Author Archives: Angela A Stanton, Ph.D.

About Angela A Stanton, Ph.D.

Angela A Stanton, PhD, is a Neuroeconomist focusing on chronic pain--migraine in particular--physiology, electrolyte homeostasis, nutrition, and genetics. She lives in Southern California. Her current research is focused on migraine cause, prevention, and treatment without the use of medicine. As a forever migraineur from childhood, her discovery was helped by experimenting on herself. She found the cause of migraine to be at the ionic level, associated with disruption of the electrolyte homeostasis, resulting from genetic variations of all voltage dependent channels, gates, and pumps (chanelopathy) that modulate electrolyte mineral density and voltage in the brain. In addition, insulin and glucose transporters, and several other variants, such as MTHFR variants of B vitamin methylation process and many others are different in the case of a migraineur from the general population. Migraineurs are glucose sensitive (carbohydrate intolerant) and should avoid eating carbs as much as possible. She is working on her hypothesis that migraine is a metabolic disease. As a result of the success of the first edition of her book and her helping over 5000 migraineurs successfully prevent their migraines world wide, all ages and both genders, and all types of migraines, she published the 2nd (extended) edition of her migraine book "Fighting The Migraine Epidemic: Complete Guide: How To Treat & Prevent Migraines Without Medications". The 2nd edition is the “holy grail” of migraine cause, development, and prevention, incorporating all there is to know. It includes a long section for medical and research professionals. The book is full of academic citations (over 800) to authenticate the statements she makes to make it easy to follow up by those interested and to spark further research interest. It is a "Complete Guide", published on September 29, 2017. Dr. Stanton received her BSc at UCLA in Mathematics, MBA at UCR, MS in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, PhD in Economics with dissertation in neuroscience (culminating in Neuroeconomics) at Claremont Graduate University, fMRI certification at Harvard University Medical School at the Martinos Center for Neuroimaging for experimenting with neurotransmitters on human volunteers, certification in LCHF/ketogenic diet from NN (Nutrition Network), certification in physiology (UPEN via Coursea), Nutrition (Harvard Shool of Public Health) and functional medicine studies. Dr. Stanton is an avid sports fan, currently power weight lifting and kickboxing. For relaxation (yeah.. about a half minute each day), she paints and photographs and loves to spend time with her family of husband of 45 years, 2 sons and their wives, and 2 granddaughters. Follow her on Twitter at: @MigraineBook, LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelaastantonphd/ and facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DrAngelaAStanton/

Video Testimonial from a Migraine Sufferer

Testimonial for the Stanton Migraine Protocol and for the carnivore diet: To see hundreds of testimonials, visit my testimonials page here and browse–kudos to anyone willing to count the number of testimonials posted on that page. To look for more … Continue reading

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Where is the Critical Media?

Where Is That Damned Critical Media When It’s Needed? How come they only complain loudly when we talk about red meat and eggs? Do you suppose that eating a steak and eggs is worse than this new sandwich from Kentucky … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift: The Importance of the Right Anecdotal Evidence

The Power of Anecdotal Evidence by the CEO As many of you know, I have been writing about nutrition for several years. Usually the story is disappointing because most of the time it’s about debunking a badly formulated peer reviewed … Continue reading

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Beyond Keto Summit–Learn from the Experts

The Upcoming Excitement Join virtually the Beyond Keto Summit. The video shows the speakers–one of them is yours truly. I discuss migraine. Lots of topics are covered, from diet to heart health to Alzheimer’s to sports and many more. The … Continue reading

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Do You Like To Drink?

Does Alcohol Make You Fat? The gym I go to sends regular emails with suggestions and interesting facts. The email I received today sparked my curiosity, because it asked a provocative question: Does alcohol make you fat? The question linked … Continue reading

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Ketosis, Fad Diets, & Facts

PRESS RELEASE Do you know what a fad is? It is defined as an intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, especially one that is short-lived and without basis in the object’s qualities; a craze (Google dictionary) What this means is … Continue reading

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Keto-Mojo Blogs About Stanton Migraine Protocol

PRESS RELEASE The long-awaited story about my work on migraine prevention is published on the website of Keto-Mojo. Keto-Mojo is a California company that a few years ago started to sell an excellent quality blood glucose and blood ketones (beta … Continue reading

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Bad Science & Social Media Chatter

Image from The Lancet The Power of Social Media over Bad Science Can the common folk change their destiny by openly discussing science (good or bad science, even those that are just mimicking research)? Recently, on Twitter in particular, scientific … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Beat The Vegans To It

They Did It Again The Game Changer movie is out and is sweeping through the minds of men of all ages! Yep, they will try the vegan diet because of the penis part of the movie. I am not going … Continue reading

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Children in Ketosis: The Feared Fuel

PRESS RELEASE I have written an article in Medium that I have completely forgotten about mentioning here. Bad girl… well, it is better later than never. Shortly after I published that article and it went viral, it was republished by … Continue reading

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