How does the ketogenic diet induce anti-seizure effects?

Published: 16 Jul 2020
Views: 7

Click the link below to read a research paper on ScienceDirect, discussing how the ketogenic diet can be utilised to induce anti-seizure effects for patients of epilepsy.


Here are some highlights:

 

Clinical and experimental interest in the ketogenic diet has grown rapidly over the past decade.

Ketone bodies have been linked to inhibitory neurotransmitter release and activation of ATP-sensitive potassium channels.

The ketogenic diet enhances overall cellular bioenergetics and reduces oxidative stress.

Glycolytic diversion and/or restriction may play an important role in the clinical activity of the ketogenic diet.

Modulation of tricarboxylic acid cycle flux may also underlie ketogenic diet effects.

Reactions (0)
Like

0

Love

0

Happy

0

Sad

0

Insightful

0

Comments / thoughts (0)
Add a comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Sign in or register now.

Category
Additional information

Publisher: Elsevier

Other resources from this contributor
Related resources

Evidence for Impact of Gardens

9 views • 6 months ago

Outdoor Learning and Therapy

5 views • 5 months ago

The Psychology of the Unwanted Child

23 views • 5 months ago

Adlerian Approach to Trauma

6 views • 5 months ago
Share