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Nutritional Concerns in Epilepsy
Posted by: Zoe L. Langley
Date: March 29, 2000 5:03 AM

Do you have information on nutritional means of controlling epilepsy as well as the naturopathic approach to treatment? This is for a book I am writing (first draft almost completed) on managing epilepsy on one's own. I had intractable seizures for which drugs and surgery were no help. I have been seizure free for almost two years now using a variety of non-drug approaches including diet, behavioral therapy, yoga, neurofeedback, and use of the amino acid taurine.

Nutritional Concerns in Epilepsy
Posted by: Ron Kennedy, MD
Date: March 29, 2000 2:36 PM

Before the era of drugs for everything, doctors controlled seizure disorders using the ketogenic diet. A discussion of that diet could be a significant part of your book. Many docs have not heard of the ketogenic diet as they are fully brainwashed by the pharmaceutical approach. Also, gluten sensitivity can play a part in seizure disorder.

Nutritional Concerns in Epilepsy
Posted by: Jay Underhill
Date: May 16, 2000 10:47 AM

In the last decade, there is an increasing amount of research bringing
glyconutritionals into the front lines fighting autoimmune disease and the concept of the body out of balance,



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