Seizures

Treatments for Depression

…why it’s such a great anti-seizure medication. Seizures are caused by sudden, abnormal, and out-of-control electrical spikes in the brain. Dilantin simply smoothes the electrical flow, thus preventing seizures. Although seizure disorders are relatively rare, millions and millions of…

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Treating Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome is a neurological condition characterized by uncontrolled movements of the arms and legs. Caused by disruptions in the electrical activity of the nervous system, it can be extremely annoying and disruptive. And because symptoms are worse when you’re relaxed, sitting, or…

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ADHD Treatments That Really Work

…addictions, memory impairment, and other neurological ailments. Treating ADHD With Dilantin Dilantin is a prescription drug commonly used for seizure disorders. When taken in smaller doses, however, it calms down the “static” that gives rise to brooding thoughts, poor attention,…

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How to Ward Off Cognitive Decline

…enhances cognition and memory and facilitates learning.” Used as a drug in Europe and Asia to treat patients with strokes, head trauma, seizures, and dementia—in one study it performed as well as Aricept, the leading Alzheimer’s drug—piracetam is also popular among people…

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Can't Sleep? Try These Natural Remedies

…Dilantin. In these stressful times, ruminating, busy minds underlie many a restless night. Low doses of Dilantin, a drug used primarily for seizure disorders, tone down the static and help banish the worrisome thoughts that keep us awake. If your doctor is unwilling to write you a prescription,…

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Migraines: An Ounce of Prevention…

…Academy of Neurology updated their migraine prevention guidelines. As expected, their recommendations include prescription drugs such as seizure meds, beta-blockers, and NSAIDs. But they also highlighted a handful of natural therapies for reducing the severity and frequency of attacks—all…

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Treating Shingles Naturally

Every year, a million new cases of herpes zoster, better known as shingles, are diagnosed in the U.S. This condition, which will affect roughly one in three Americans during their lifetimes, typically begins with numbness, tingling or itching on one side of the head or body along the nerve lines and…

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