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Less carbs more fat: ketogenic diet makes migraine patients' headaches disappear



--- Quote ---The diet was originally developed for childhood epilepsy a century ago and is now studied to treat migraines.
Before the ketogenic diet became the latest low-carb diet trend, it was used to treat childhood epilepsy. Doctors had observed that fasting reduced the amount of seizures, and eating mainly fat and little else mimicked the effect of starvation in the brain. In recent years, researchers have made similar positive observations with migraines. Cherubino Di Lorenzo studies the effect of a ketogenic diet on migraine patients and, in his latest paper, their brains at the Sapienza University of Rome.
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Warren Dew:
I know this from personal experience, though regular paleo is pretty good too.


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