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Tue, 07/18/2017
Summer is finally here, and, as the temperature rises, you need to pay attention to how much water you drink! Your body needs more hydration now than during those cold weather months. Our bodies are 60% water by weight, and our brain is even higher...
Mrs. Lindsay Brown
Sun, 07/02/2017
What constitutes a ketogenic diet team? Interestingly enough, this is a topic that has so far been widely discussed in chapters, reviews, or even ketogenic diet books. We know that historically the two core members of the medical team are the...
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Wed, 06/28/2017
Summer is here and it’s time for fun! Many people will be planning vacations, celebrating holidays, or just relaxing at home. But will seizures get in the way? Are their special precautions to take? Will side effects of medicines be a problem? Here...
Tue, 06/27/2017
The Charlie Foundation interviewed Christina Bergqvist MD from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to learn about how she uses ketogenic diet therapy for her patients with epilepsy. Listen as she talks about changes over the years related to when...
Focused Ultrasound
Tue, 06/27/2017
Focused ultrasound (soundwaves from outside the head) is being studied as a new way of treating a targeted area of the brain that may be causing a person’s seizures. The webinar’s panelists, Dr. Nathan Fountain and Dr. Travis Tierney, will talk...

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