ketogenic diet

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ketogenic diet
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2015-05-05 19:12:51
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how does ketogenic diet help with seizure patients
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  1. what is ketogenic diet?
    The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used primarily to treat difficult-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children.
  2. what is epilepsy?
    a group of neurological disorderscharacterized by epileptic seizures.[2][3] Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable to long periods of vigorous shaking
  3. how much ketogenic diet is effective?
    the ketogenic diet was originally meant for the treatment of epilepsy — and it works startlingly well. Research has shown that, for children will refractory epilepsy, a keto treatment lasting for six to 24 months can result in a 90% decrease or elimination of seizures

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