West Syndrome and its Ayurvedic Management
Vivek B Singh, Supriya B Kurane and Deepnarayan V Shukla
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
West syndrome is a rare epileptic disease having the triad of infantile spasms, a pathognomonic EEG pattern (called hypsarrhythmia), and developmental regression - although the international definition requires only two out of these three elements. This means that it is an electroclinical epileptic syndrome. The purpose of this study was to find out an effective remedy to reduce the number of seizures and also help the child to attain development. The concept of using ghruta preparation in the this syndrome has been studied and various other ayurvedic panchkarma treatment which is useful in treating the disease.