vitreous gel pulls or tugs (causes traction) on the
retina, it creates nerve impulses that appear as
flashes of light. The flashes are easier to see when you are looking at a dark
area. They may come and go.
Flashes of light do not always mean that you have a retinal problem.
They often are harmless. They may also be a symptom of a
migraine headache. If you see flashing lights for the
first time, or if they are different from any you have seen before,
call your doctor immediately.
Some parents of children with epilepsy are skeptical of the ketogenic diet when they first hear about it. A diet that can control epilepsy and stop seizures without any medication? It almost sounds like a scam.
But the ketogenic diet is real and legitimate. It works very well in many people. The catch is that it's extremely demanding and difficult to follow. In fact, it is so difficult to follow that most doctors recommend it only for people who haven't been able to control their seizures with ...