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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Vagus nerve: This is called Parasympathetic overstimulation, some causes being; Holding your breath, Dipping your face in cold water, Coughing, Tensing your stomac ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
55 years experience Psychiatry
Depression treatment: A form of treatment where small electrical pulses are applied to your vagus nerve in your neck as it travels to your brain. It is used for certain typ ... Read More
Dr. Steven Croft
35 years experience Neurology
Seizure Treatment: Vagus nerve stimulation involves the surgical implantation of a small device, similar to a pacemaker, in the chest with wires under the skin which are ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
43 years experience Family Medicine
For what?: Please be specific in your question?
Dr. Kira Stein
24 years experience Psychiatry
VNS for Depression: Vns is an fda- approved invasive procedure for treatment resistant depression. Vns can take months to see results, and has a response rate of 22-3 ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Epilepsy: The vns unit is designed to stimulate the vagus nerve, which effects the locus coeruleus, and in turn over a period of time, decreases the frequency o ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
No control: you could not control vagus nerve on your own it could be temporarily or permanently blocked or could be manipulated by electrical stimulation like a ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
For what?: It's is well known that vagal stimulus may lower the heart rate (useful in tachycardias )lowers the production of acid in the stomach( vagotomy surger ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Straightforwards: To install this device to control epilepsy, the surgeon inserts a small stimulator device over the left upper chest wall, then connects to the left va ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
19 years experience General Surgery
Vagus: Interesting question. Symptoms of stimulation of the vagus nerve are not usually associated with anxiety. The vagus nerve has many functions and i w ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Very brief issue: Typically, within 2-3 weeks, post-operative bruising or local tenderness is mostly gone, and unlikely any sensitivity will remain by 6 weeks. If you ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gofeld
32 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Occasionally the lead itself can irritate vagus nerve without electrical stimulation.

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