OTHER APPROACHES TO EPILEPSY THERAPY: THE KETOGENIC DIET – IS MY CHILD ELIGIBLE FOR THIS DIET? WILL MY CHILD HAVE TO REMAIN ON THIS DIET FOR LIFE?
“Is my child eligible for this diet?” The diet appears quite effective in children with myoclonic and atonic (drop) types of seizures, the types most resistant to current medications. However, it can be used in virtually all forms of epilepsy. The diet is not used during the first year of life, because the infant is [...]