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Epilepsy – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Epilepsy is a neurological disorders. It is categorized by epileptic attacks. The epileptic attacks are episodes of strong trembling.

Epilepsy Symptoms:

  • Stiffening of muscles
  • Mild or vigorous shaking of arms and legs
  • Patient appears to be staring in some direction
  • Accidental urination
  • Unconsciousness
  • Patient may cry or make noise
  • Vomiting
  • Drooling
  • Memory loss

Epilepsy Causes:

  • The brain sends electrical impulses which control muscle movements
  • In epilepsy, excessive electrical impulses are sent out by the brain
  • This leads to stiffening of the muscles which causes jerking reactions
  • The seizure stops when the brain stops sending these impulses

Natural Home Remedy Using Ash Gourd and Liquorice Powder:

  1. Ash gourd is considered as one of the best remedies for seizures
  2. Take 1 bowl of crushed ash gourd
  3. Press it on a sieve and extract its juice
  4. Add 3 tsp liquorice powder
  5. Mix well
  6. Drink once a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Milk and Garlic:

  1. Take 100 ml milk
  2. Add 100 ml water
  3. Pour in a vessel
  4. Allow the mixture to boil for 10-15 min
  5. Crush 4-5 garlic cloves
  6. Press on a sieve and extract garlic juice
  7. Add it to the milk mixture
  8. Mix well
  9. Drink once a day


  • A common myth is that during a seizure one may swallow his tongue, however this is not true
  • Avoid putting anything in the mouth of the patient during a seizure attack

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