Ketogenic diet: effects on expression of kindled seizures and behavior in adult rats.


PURPOSE Despite use of the ketogenic diet (KD) for >75 years its effectiveness or mechanism of action has been examined in few animal studies. Using the kindling model of epilepsy, we tested the anticonvulsant effectiveness and behavioral consequences of an experimental KD in adult rats. METHODS Rats fully kindled from the amygdala were divided into KD… (More)


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