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Effectiveness of ketogenic diet in treatment of patients with refractory chronic migraine

Effectiveness of ketogenic diet in treatment of patients with refractory chronic migraine

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https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10072-021-05078-5

Background and purpose Ketogenic diet (KD) is based on restriction of carbohydrate intake. Metabolism is forced to obtain energy starting from β-oxidation of fatty acids which, turned into ketone bodies, can also be used by central nervous system (CNS). KD use in treatment of chronic migraine has recently been considered.

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    These are very impressive results, days of symptoms improved from 30 to 7.5, as well as migraine duration, would like to see this validated in other studies as well.