i once had a seizure and went to the ER. when they took my blood and tested it the doctor came to me and asked if I ever ate salt. I rarely did and told him so. He told me I needed to that I had a sodium deficiency!
I use unprocessed sea salt today :)
How long did it take the epsom salt to have its effect and did he stop his medication?
Hi, reading thru posts seems like a lot of folks started having seizure activity start when teens. Natural progesterone stops seizures that are from hormonal imbalance.
Cayenne is very good to get you out of a seizure or if you feel one coming on. 1 tsp Cayenne in a cup of hot water. As soon as the Cayenne reaches in your mouth, it start working. During an attack of seizure just use a teaspoon to get the Cayenne in the mouth either by yourself or someone.
Lita Lee's 1987 (?) book, The Enzyme Cure, has a valuable chapter on epilepsy... It goes into detail about seizures at certain points in menstrual cycles, etc. She advocates certain enzyme herbal supplements as well as progesterone. Don't know if she's still alive but was in Portland, OR, last I know of.
you should look into grounding/earthing. it grounds your body to the earth, and normalizes everything electrical in the body. It has helped reduce seizures significantly in my daughter.
I should have asked you how often did you have the seizures and what type? Petit mal?
Wow. You sound exactly like me with the seizures. I am glad I came across this. I will try it all out!
Pam, I too have had seizures since my teens and I am 44 now. My menstrual cycle/hormones have played a role as well. The seizures got increasingly worse as I got older AND after I had my daughter. I recently started putting coconut oil in my coffee in the morning and in my tea at light (about 1 tbsp. at a time). I also eat a spoonful of peanut butter every day and add a little butter if I eat bread, toast, bagel, ect. Anyway to get a little fat. I only eat fish (no red meat or poultry) so I found this works for me. Avocado is also an option. It has been working for me. No medication has ever worked.
Almost a month seizure free. Its worth a try, the coconut oil can't hurt. Good luck!!! :)
I live in Springfield Ohio. My daughter, soon to be 41, is epileptic and has been having seizures since around 16. They have worsened and more frequent as she gets older and usually happens around or during her menstrual cycle. When she was between the ages of 10-14 she was sliding down a rot-iron railing outside and fell backwards, hit her head on a cement step. I always thought this was the cause of her issues but the doctors say it is hereditary. There are no relatives that had or has epilepsy. She had the vagus nerve implant surgery and it doesn't help. Doctors have used her as a guinea pig with many different medicines, all of which I'm sure reeks havoc on all other internal organs. I'm desperately searching for some sort of natural relief for her can anyone help?
My 16 year old daughter started having seizures this year. I believe it was due to stress, poor diet and excessive exercise. She did not like the side effects of medication. A friend suggested magnesium. Since I have encouraged her to eat a little more food and take vitamins along with the addition of magnesium, she has not had any seizures.
Pease, what brand of Zinc was from the Superstore? Thank you.
HI U GOOD PEOPLE DOIN,,,,,,,,,, have a neighbor in her 40's and she has had several seizures, with shakes, eyes rolled back and blacks out. Her husband has witnessed this several times. She just reported that all her medical tests came back negative and so there is no explanation for her problem. She was delighted with the results. Bull. She just has not had another seizure. Her case is still not closed. I think I will get a call with her next seizure.
Before, when I related that an infant of a friend had seizures and Vanderbilt, nor the U of Tn Medical school could find the problem and both recommended exploratory brain surgery. Instead they took the infant to my Natural Doctor, who took it's DNA, which revealed a brain parasite. With homeopathic drops the infant was back to normal within a few months. No trial surgery, no big medical bill. What was so traumatic for my friend is this was his December son. He was a grandfather by his three grown daughters. He teared up telling me the story.
When I related this story to my neighbor she instantly dismissed the possibility. Hey,,,,,, and she is a nurse.
What is so sad is that lots of folks have this problem and when the surgery finds a parasite, they call it a tumor because insurance will not pay for a parasite. The doctors then call the worm a tumor. $$$$$$$ Game over.
My doctor also took on an airline executive that all the Big Names could not find her problem. That too turned out to be a parasite she had picked up in Thailand. Doctors knew all this stuff prior to Big Pharma controlling the medical schools.
The U S is # 1 in Trauma medicine. It is #37 in common sense, right behind Cuba, who leads the world in Ozone Medicine.
Any old coconut oil will work?
Dietary Changes, Bio-Identical Hormones
What were the changes to her diet that were made?
I have had epileptic seiezures all of my life, 59 years. All of these years, up until 2014, I was having 2-3 seizures per week. No doctors ever could figure me out. In 2014, I had a bad accident, where the main reason for the grand-mal, was because my doctor, then, was overdosing me. As soon as I could go back to living on my own, I started to only eat organic food and start to take more vitamins. My seizures went way down in how many, but I'm still having them. I've been taking coconut oil almost everyday, mostly while cooking.
From what I've been reading on this page, I will start taking coconut oil as a medicine everyday, instead of only using some while cooking. I really hope that I will feel even more of a healthy reaction.
Avoid Artificial Sweeteners
What is aspartame?
EC: Aspartame is an artificial sweetener found in many "sugar-free" products like diet soda, cookies, gum, etc.
Did he stop his meds? and what type of epilepsy does he have?
do you take it just in the morning or even in the evenings?
and what type of seizure did you have?
and did you stop your meds when you started taking the epsom salts?
Is this still working fr u....??Plzzz let me know if it worked...M seeking help...Thank u
Is it still working for u..?? Please let me know if it has worked for u..M seeking help from u...Thank you...
Absolutely yes! Epsom salts is very good for pregnant women because your need for magnesium is greatly increased. So the Epsom salts provide valuable minerals of magnesium as well as sulfur.
Epsom salt is great during pregnancy. The need for magnesium is even greater then and Epsom salt provide that.
~Mama to Many~
Sir may I ask if this epsom salt is still good for pregnant with epelipsy. Thank you for sharing your idea and experience for this condition. Hopefully you can also share this idea with us.
My son is on tegreto cr for d past 7yrs, can he also take Epsom salt? Pls. He is 17 yrs now.
According to some researchers' conclusions, there is a chance magnesium supplementation may not be ideal at specific times for people with active Lyme coinfections aka MSIDS. I believe it's babesia (possibly bartonella also) that uses magnesium for certain active processes, and some MSIDS strategies recommend a duration of antimicrobial treatment before supplementing magnesium. It's my understanding this approach is based in part on a study that concluded that magnesium deficiency was protective in mice experimentally infected with babesia. Babesia and bartonella are associated with potentially disabling symptoms and immune issues.
Does your son have amalgam fillings? It may be healthier to find an alternative that doesn't contain mercury, and get the mercury ones pried out by a real biologic dentist who is taking specific steps to avoid mercury exposure to staff, patients, and the environment. Some researchers believe that mercury disables the body's detox system.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Melanie, glad she was doing better. And like EC wondering how you were using the diluted frankincense oil. Assuming topically, not internally?
The term "drug resistant epilepsy" what exactly does that mean?
I've been researching lately and found that choline and inositol are said to rebuild the myelin sheath. Look into that to see what you might fine. I believe CDP Choline (Citicholine) is the best type of choline for sheath regeneration.
Audrey from Florida very rightly said. Doctors, in general like to keep patients in dark about the cause of illness and wants earning. Some say- my illness doctor's happiness.
Regular Potassium intake from natural food can play a vital role in lowering seizure rate. Suffering person requires detoxification of body. Potassium helps a lot in de-tox program. Raw Potato juice can supply body required amount of Potassium with lest cost. I derived maximum benefit from Potassium, lemon, fenugreek seeds etc. to bring benefit of incurable person right from common cold to cancer, acidity to arthritis.
Please help and share this life saving information with your friend and family.
My brother is 17 now and has been having siezures since he was 2 and he stopped walking in 2013 and im really scared he going to die one day from a siezures and he has been on alk kinds of meds and I want him to be able to walk again and be siezure free.
Take half a teaspoonful of Epsom Salts.....food quality.... in a small drink of orange juice every morning, and see the results!! Fantastic when even the grand mal fits cease....and its all natural too......Try it!
Did your son remain on Depakote with Keto to become seizure free for 7 months? Thank you.
Dietary Changes, Bio-Identical Hormones
We have done a lot of different things to recover my daughter from her seizure activity, and she is now 95% seizure free. Dietary changes that removed her triggers were key, along with optimizing her vitamins and minerals. She also uses natural bio-identical progesterone for her catamenial seizures, and has had great success with that as well.
Hi, I used coconut oil daily basis when cooking and with paste of turmeric that has reduced seizures. I used to have seziures every second day and stress was my biggest concern. A neurolgist tried to put me on new drug, however I had history of depression since childhood so I continued to see how my body responds to this diet of coconut oil and turmeric.
Recommended by Adelle Davis who wrote 4 books on natural remedies.....all of which work!!
Ketogenic diet stops epileptic seizure in a significant percentage of children. Read below.
I believe this excerpt from Thomas Levy's book deserves an additional cure for ketogenic diet. The book is called "Curing the Incurable" 3rd edition, ebook page 316 of 7745.
In one of the more recent references in the April, 2000 issue of Pediatrics eleven studies on the ketogenic diet were reviewed. The authors concluded that the ketogenic diet completely stopped medically unresponsive seizures in a significant percentage of children. The diet also reduced seizure frequency by over 90% in an even greater percentage of children! Similar articles were found in the various neurology and epilepsy journals. Sadly, it would seem that many pediatricians and pediatric neurologists do not know what is in the most current issues of their primary and specialty journals.
Taurine, Tyrosine, B-50 Complex, Acupuncture
Hello, I am wondering how you are doing? Did you get off the keppra? My 14yr daughter had her first 8 seizures since March 2016. She is on 500mg a day of the keppra but still had 3 seizures while on it and Neuro just wants to double the dosage but I don't want to and want to wean her off eventually of it for good. Still working on being seizure free though, whole foods supplements, all the B's, mag, taurine, omega 3.... now looking into the cbd oil...Thanks for sharing...hope all is well!
How can I go about this? thank you in advance
Thank you Faithinhealing for sharing that information. I have epilepsy since my early 30s and been taking first Dilantin and now Phenytoin. Now I'm in my early 60s. Now, because I have wait till March of this year to see my doctor, I'm about to run out of medicine. My doctor won't renew until he sees me, but told my pharmacy to give me enough medicine to last until middle of March. Except the pharmacy disobeyed the doctor and only give me one month supply instead two and half months that I'm supposed to get. So, I was very glad when you mentioned the coconut oil. Again, thank you. Now I have an alternative cure to help me.
Coconut Oil, Vitamins
Lovely to read your msg. It gives me confidence that I will be able to write the same in 2 years time. I have just started using coconut oil 3 days ago with serious intention. I am 60yrs now having 1 seizure approx. every 10 days. the meds don't work and I hate the side-effects, especially now that I am getting older. What got you started? Did you need to add MCT oil also & why have you added the vitamins. You mention about a diet change, What did you alter it? It'll be great to communicate with you to share experiences, positive & negative.
Fish Oil, Spirulina
Fish oil and spirulina for intractable epilepsy.
I started spirulina in Dec.2014 each day and added fish oil last year plus vitamins: as of Nov.2016, I haven't had major (collapsing) seizure for over three months. Also take 5000 IU Vit, D3 (liquid for under tongue) because I am celiac w/leaky gut: as well as vitamins E, zinc and B6 and tyrosine and 3000 mg taurine.
Believe I am over-medicated so have reduced my medication occasionally with no effect.
Actually sage is known to cause seizures, as are rosemary.
Good observation but there are other likely culprits like food preservatives Sodium Nitrate and Monosodium Glutamate. I doubt that Sage alone would cause seizures but maybe interacting with something else. Anyway, you would need to get a list of ALL the added ingredients going into the sausage and go from there.
For years I have had seizures. The medications finally got to the point of not controlling them. I was doing research on anything I could find to help. I would notice mine would tend to be more in the fall/ winter time which didn't make any since to me. I was a attending a lot of meat shoots and winning fresh sausage, eating dressing at Thanksgiving and at Christmas. What did this have in common? Sage! I looked up in my herb book that anyone that had seizures was to avoid sage. Since I have done this I have now been having less seizures (it's been 7 1/2 years now)since I have had one. A friend also tried doing without sausage just to see, (he couldn't make it through breakfast without having a seizure)so he ate bacon a week and was seizure free, and when he ate the sausage again, BOOM a seizure. Just wondered if anyone else had this before.
Coconut oil and vitamins are a big help for seizures.
I eat, drink, cook with organic coconut oil as much as I can. One of my favorite drinks is coconut water. I also enjoy flavored drinks that are partially coconut. These drinks are all organic. Every time that I cook in a pan, I never use vegetable oil or butter. Instead, I use organic coconut oil. When cooking in a pot, the recipe usually asks you to add some butter. Instead of butter, I always add coconut oil. That tastes good and is very good for the body and brain. My coconut oil hardens on it's own, so I usually take a chunk out of the bottle. When I do want to measure it, I put it in the microwave for a short period of time. That liquefies it. I also use the coconut oil on wounds. It heals them quickly. I also take vitamins to help my epilepsy. The ones that I take, because I feel that they also are healing my epilepsy, are: Omega, Turmeric, CoQ10, and Methyl B-12. I no longer eat any Dairy foods or drinks. All of this, is on top of how I still am taking my medicines. Even though I do, I lowered my medicine dose about a year ago, mainly because the doctors dislike lowering their patient's dose.
This year, I'm 58 years old. Before I changed my diet so strongly, about 2 years ago, I was having 2 seizures every week, during my whole life. As of today, it has been 4 months since my last seizure.
Epsom Salt is also is helping my 28 year old son. Seizure free since first dose over three months ago. Grateful.
Adelle Davis is my favourite natural health guru.....I have all of her 4 books, and have used the remedies for all things over 40 years. Here in Spain I have not been to a doctor for 16 years....natural remedies are amazing It's not what you take, but how much you take re vitamins and there is a cure for cancer too, which no one wants to broadcast. That cure has been around for about 40 years.....B17....laetrile, kills only the cancer cells. It works!
I had a breakthrough seizure at 3am after starting on epsom salts a little over a month ago...I take tegretol twice daily. Is there a bad interaction btwn epsom salts and tegretol per chance?...from what I keep reading epsom salts are supposed to be the cure all for seizures and that doesnt seem to be the case in my situation...I was seizure free via tegretol until I started on epsom salt...what are your thoughts?
Someone in my family developed grand mal seizures just over a year ago at the age of 52. He had 4 big seizures within a 6 month period, lost part of his memory & he refused to take any form of meds. I read here on EC about Epsom salt and I immediately bought food grade Epsom salt. He takes half teaspoon in the morning & same in the evening with pure orange juice. We also had to cut out on food additives & went on natural food.
It's now 8 months of seizure free & we thank God & EC for this forum. It will take a while for the body to rid the toxins so don't give up. Epsom salt is natural and has no side effects.
I hope this post will help someone & save lives.
Please be careful of Celestial Seasonings teas as they have pesticides in them.
All these work for my frontal lobe seizures : Valerian. Also Yogi Caramel bedtime tea and Celestial Seasons tea with valerian.
I need to find a Dr in South Bend, In. or Chicago downtown, that treats frontal lobe epilepsy. I will refuse all medications unless they are natural. I take valerian for my seizures, it works fine. I was harshly criticized by a Neurologist for this, but I DO NOT CARE.
Sandra. Here are Ted's remedy pages for epilepsy. Epsom would help but I thought you might like a bigger picture. Janet
Where did you get the recommendation for the Epsom salt? My husband is on Dilantin & Keppra. Has been epileptic since 11. As he has gotten older it has gotten worse. Am scared to try this.
20 sessions of what??? Please, let us know <3 I have similar issues. Thank you!
When taking coconut oil for medicinal purposes, I use extra virgin and have taken it any number of ways - in coffee, off the spoon, mixed into oatmeal, added to cooked vegetables etc. While I do cook with it some, I am suspecting that some of the nutrients (enzymes, perhaps) would be lost in cooking, so don't count that as part of my daily dose of coconut oil, if I am taking it for medicinal purposes.
~Mama to Many~
Do you just eat the spoonful of coconut oil -- or add it to drink, coffee??????