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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015, 3(4), 117-120
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-4-9
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Gilbert’s Syndrome Successfully Treated with the Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet

Csaba Tóth1 and Zsófia Clemens1, 2,

1Paleomedicina Hungary Ltd., Evolutionary Medicine Working Group, Budapest, H-1026 Hidász u. 3/A, Hungary

2Neurological Department, University of Pécs, Pécs, H-7623, Rét u. 2, Hungary

Pub. Date: April 12, 2015

Cite this paper:
Csaba Tóth and Zsófia Clemens. Gilbert’s Syndrome Successfully Treated with the Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015; 3(4):117-120. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-4-9

Abstract

Gilbert’s syndrome (GS) is a common hyperbilirubinaemia syndrome caused by reduced conjugation of serum bilirubin by the liver. Although it is considered as a common and harmless condition not requiring treatment symptoms associated with GS may be unfavorable. Here we present a case of GS where high level of total and direct bilirubin, yellowish discoloration of the sclera as well as associated symptoms including migraine, fatigue and granulomatosus dermatitis were reversed following a shift toward the popular paleolithic and then toward the paleolithic ketogenic diet.

Keywords:
Gilbert’s syndrome Paleolithic ketogenic diet hyperbilirubinaemia liver function

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