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Seizures Decrease Rapidly Ketogenic Diet

Thursday, 30 October 2008 13:41

The atonic or myoclonic seizures decreased in these children by more than 50% immediately. Using a 24-hour ambulatory electroencephalogram, we documented that the seizures reported by a parent represent only a fraction of the electro clinical events; the technique could be used to measure the profound decrease in electrically documented seizures.

Freeman JM, Vining EPG.  Seizures decrease rapidly after fasting: preliminary studies of the ketogenic diet   Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 1999 (Sep);   153 (9):   946-949