Category: "Ketogenic Diet"

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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My epileptic toddler had 80 seizures a day — until I put him on the keto diet

My epileptic toddler had 80 seizures a day — until I put him on the keto diet

A woman whose child suffered from seizures as a child claims a keto diet helped control them. Susan Hall says her son’s rare form of epilepsy “grew out of control” in 2000 when he was just 18 months old; he suffered up to 80 seizures a day with anticonvulsants barely helping. Desperate, Hall turned to […]

Natural Treatments for Epilepsy: Do They Work?

Natural Treatments for Epilepsy: Do They Work?

Overview Epilepsy is traditionally treated with antiseizure medications. Although they can be extremely helpful, these medications may not work for everyone, and as with any medication, can come with a risk of side effects. Some people with epilepsy turn to natural treatments and alternative therapies to help relieve their symptoms or complement their treatments. From herbs and […]

Annual reviews, ketogenic diet and urgent referral for breakthrough seizures among changes to epilepsy guidelines

Annual reviews, ketogenic diet and urgent referral for breakthrough seizures among changes to epilepsy guidelines

People with well controlled epilepsy may not be offered an annual review, according to the updated guidelines for epilepsy healthcare professionals from The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). NICE now recommends that regular reviews (at least once a year) a should be offered to certain groups of people with epilepsy, according to […]

Keto Diet Bettered Fatigue, Depression in MS

Keto Diet Bettered Fatigue, Depression in MS

— Quality of life, disability showed improvements in phase II study A ketogenic diet was safe, tolerable, and provided clinical benefits to people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS), a phase II study found. Relapsing MS patients enrolled in the 6-month prospective ketogenic intervention had significant reductions in fat mass and showed a nearly 50% decline in fatigue […]

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