven to work in any study that i know about. And since seizures can literally be fatal - i would ask your neurologist about this. ...Read more
Possibly: Reiki practitioners are in many clinics and hospitals. Research is not far along enough to "prove" reiki as an effective therapy, though. Many people with emotional and physical pain use reiki along with standard treatments for their conditions. Find a practitioner who is well-trained and professional in his/her approach. http://www.reiki.org/ massage therapists, rn's & some md's may be found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Of course: The Botox injections are being increasingly used in pain management. They have been advocated as a preventive treatment for both migraine and tension-type headaches with some studies showing a reduction in the frequency, severity and disability associated with these headaches. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are isometric hand exercises beneficial for blood pressure reduction? Any experience with the zona plus device?
Baclofen for RLS? I've recently added in with vicodin some success. Certain muscle relaxers should have some impact?
Restless legs: syndrome and PLMD are treated with dopamine agonists such as ropinirole (approved in RLS) or pramipexole. If tests reveal that iron levels are low iron supplementation may be prescribed. Opioids and muscle relaxants are also a viable option. See a sleep specialist for RLS management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some people are harassing me with Remote Neural Control tech.Experienced expansion and contraction of muscles.Any drugs that can help me?
Yes, there's help: Doctors use medications such as Zyprexa, Risperdal, Abilify, and others, to get rid of the Remote Neural Control problem. If a patient is low on his medication, the Remote Neural Control issue can return, which means it is important to keep up with one's doctor appointments and stay on the proper medication. Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) is a once-a-month injection, so may help folks who tend to forget pills. ...Read more
Already diagnosed with epilepsy and migraine. Due to inflammation of occipital vessel. Why would mood modifiers, taken for grief, cause seizures?
Mood Rx & sz: Wellbutrin (bupropion) is a medicine that may cause seizures. It is not clear why this occurs, similar medicines are not so apt to have this side effect. It is likely to depend on how medicines such as Wellbutrin (bupropion) affect neural signalling within the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could the use of audio therapy(brainwave entrainment,isochronic tones) help to improve memory and concentration in adults with attention deficit?
No: No research has supported the efficacy of these treatments for ADHD. The best therapy for ADHD is an appropriate medication and cognitive behavioral therapy for support. Good reliable sources of information for parents with kids with ADHD (or other issues) are the AAP parent site: healthychildren.org and the Nemours site: kidshealth.org. Best of luck! ...Read more
Can patients (age 12) with autism and seizure disorder experience gains in cognitive and social function post seizure activity?
Seizure/Autism: Sure.Get a more detailed answer ›
Any herbs or supplements such as nitric oxide to help with daily tension headaches, facial pain, and pins n needles?used to take 600x3mg of ibuprofen
Can the pain reducing effects of tramadol lessen over time? What other medication could help control cervical spondylosis pain? Tried neurontin (gabapentin)...
Tramadol is a good: Drug because it works through many mechanisms. The next step up from that is Nucynta (tapentadol) which is available when tramadol no longer helps. You can ask your doctor about other non-opiod medications to be used in conjunction with the opiods for optimal pain relief. ...Read more
Will OTC meds for motion sickness help with neurologically based nausea (such as from damage to the spine and nerves would cause)?
Nausea: There are several different medications to help with nausea. They all work fairly well, but none work 100%. It would not hurt to try the otc meds, and if that does not help, then ask your doctor. If you are on any daily medications, you may want to check with your doctor before starting otc meds. ...Read more
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