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Nutrition in children with epilepsy

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(2019) Nutrition in children with epilepsy. Journal of International Pharmaceutical Research. pp. 68-71. ISSN 16740440 (ISSN)

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Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological chronic diseases in childhood and one of the most important health problems in developing countries. Studies have shown that children with epilepsy are at high risk of developing nutritional deficiencies. There are different assumptions about how these effects are addressed, while addressing them with optimal control of seizures in children, the prospect of health of this important population of the community has led the researcher to study this study with a view to assessing nutrition in Children with epilepsy. In this structured review, all studies conducted within the country during the years 2005-2017 using the keywords of epilepsy feeding, epilepsy in children and meta-analysis from the country's information banks, including Magiran-medlib-SID-iran medex, and Data were analyzed using meta-analysis method. After searching for databases and extracting a large number of articles based on the title and abstract, 115 papers were reviewed and finally, 7 papers were reviewed in this review. Healthy lifestyle and proper eating habits are crucial for optimal seizure control. Parents of children with epilepsy are confident in the use of micronutrients in their children's food baskets such as folic acid, calcium, magnesium, manganese, vitamin B12, vitamin K and vitamin D, and avoiding allergenic foods and avoiding suspected causative agents such as alcohol, aspartame, and mono. Sodium glutamate, as well as observing standard diets such as Ketogenic and Atkins can step in this direction. © 2019, Editorial office of Journal of International Pharmaceutical Research. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Children Epilepsy Nutrition
Page Range: pp. 68-71
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of International Pharmaceutical Research
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 46
ISSN: 16740440 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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