neurology
Epilepsy

Triglyceride supplements shows promise in refractory epilepsy

Adding medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) or triheptanoin to the diet to ameliorate metabolic deficiencies in treatment-resistant epilepsy may have a protective effect on focal unaware seizures,  Australian research suggests. A  small prospective study conducted at the the Royal Melbourne Hospital found that adding MCTs to the diet appeared feasible, safe and tolerated. The study, led by Dr ...

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