Convulsions Causes | Treatment in Convulsions

Convulsions Causes & Treatment

Convulsions are commonly found in babies. Babies, who have convulsions, do not cry. Babies with convulsions may experience jerk and they blink their eyes. If baby is trembling, consult the health care providers as soon as possible. About 4% of babies are affected by convulsions.

CAUSES

The main cause of Convulsions is fever. There are many causes which are associated with Convulsions in babies such as:-

  • Febrile convulsions
  • Problems in breathing
  • Whooping cough
  • Encephalitis
  • Stroke
  • Overdoses of drugs
  • Alcohol withdrawal

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

  • Facial spasms
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Body twitching
  • Head spasms

Diagnosis of convulsions

If someone has convulsion due to other health problems, laboratory parameters or physical examination will be suggested by the health care providers to determine the disease. Sometimes, doctor will ask questions about symptoms of disease.

TREATMENT

The types of treatment depend on the signs, symptoms and causes of convulsions in children. Tui Na techniques is very effective to reduce the symptoms of the disease. It is naturally Chinese massage treatment. Sometimes, biomedicine is used to treat the disease.

In some cases, traditional methods such as wearing of amulets and the use of incisions are helpful to reduce the convulsions in babies.