EPILEPSY TREATMENT

Seizure or Fits

Vanchilingam Advanced Neurology and Stroke Provide the Best Epilepsy Treatment in India

What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy or fits are neurological disorders marked by sudden repetitive episodes of disturbances in sensorium followed by either tonic, clonic or tonic-clonic convulsions or automatisms in case of complex partial seizures or just momentary loss of consciousness in case of Absence seizures. To make it simple for common people to understand epilepsy is hyperactivity of the neurons in the brain. Epilepsy or fits are considered to be the idiopathic disease which is one of the commonest causes of seizures.

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Causes of Epilepsy

It is important to know about the causes of epilepsy that causes acute seizures in the patients so that you can get an idea about what it is all about.

  • Traumatic injury of the brain
  • Scarring on the brain after a brain injury has occurred
  • Any serious illness or a very high fever
  • Tumour or cyst in the brain
  • Stroke
  • Lack of oxygen supply in the brain
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cortical venous sinus thrombosis
  • Metabolic Abnormalities and Electrolyte disturbances like Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia.
  • Other vascular diseases
  • Maternal drug use or prenatal brain injury or malformation
  • Infectious diseases like meningitis or AIDS
  • Heredity or genetic or developmental disorders or any other neurological disease.
  • Alcohol and drug withdrawal can also cause seizures

Now you know why epilepsy occurs but you need not worry at all since our hospital is here to take care of epilepsy at its best. Irrespective of the causes of epilepsy, our hospital is equipped with a state of art Neuro ICU to makes sure that the patients get the supreme quality treatment.

Services We Offer

Our hospital has fully trained Neurologists and epileptologists who take care of all epilepsy patients to the best of their abilities to give them the best possible care so that they recover faster. The services that we offer are as discussed below.

Counselling

Epilepsy is of chronic nature which not only affects the patients but also their family members both emotionally and financially. This is the reason as to why we offer effective counselling services to the patients and their family members so that get the necessary help in the situations of crisis. In the counselling sessions offered by our qualified & experienced counsellors, we reassure the patients that it is a disorder and not a disease so that they are able to come out of the crisis.

Education

We aim to educate th
e patients with epilepsy along with their family members so that they have accurate information and no misleading or false information which helps in the removal of a lot of stress, anxiety & fear. We help them to understand the exact nature of the seizure that has taken place. Our trained healthcare professionals make sure that adequate help is offered for coping with epilepsy and the impact of the initial diagnosis is reduced significantly.

Individualised Treatment Plans

At VANS, we make it a point to devise individualised treatment plans for each of the patients affected with epilepsy. We understand that each of the patients affected with epilepsy has different causes and different levels of neurological disturbance. This is the reason why we study and counsel each person affected with epilepsy and then formulate a specialised & individualised treatment plan for them to give them the best possible treatment. Our hospital is well-known for epilepsy treatment in India.

Medication and Side Effect Monitoring

The selection of the medication for epilepsy varies with the type of epilepsy, age, gender and other types of medications on which the patient is already on. The main aim of medication for epilepsy is the reduction of the seizures. The drugs we prescribe to out epilepsy patients help in the reduction of the frequency and the severity of the seizures. It is to be kept in mind that the medications are not able to stop a seizure which is already in progress and neither those drugs are a cure for epilepsy. Our trained and experienced healthcare professionals use a single drug or a combination of drugs for each of the affected individuals accordingly.
But another important point that needs to be discussed here is the potential side effects caused by the medication. Some of the possible side effects are as follows.

  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Skin irritation or rashes
  • Memory problems
  • Improper coordination

Apart from these common side effects some of the very rare but serious side effects include inflammation of the liver or any other organs and depression. At Dr.Vanchilingam Hospital, we ensure that the side effects are closely monitored and administered effectively so that no further complications arise.

Why Choose Us as the Best Hospital for Epilepsy Treatment in India?

At VANS, we are committed to providing top-notch epilepsy treatment and care. Here are a few reasons why we are considered the best hospital for epilepsy treatment in India:

Experienced Specialists :

We have a team of the best epilepsy doctors in Chennai who are highly experienced and specialised in treating various forms of epilepsy. Our doctors are equipped with the latest knowledge and technologies to provide the best care possible.

Comprehensive Care

From diagnosis to treatment and follow-up, we offer comprehensive care for epilepsy patients. Our state-of-the-art facilities and advanced treatment methods ensure that patients receive the best possible outcomes.

Personalized Treatment Plans

We understand that each patient’s condition is unique. Our individualised treatment plans are uniquely designed for each patient, ensuring the best epilepsy treatment in india.

Advanced Technology

Our hospital is equipped with the latest technology for diagnosing and treating epilepsy. This allows us to provide cutting-edge treatments and therapies that improve patient outcomes.

Support and Education

We provide extensive support and education to patients and their families. Our counselling services help patients cope with the emotional and psychological impact of epilepsy, while our educational programs ensure they have accurate and comprehensive information about their condition.

Dedicated Neuro ICU

Our dedicated Neuro ICU is equipped with the latest monitoring and treatment equipment to provide the highest level of care for patients with severe epilepsy and other neurological conditions.

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At Vanchilingam Advanced Neurology and Stroke Hospital in Chennai, we strive to provide the highest quality of care for patients with epilepsy. Our comprehensive approach ensures that all aspects of the patient’s condition are addressed, from diagnosis to treatment and ongoing management. If you are looking for the best hospital for epilepsy treatment in India, look no further. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterised by sudden, repetitive episodes of disturbances in sensorium, often accompanied by convulsions or momentary loss of consciousness. It is diagnosed through a combination of medical history, neurological exams, and diagnostic tests such as electroencephalograms (EEGs), MRI, and CT scans. At VANS, our specialists use advanced diagnostic tools to accurately diagnose epilepsy and determine the best course of treatment.

AtVANS , we offer a comprehensive range of treatments for epilepsy, including medication management, individualised treatment plans, counselling, and education. Our team of experienced neurologists and epileptologists use the latest medications and therapies to reduce the frequency and severity of seizures. In severe cases, we also offer surgical options and advanced therapies like vagus nerve stimulation (VNS).

Yes, while epilepsy medications are effective in controlling seizures, they can have potential side effects. Common side effects include dizziness, fatigue, skin rashes, memory problems, and improper coordination. In rare cases, more serious side effects such as liver inflammation or depression may occur. At VANS, we closely monitor and manage these side effects to ensure the best possible outcome for our patients.

Family support is crucial for individuals with epilepsy. Family members can help by being informed about the condition, attending counselling sessions, and providing emotional and practical support. At Dr. Vanchilingam Hospital, we offer counselling and education services to help families understand epilepsy and learn how to support their loved ones effectively. This includes learning how to respond during a seizure and ensuring the patient adheres to their treatment plan.

Vanchilingam Advanced Neurology and Stroke Hospital in Chennai is recognized as the best hospital for epilepsy treatment in India due to our experienced team of specialists, state-of-the-art facilities, and comprehensive approach to patient care. We provide personalised treatment plans, advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies, and extensive support and education for patients and their families. Our dedicated Neuro ICU ensures that patients with severe epilepsy receive the highest level of care.

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