Ketogenic Diets & Migraine Relief: Is There A Link?

Cutting carbohydrates has been shown to reduce migraines, perhaps by changing the type of fuel that enters the brain. The ketogenic diet is a very low carb diet that makes the body burn fat for energy instead of carbs. Aside from aiding weight loss, it also seems to ease conditions like epilepsy and schizophrenia in… Read More

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What is the Number of UK Regular Armed Forces Personnel Discharged Due To Epilepsy (2010-2017)?

The Statistics Between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2017, 134 UK Regular Armed Forces personnel were medically discharged with a principal condition of epilepsy. On 01 January 2018, 292 serving UK Regular Armed Forces personnel were identified with epilepsy. Between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2017 there were no serving/ex-serving Armed Forces personnel awarded… Read More

What’s the Evidence that Diabetes or Epilepsy are Important Contributors to Workplace Injury in Britain?

Diabetes and epilepsy are generally regarded as risk factors for injury in the workplace, but a new population case-control study finds no evidence for this. Using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, the authors identified 1348 injury cases and 6652 matched controls and found no case of injury due to a seizure. For people with diabetes,… Read More