Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

From healthline.com Published at April 19, 2015 Views 2,349 Comments 3 Likes 1

When doctors started using vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) to treat epilepsy, they noticed that many patients were associating VNS with a remarkable improvement in mood. In 2005, the FDA approved VNS as an option for patients with treatment-resistant depression.

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OneArm14120
OneArm14120 September 9, 2016 at 7:06 am   

VNS helped me a lot.

OneArm14120
OneArm14120 September 9, 2016 at 7:05 am   

I received one 2006 and after about a year I was able to stop my maintenance ECT for over 10 years I received a ECT every 4 weeks. I just had my VNS unit replaced about 2 months ago because the battery died.

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