- Good review of Vitamin D Evidence for Epilepsy Vitamin D Council Feb 2013 – $5 paywall
- Epileptic children have low levels of vitamin D – VitaminDWiki
- Vitamin D Council on Epilepsy
- Vitamin D Deficiency Among Children With Epilepsy in South Queensland PubMed Jan 2013, 63% of children had < 30 ng of Vitamin D
- Prevalence and risk factors for vitamin D insufficiency among children with epilepsy PubMed June 2010
- Hypothesis – UV treat epilepsy – Feb 2011 2011 in VitaminDWiki
- Learning Disabilities, anti-epileptic drugs, and subsequent vitamin D deficiency - Oct 2014
- Epilepsy seizures reduced by 40 percent after vitamin D levels normalized – April 2012
- Epileptics have problems with conception - Oct 2010
- Epilepsy drugs decrease vitamin D levels – 2016
- Correction of vitamin D deficiency improves seizure control in epilepsy: a pilot study VitaminDWiki May 2012
40% reduction with vitamin D supplementation, next article says how much
- Correction of This Vitamin Deficiency Shown to Improve Seizure Control in Epilepsy Mercola May 2012 reporting on item above
apparently previous study used a single dose, which ranged in size from 40,000 – 200,000 IU
- Anti-Epileptic Drugs and Vitamin D Deficiency Livestrong Oct 2010
One of the hazards of using anticonvulsants is that they can lead to a deficiency in vitamin D
- Concussions (traumatic brain injury) getting big press coverage, vitamin D might be both a cause and a solution
- Epilepsy category listing has
14 items along with related searches
- Google search for Seizures at VitaminDWiki 283 as of May 2014
- Hypothesis: Some Mental Illness could be treated or prevented with vitamin D VitaminDWiki
- Children with epilepsy advised to take vitamin D – July 2013
- Epilepsy and Vitamin D peer-reviewed paper, Sept 2013; PDF is behind paywall
- BONE DISEASE IN EPILEPSY: THE FORGOTTEN SIDE EFFECT Oct 2013; J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry
Patients with epilepsy are at 2–6 times higher risk of bone fractures compared to the general population
2/3 of the vitamin D deficient epilepsy patients were not treated with vitamin D, some of whom had bone fractures
- REVIEW: Epilepsy and Vitamin D July 2014; 6 pages, pay-per-view
- Low vitamin D levels are common in patients with epilepsy July 2014
Vitamin D deficiency was present in 45% of patients on antiepileptic drugs.
- Epilepsy and Magnesium lots of information, such as
In a trial with 30 epileptics 450 mg of magnesium supplied daily successfully controlled seizures.
Another study found that the lower the magnesium blood levels the more severe was the epilepsy.
In 28 cases children of all ages, stricken with epilepsy failed to respond or responded only slightly to modern drugs and therapy.
Placed on high doses of magnesium, they experienced stunning improvement.
- Magnesium, Calcium, and Epilepsy Livestrong June 2011, several references
- Can magnesium supplementation reduce seizures in people with epilepsy? A hypothesis PubMed June 2012
- Discussion of Magnesium Being a cure Epilepsy.com large discussion, lots of links
- Magnesium may be an important way to treat brain trauma at VitaminDWiki
Treatment and perhaps prevention of Brain Trauma
- Natural approaches to epilepsy PubMed March 2007 PDF is attached at the bottom of this page - a summary chart follows
Epileptic seizures most prevalent in the winter: graph from study attached at the bottom of this page