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Could metabolism play a role in epilepsy? -- ScienceDaily

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Feb 19, 2014 ... Researchers are exploring a possible link between metabolic defects and seizures. They determined that diet could influence susceptibility to ...

The role of dopamine in epilepsy. - NCBI

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The role of dopamine in epilepsy. ... The clinical benefits of dopamine agonists in the management of epilepsy can be traced back ... Animals; Apomorphine/ metabolism; Disease Models, Animal; Dopamine/metabolism*; Epilepsy/ metabolism* ...

Harnessing the Power of Metabolism for Seizure Prevention: Focus ...

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Oct 27, 2012 ... For patients who do not have a lesion that can be resected surgically (i.e. .... in neonatal brain metabolism [49], ketone bodies may play a role in ...

Epilepsy - Seizures, Brain, Ketogenic Diet - Life Extension Health ...

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Genetics are thought to play a role in many cases of idiopathic epilepsy, as close relatives ... Mitochondrial energy metabolism can be targeted with some natural ...

Brain Activity Linked To Metabolism: Ancient Greeks Knew Fasting ...

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Jan 16, 2014 ... Ancient Greeks noticed that periods of fasting would cause seizures to ... it means that ROS plays an important role in healthy brains in addition ...

Targeting Brain Metabolism Could Offer New Way To Treat Epilepsy ...

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Mar 23, 2015 ... Targeting Brain Metabolism Could Offer New Way To Treat Epilepsy ... It plays a role in how brain cells generate energy from glucose. In one ...

Genetics of Epilepsy - AboutKidsHealth

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What role do genetics play in epilepsy? ... disorders that cause brain abnormalities or metabolic disorders can have epilepsy as one of their manifestations.

North Cypress Epilepsy Center, Houston TX

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Could metabolism play a role in epilepsy? Source: ScienceDaily. Researchers are exploring a possible link between metabolic defects and seizures.

Epilepsy, Epilepsy in Adults and epilepsy in pregnancy | Patient

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A wrong diagnosis of epilepsy can cause severe restrictions on a patient's ... have been replaced by the terms 'genetic', 'structural-metabolic' and 'unknown'. ..... and the recognition of specific seizure patterns have increased the role of surgery ...

The ketogenic diet: metabolic influences on brain excitability and ...

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The ketogenic diet: metabolic influences on brain excitability and epilepsy ...... Several recent studies have directly examined the role of ketone bodies on ...

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Adenosine, Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy: The Emerging Therapeutic ...

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We now appreciate the active role of astrocytes in regulating extracellular ... that an increased influence of adenosine at the A1 subtype plays a key role in the .... Ultimately, similar to epilepsy, adenosine-based metabolic therapies could limit ...

Unraveling the secrets of the epilepsy diet | Harvard Gazette

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May 24, 2012 ... For decades, neurologists have known that a diet high in fat and ... Some epilepsy cases can be improved by a diet that drastically reduces sugar intake. ... it was indeed BAD's role in metabolism, not cell death, that mattered.

Metabolism and Epilepsy - Springer

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have highly regional cerebral effects, and that includes seizures. Studies .... Further evidence as regards energy metabolism and seizures can be derived from ... Glycogen may also play a role in seizures in both animal models and in human.