Seizures and THIS B Vitamin; Could it be the Key?

It is not in my nature to promote a one cause/one cure mentality. But sometimes certain approaches are so important that they need to be mentioned separately. This goes for many conditions from diabetes to Alzheimer’s dementia. And certainly over the years I have pointed out research on single approaches that have been proven to […]

The Ketogenic Diet; How to Make a Good Thing Better

The ketogenic diet has been a powerful tool for seizures forever.  Longer even then the drugs to treat seizures that are commonly used. The unfortunate fact is that natural approaches to seizures are almost always the last tool recommended by neurologists, despite the fact that they typically perform better than medications. Maybe one of the […]

Red Wine and the Brain

DO I NEED TO DRINK MORE WINE TO PROTECT MY BRAIN? It’s no surprise that wine (or specifically, the resveratrol content of red wine) has protective benefits in moderation, but you may not understand exactly how resveratrol works. Calorie restriction without nutrient restriction has consistently shown to extend lifespan in mammals.  This calorie restriction works by […]

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy – Closer to an Answer?

  Among epilepsy sufferers, one of the greatest fears is SUDEP – sudden unexplained death in epilepsy. Maybe this is because it seems like we don’t know why it happens. Maybe it’s because it seems to happen for no reason. SUDEP is a very real concern for people with epilepsy. People with epilepsy are at […]

Having Seizures? What are YOU Doing to Protect Your Brain?

There are natural remedies for seizures that have shown strong effectiveness in medical studies; the same types of studies that are used to document the effectiveness of the drugs that are used to treat seizures. In other words, natural approaches to helping seizures like good sleep, omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin D, the ketogenic diet […]