Ketogenic diet in migraine: rationale, findings and perspectives

@article{Barbanti2017KetogenicDI,
  title={Ketogenic diet in migraine: rationale, findings and perspectives},
  author={Piero Barbanti and Luisa Fofi and Cinzia Aurilia and Gabriella Egeo and Massimiliano Caprio},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={38},
  pages={111-115}
}
  • Piero Barbanti, Luisa Fofi, +2 authors Massimiliano Caprio
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Neurological Sciences
  • Ketogenic diet (KD) is an established treatment for refractory pediatric epilepsy and a promising therapy for diverse neurological diseases. Clinical data on KD in migraine—obtained from 150 patients investigated in case reports and prospective studies—suggest that KD may be a rapid onset effective prophylaxis for episodic and chronic migraine. KD would contribute to restore brain excitability and metabolism and to counteract neuroinflammation in migraine, although its precise mechanism is… CONTINUE READING

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