June 17, 2020
120: Is There a Cure for Epilepsy, Seizures, Migraines and Headaches? | Dr. Tracey Milligan, MD
You may know someone with epilepsy and not even realize it.Dr. Tracey Milligan, who is Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair for Education in the BWH Department of Neurology. Dr. Milligan obtained her MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, she did her residency in neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and completed fellowship in epilepsy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Milligan’s clinical and research interests are in the advanced treatment of epilepsy and seizure disorders. She has published dozens of papers in international peer-reviewed scientific journals and was invited to give many talks at international conferences on neurology and seizure disorder treatment.In this episode we discuss: 1. Difference between epilepsy and seizures 2. Neurology of epilepsy 3. Causes, diagnosis and treatment. 4. The role that CBD plays in the treatment of childhood epilepsy 5. How and why epilepsy is misunderstood and how to understand it6. Best diets for epilepsy and seizures and certain types of medications that work best7. Migraines and how to differentiate between a migraine and a headache 8. Common misconceptions about migraines and the treatment of headaches 9. We finish the episode discussing what Dr. Tracey Milligan would love to discover in the future of medicine and epilepsy. Tracey’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tracey1milligan Keto diet and epilepsy discussed in the episode: https://www.ketonutrition.org/REVIEW/SHARE:If you enjoyed the episode and have a spare 1-2 minutes please leave a review on iTunes so the Neuro Experience podcast ranks higher and becomes more discoverable for other listeners. And if you have any friends that you think will benefit from listening to this episode or any of the other Neuro Experience episodes please share the link – together we can make brain health something that everyone can thrive on!