Iranian Medicinal Plants and Intractable Epilepsy in Childhood: A Narrative Review

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Hadi Tohidi; Elnaz Faraji; Alireza Ataei Nakhaei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 33-36

  Epilepsy is a major neurological disorder, which may occur in all age groups, including children. Approximately 20% of epileptic children are drug-resistant. Uncontrolled seizures pose variable risks to patients, such as increased mortality rate, trauma, and cognitive and psychiatric disorders. Therefore, ...  Read More

The effect of curcumin on epilepsy: an experimental review

Mina Erfani; Farah Ashrafzadeh; javad Akhondian; Hamid Reza Rahimi; Mehran Beiraghi-Toosi; Hashem Lashgari-Kalat; Ehsan Alaei; Monica Zeynalzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 131-135

  Nearly 70 million people worldwide suffer from epilepsy. Despite administration of routine antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), nearly 30% of seizures are resistant to treatment called drug resistant epilepsy (DRE). Since the epilepsy treatment may result in consequences of multi-drugs administration or sometimes ...  Read More