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Doctor insights on: Coconut Oil Seizures

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Dr. William Singer
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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more


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Is there any link between evening primrose oil and seizures?

Maybe: The research is currently a bit inconclusive on these issues. Some research suggests a link and other articles challenge the scientific method/conclusions of these papers. However, since there is possible link to an increased risk of seizures it is still currently recommended by most healthcare professionals & evening primrose oil manufacturers that those with seizure disorders avoid using it. ...Read more

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My son has (mostly) absence seizures (for 10 yrs). Can't get him seizure free! does anyone think the cbd oil wb a good option to try, or not?

My son has (mostly) absence seizures (for 10 yrs). Can't get him seizure free! does anyone think the cbd oil wb a good option to try, or not?

Options for epilepsy: 3 new anti epileptic drugs came out last year: clobazam, ezogabine and (still awaiting dea schedule assignment) perampanel. Felbamate and vigabatrin are very useful hold-out drugs. Non-pharmacological options include epilepsy surgery (several procedures available), vagal nerve stimulator implantation, and ketogenic diet. Keep working with proven therapies, and good luck! ...Read more

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Might flaxseed oil aid in the control of electrical activity in the brain, thus helping to reduce seizures?

No: I do not this this is proven to work in any study that i know about. And since seizures can literally be fatal - i would ask your neurologist about this. ...Read more

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I have combination skin I'm not sure which essential oils or creams to use and does not in terfear with seizures?

I have combination skin I'm not sure which essential oils or creams to use and does not in terfear with seizures?

Whatever you like: Use whatever creams appeal to you. No effect on seizures. Forget about "essential oils". Their claims are bogus. Your huge dose of folic acid is not rational and may be hazardous. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use coconut oil?

Is it ok to use coconut oil?

YES!!!: Inside and out ... Depending what you are going to do. On the skin, in cooking etc! it is from mother nature! ...Read more

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Is coconut oil good for you?

Coconut oil: Look for a book written by, i believe, bruce fife, nd on coconut oil. Very enlightening reading. ...Read more

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Is coconut oil actually healthy?

Is coconut oil actually healthy?

Pros of coconut oil: ...contains good mono- & polyunsaturated fats, & has no trans fat. Also, virgin coconut oil might have a positive effect on cholesterol levels & help protect against heart disease. Keep in mind its still high in saturated fat so don't replace all your cooking oil with it, use in moderation, & figure into your daily calorie & fat count. (Ref. bhg.com) ...Read more

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Is coconut oil really bad for you?

Is coconut oil really bad for you?

VERY bad.: Coconut oil if popular right now, but it is not a healthy oil. It is highly saturated (just like lard). Saturated oils are shown to promote atherosclerosis and vascular disease. ...Read more

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