Dr. Elena Gross – Solving the Migraine Mystery

Dr. Elena Gross is a neuroscientist with a PhD in clinical research ( specifically Ketosis in migraine prevention) She’s the CEO & founder at KetoSwiss.

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We talk about:

  • Elena’s story
  • Migraines running in the family
  • Current limitations to migraine treatments
  • Solving the migraine mystery
  • The theory of migraines being an energy deficit in the brain
  • Anti-convulsant drugs for migraine and their intolerable side effects
  • Discovering the ketogenic / low carb / paleo diet and exogenous ketones for treatment
  • Keto Swiss coming into being
  • The vague definition of what migraine actually is
  • How exogenous ketones can provide an excellent way to test therapeutic ketones
  • The DiRECT trial pros and cons
  • The expense and difficulty of well constructed nutrition trials
  • My migraine background
  • Various migraine triggers
  • Unregulated perfumes as a trigger
  • Supplementation
  • Mitochondria, again!
  • Blood sugar stability
  • Reactive hyperinsulinemia
  • Migraine as evolutionary adaptation
  • Insulin resistance in the brain – Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, migraine
  • How doctors are coming to Elena for advice

Elena can be found at:

Twitter – https://twitter.com/ElenaCGross

Website – https://www.keto.swiss/

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-elena-gross-6518bb2/

Ally can be found at:

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