Disorders Of Children

Infantile convulsions

INFANTILE CONVULSIONS

It is a neurological disorder with an autosomal dominant mode of inheritance. It is a form of epilepsy caused by chaotic brain activity.

The most effective way of controlling a fit is to apply firm finger pressure at point Renzhong (DU. 26).

TREATMENT:

Yongquan (K.1)

High fever:

Dazhui (DU. 14)

Quchi ( L.I. 11)

Clouded sensorium :

Neiguan (P.6)

Taichong (LIV. 3)

Meningismus :

Fengchi (G.B. 20)

Respiratory depression:

Suliao ( DU. 25)

Cough:

Lieque (LU 7)

Excessive sputum:

Fenglong (ST. 40)

Febrile Fits

FEBRILE FITS

TREATMENT:

Yongquan (K.1)

High fever:

Dazhui (DU. 14)

Quchi ( L.I. 11)

Clouded sensorium :

Neiguan (P.6)

Taichong (LIV. 3)

Meningismus :

Fengchi (G.B. 20)

Respiratory depression:

Suliao ( DU. 25)

Cough:

Lieque (LU 7)

Excessive sputum:

Fenglong (ST. 40)

Epilepsy, Repetitive fits

EPILEPSY

TREATMENT:

Baihui (DU. 20)

Yintang (EX. 1)

Renzhong (DU. 26)

Shenmen (H. 7)

Shenmai (U. B. 62 )

Yaoqi (EX. 20)

Behaviour Disorders

BEHAVIOUR DISORDERS

These disorders are predominantly due to psychological factors.

TREATMENT :

Baihui ( DU. 20)

Sishencong (EX. 6)

Neiguan (P. 6)

Shenmen (H. 7)

Yanglingquan (G. B. 34)

Shenmai (U.B. 62 ).

Nocturnal Enuresis

NOCTURNAL ENURESIS

Intermittent bed-wetting could be due to inflammation of the urinary passages, but more often the cause may be neuromuscular inco-ordinaion with a psychological overlay.

TREATMENT :

Baihui (DU. 20)

Points on the front of  trunk :

Guanyuan ( REN . 4)

Zhongji (REN 3)

Qugu (REN 2)

Guilai (ST. 29)

Zusanli (ST. 36)

Sanyinjiao (SP.6)

Points on back of trunk :

Kunlun (U.B. 60)

Weizhong (U.B. 40)

Pyrexias

PYREXIAS

High fever in children occurs due to a variety of causes. When the child is moribund and toxic, the response to  drugs is not always satisfactory.

TREATMENT:

Dazhui (DU. 14)

Quchi (LI. 11)

Hegu (L.I. 4)