Epilepsy & Seizures
Feb. 22, 2023
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MedLink Neurology Podcast is delighted to feature selected episodes from BrainWaves, courtesy of James E Siegler MD, its originator and host. BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology, medicine, and the humanities, and episodes originally aired from 2016 to 2021.
Originally released: April 4, 2019
A low-salt diet can reduce your risk of hypertension. A low-carb diet can reduce your risk of diabetes. But is there a diet out there, which can lower your risk of neurologic disease? Specifically, dementia? The answer is...maybe? This week on the program we work our way up the food chain describing the vital micronutrients, food groups, and fad diets out there that may promote brain health--and could even lower your risk of dementia. Sit back, grab some blueberries, and enjoy!
Produced by James E Siegler. Music courtesy of Axeltree, Chris Zabriskie, John Pazdan, Josh Woodward, Kevin McLeod, and Pachyderm. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision-making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.
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