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Soup Bones & Canine Epilepsy

My HuMom used to give me soup bones to chew on. However, it appeared these delicious treats triggered seizures. We did some sniffing about & discovered that HuMom was right, soup bones are a known trigger because they contain high levels of an amino acid called glutamate (different from MSG). 171 kata lagi

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Encephalitis - recommended reading

Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness is an autobiography by Susannah Cahalan. WARNING: although there is a happy ending, this is pretty rough reading. She was afflicted with NMDA receptor antibody encephalitis. 194 kata lagi

KLE1738, GABA, and a Possible Autism Connection

I have written on the role of GABA in autism here and here and here. GABA is involved in calming neural activity, and having less of it is associated with autism. 190 kata lagi

LOOKIN' 4 UMAMI

A LESSON IN CREAMY

CREAMY ASIAN APRICOT SAUCE

Hey, I find it strange that so-called food scientists have isolated a taste sensation in soy sauce or shoyu called umami. 1.320 kata lagi

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Ketogenic diet and its variants, modified Atkins diet and medium-chain triglyceride ketogenic diet and control of seizures

Virginia Thornley, M.D, Neurologist, Epileptologist

March 6, 2018

Introduction

In the past decade, different modifications of the ketogenic diet have evolved given the high intolerance to the side effects of the classic ketogenic diet and poor adherence to the strict regimen. 471 kata lagi

Epilepsy

A Variety of Genetic Pathways to Intense World Autism

Recent research into the gender bias of autism (4:1 in favor of males), has shown there are sets of genes that are expressed more by males than females which express certain sets of autism genes. 379 kata lagi

MSG Correlated with Chronic Pain

MSG Correlated with Chronic Pain

In a new pilot study in chronic pain sufferers, hydration in combination with replacing MSG as a spice resulted in an equal to or greater than a 30% reduction of pain in two weeks outperforming   acetaminophen. 13 kata lagi