Abrahams Fight To Rid Son of Seizures: Full Report By Dateline NBC (Video)

Jim Abrahams, Founder of the Charlie Foundation

NBC’s Dateline has followed the story of Charlie Abrahams for over 10 years, charting his parents’ fight to get him on the ketogenic diet and keep him seizure free. Charlie is the son of top Hollywood director, Jim Abrahams, most famous for the movies Airplane, Naked Gun and Hot Shots. Jim’s life took a dramatic […]

The Ketogenic Diet Works; A Mom Reflects on the Success (Video)

Meryl Streep in the Movie "First Do No Harm"

For those of you who haven’t seen the film 1998 ‘First Do No Harm’ starring Meryl Streep I warn you now, get your hankie ready before you watch this. The film tells the story of a family’s struggle with their son Robbie’s epilepsy and a mother’s refusal to accept the abuse that the medical system […]

Dr. Deborah Snyder Implores Health Care Professionals To Recognise The Efficacy Of The Ketogenic Diet (Video)

Dr. Deborah Snyder

Addressing the International Symposium on Dietary Therapy for Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders, mother and doctor Deborah Snyder reveals her first-hand experience of the ketogenic diet and its success in curing her son’s epilepsy. She implores health professionals to recognise the efficacy of the diet in stopping seizures and aims to dispel the myth that […]

Award Winning Actress Meryl Streep Introduces the Ketogenic Diet (Video)

Meryl Streep Introduces the Ketogenic Diet

Hollywood star Meryl Streep was so moved by the Abrahams’ story that she decided to become involved in the fight to inform parents about the ketogenic diet. She narrates and introduces the information video made by the Charlie Foundation which is available to parents across the world. Streep was close friends with movie director Jim […]

Leading Epilepsy Experts Call For Increased Use of The Ketogenic Diet (Video)

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Epilepsy experts and paediatric neurologists from around the world believe the ketogenic diet should be used more regularly as a treatment plan instead of a last resort. Speaking at the 2008 International Symposium for Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders, the experts were interviewed about the diet and reported high success rates for […]

The Unseen Effects Of Doctor’s Censorship on Patients (Video)

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Doctor’s have a huge amount of power over the degree of information they choose to give parents. Some may argue that they can only give what is appropriate and to overload a parent with information causes more harm than good. Unfortunately what the doctors don’t see it the effect this censorship has on families, especially […]

Everyday Health TV – Show airing October 22/11 on Seizure Dogs

Hi everyone, There is a great program coming up you should all watch. Everyday Health has a new TV series that profiles ordinary people who overcome extraordinary obstacles and who are helping others lead healthier,happier lives. See how these four-legged helpers can impact the lives of epilepsy patients, and are even able to sense seizures. […]

Alternative Treatments for Epilepsy Overlooked by Traditional Medicine (Video)

In a 2008 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Symposium, Dr. Frederick S. Cramer discussed epilepsy and the hyperbaric chamber. It has long been known that a high dose of oxygen causes seizures. In the past, if a person were predisposed to having seizures they would be turned down from using a hyperbaric chamber to help any other […]

Specialized Supplements for Autistic Children – Beneficial for Your Child (Video)

Any parent who is concerned about their child’s health wants to do everything possible to help them. Vitamins for autistic kids can help their bodies in many ways. While there are many different types of supplements on the market, the ones that are made specifically for autistic children target their special needs. Many parents of […]

The Importance of Supplements (Video)

Supplements for autism can be just as important as diet. When the body is functioning at less than optimal health, it is crucial to give it everything it needs to work properly. Using supplements can aid the body in getting all of the vitamins and minerals it may not be getting in the diet. Many […]