SCREENING MODELS USED FOR ANTI-EPILEPTIC ACTIVITY AND VARIOUS HERBAL SOURCES BENEFICIAL IN EPILEPSY: A REVIEW
Praveen Kumar Dixit, Suchita Mittal* and Bhupendra Chauhan
Epilepsy involves a group of problems that goes ahead of seizures. The commonness of the disease in developing countries is advanced than that in developed countries the causes of epilepsy embrace chemical imbalance such as low blood sugar or sodium, head injuries, drug abuse or with-drawl, alcohol withdrawal, stroke or conditions that affect the blood vessels (vascular system) in the brain, hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) in the brain, brain tumour, brain infection,
such as meningitis or encephalitis and Alzheimer‟s disease. It is obligatory to explore for an antiepileptic agent that is highly effectual as well as secure in terms of drug related toxicity. The main aim of this review is to explore about epilepsy, types of epilepsy and some screening methods for anti-epileptic activity.
Keywords: Epilepsy, Anti-epilepsy, Seizures, Screening methods.
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