Tag Archives: epilepsy treatment

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  • Reference Pieces Managing Expectations of Diet Therapy for Epilepsy

    We all have different goals and reasons for attempting diet therapy, and those are what determine how satisfied we are with the outcome. What...
  • Articles Managing Epilepsy during Labor

    Labor and delivery are usually normal for women with epilepsy. Antiepileptic medications can be given intravenously during labor to reduce...
  • Reference Pieces Is Diet Therapy Right for My Child's Epilepsy?

    Our approach to the big question of “Should I try dietary therapy?” is this: unless you or your child has a metabolic condition that makes...
  • Reference Pieces What Is the Modified Atkins Diet for Epilepsy?

    The Modified Atkins Diet (MAD) was created at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the early part of the new millennium. It began as a way to offer a...
  • Articles Your Epilepsy Health Care Team

    Health care is a partnership. The notion that doctors give orders and patients follow them is old and unwise. People with epilepsy are part...
  • Reference Pieces Calculating the Ketogenic Diet

    Calculating the ketogenic diet requires a combination of a full nutritional assessment and an understanding of the child’s medical condition,...
  • Reference Pieces How Does the Ketogenic Diet Work?

    We still do not really know yet how the ketogenic diet works, despite the volume of work that has been done on the subject recently. Being...
  • Reference Pieces What Is the Ketogenic Diet?

    The ketogenic diet is a medical treatment for controlling seizures by switching a body’s primary metabolism to a fat-based energy source...
  • Articles Navigating the Costs of Epilepsy Medication

    It is hard to imagine a tiny pill being worth three or four dollars. This adds up to a lot of money if you take many of them each day. Most...
  • Articles Herbal Treatments for Epilepsy

    No herbs, oils, or potions have been proven to help control seizures. On the other hand, some herbal medicines may have a scientific basis...
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