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Ketogenic Diet Epilepsy Foundation

02/28/2015
06:25 | Author: Molly Young

Seizure medicine for children
Ketogenic Diet Epilepsy Foundation

Doctors usually recommend the ketogenic diet for children whose seizures have not responded to several different seizure medicines. It is particularly.

If seizures have been well controlled for some time, usually 2 years, the doctor might suggest going off the diet.

Other than the internet, there are several books about the ketogenic diet available.

Several studies have shown that the ketogenic diet does reduce or prevent seizures in many children whose seizures could not be controlled by medications.

It is prescribed by a physician and carefully monitored by a dietitian. It is stricter than the modified Atkins diet, requiring careful measurements of calories, fluids, and proteins. The ketogenic diet is a special high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that helps to control seizures in some people with epilepsy.

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Epilepsy - children - discharge - National Library of Medicine

02/28/2015
04:10 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Seizure medicine for children
Epilepsy - children - discharge - National Library of Medicine

Your child has epilepsy. People with epilepsy have seizures. A seizure is a sudden brief change in the electrical and chemical activity in your brain. The doctor.

Do not stop giving your child seizure drugs just because the seizures have stopped. Do not stop giving your child any seizure medicines without talking with your child’s doctor.

If your child misses a dose:

The doctor may need to change the dose of your child's seizure drugs or add new medicines. The medicine can help your child avoid having seizures, but it does not guarantee that seizures will not occur. This may be because seizures happen even when your child is taking the medicines, or because your child is having side effects.

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Absence Seizures (Petit Mal Seizures) Guide Causes, Symptoms

02/28/2015
02:35 | Author: Molly Young

Seizure medicine for children
Absence Seizures (Petit Mal Seizures) Guide Causes, Symptoms

A child with repeated absence seizures is said to have childhood absence epilepsy or Once your child begins taking a seizure medicine, treatment usually.

Stare straight ahead at the chalkboard Blink repeatedly Twitch while daydreaming.

Genetic (inherited) factors may play some role in the development of absence epilepsy. In most cases, the reason for the seizures is unknown.

An unusual pattern of symptoms.

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Brief periods of deep daydreaming.

Other behaviors that may be symptoms of absence seizures.

He or she does not realize that anything has happened.

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A Future Without Seizures - University of Chicago Medicine Comer

02/28/2015
12:40 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Seizure medicine for children
A Future Without Seizures - University of Chicago Medicine Comer

Preschooler Nathan Kalina was having 60 to 100 seizures a day and his parents has been shown to help some children with epilepsy -- but it didn't help Nathan. The University of Chicago Medicine adult and pediatric epilepsy treatment.

This story originally ran in the Summer 2012 issue of Imagine, a quarterly magazine published by the University of Chicago Medicine. Or call. » Read the latest issue.

Since its inception, CURE has raised more than $18 million for epilepsy research and awareness.

The scene two years ago was very different. Then came Nathan's first tonic-clonic seizure (formerly known as a "grand mal" seizure), a major event involving his whole brain and body. His mother, Megan, wasn't too concerned at first; both she and her father had had childhood seizures and recovered from them without incident.

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NoCal Dispensaries to Offer Free Seizure Medicine for Children

02/28/2015
02:35 | Author: Molly Young

Seizure medicine for children
NoCal Dispensaries to Offer Free Seizure Medicine for Children

He says that in light of recent media attention on children suffering from seizures, a number of his patients suggested extending the program to.

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The dispensaries, located in Oakland and Sacramento, have operated what Spradlin calls “compassion programs” since 2009, providing patients suffering from conditions ranging from HIV/AIDS to cancer with complimentary medicine. “People are constantly donating money so we can fund these kinds of programs for people who really need it. “That’s what we’re here for,” said Spradlin, who adds that it is through the generosity and support of others that allows his dispensaries to provide these types of no cost programs.

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