So it’s been a tough few days with Aidan’s seizures. He had some doozies that resulted in him hitting his head pretty hard. We’ve also noticed a few variations of his typical seizures.
We’ve tried meds in the past that haven’t worked. We also tried the Modified Atkins Diet. It’s based on the Ketogenic Diet and is a medical treatment. While both of these diets have been shown to reduce or control seizures, no one has known why they work…until now.
Check out this news article. This medical development is incredibly important because it means that at some point there could be a medicine that could mimic what the brain needs or it could possibly be better understood who would benefit from these meds. The Keto diet is very exact and difficult to administer, and most likely there are people who have not tried it for this reason. So, yes, a pill form could save a life.
Keep studying, scientists and doctors. We’re counting on you.