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Coconut Oil 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have combination skin I'm not sure which essential oils or creams to use and does not in terfear with seizures?
Not: In theory the smell of the oils might but this is highly unlikely. ...Read more
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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