The efficacy of homoeopathy on enhancement in quality of life in children with epilepsy
Author(s): Dr. A Mohammed Shahul Irfan and Dr. V Sathish Kumar
Abstract: Objectives: To study the improvement in the Quality of Life in Epilepsy affected Children’s with Homoeopathic medicines. To find the Homoeopathic remedies in the treatment of Epilepsy from complete repertory. Background: Children with epilepsy particularly suffer from the Problems with Chronic antiepileptic medication use which is associated with possible side effects and have an influence on a child´s overall health and quality of life. Homeopathy system of medicine which not only relieves the symptom of the disease but also improve the quality of life in chronic diseases, as the medicine selection is based on the individuality of the patient. Materials and Methods: Random selection of 15 cases presenting with similar symptoms of Epilepsy from the OPD, and peripheral centres of Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College are taken. Pre and post treatment analysis was done using Quality of Life in Childhood Epilepsy scale score (QOLCE-55).Remedies prescribed based on the rubrics selected from the complete repertory. Result and Conclusion: Comparing the before and after scores based on Quality of life scale 55 for epilepsy of all the 15 cases taken for this study, 7 cases showed marked improvement, 5 cases showed moderate improvement, 1 case showed mild improvement and 2 case did not show any improvement. The study concludes that individualistic approach of Homoeopathy on epilepsy affected children’s found effective in the management of epilepsy as well as improvement in the quality of life.
Dr. A Mohammed Shahul Irfan, Dr. V Sathish Kumar. The efficacy of homoeopathy on enhancement in quality of life in children with epilepsy. Int J Hom Sci 2021;5(4):132-134. DOI: 10.33545/26164485.2021.v5.i4b.464