Epilepsy

Epilepsy is very old disease in Eastern, one of the first known documentation of epilepsy appeared in ‘the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine’(700-221 BC, China).

Acupuncture was first introduced as a therapy to treat epilepsy in 1972 to the American public. The technique of acupuncture has been used in China for thousands of years.

Studies on acupuncture and Traditonal Chinese Medicine for epilepsy have found the treatment to reduce seizures in individuals. An increasing number of individuals with epilepsy are finding that TCM and acupuncture for epilepsy are helping them to better control their seizures.

How Acupuncture works for Epilepsy?

• Studies have shown that acupuncture produces endocrine and neurological responses helpful in counteracting the effects of stress.
• Studies show that acupuncture increases cholecystokinin level in the central nervous system a deficiency of which can cause seizures.

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