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Disagree with Rx: First, not clear to me if you possess a VNS device, but removal can increase sz frequency. Furthermore, you are taking too many seizure meds, as after the first two, the benefit of the third is NO MORE than 3-4% improvement at best and the 4th is clearly egregious. You are best served by either surgery or the VNS unit, and you need to see an epilepsy specialist to get some direction here. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Disagree with Rx: Why hasn't the stimulator been replaced, as the newer versions have better batteries and are far smaller? Usually cough occurs when VNS settings too aggressively set, not when removed. Removal may result in increased seizures, and maybe your cough is part of a partial seizure. Have you discussed this with your neurologist?? ...Read more
I suffer with af. It is triggered by the vegas nerve .Can this be ablated and is the area in the pulmonary veins or elsewhere?
I have ED and I am sure it may be due to physiological or neve damage how to know if I am correct.If physiological how to cure if nerve how to cure?
Common: Could be emotional. Could be physical. If you are a heavy smoker, that could be the problem. If you are a drinker or drug user, that could be the problem. Sometimes it can be due to other problems such as diabetes. Try taking an Aspirin everyday for a couple of weeks and if this doesn't work, you should see a physician and maybe try viagra or Cialis which will help make the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Awsome!: As an anesthesiologist and recent recipient of an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, i loved the excellent pain control i received from by block during the first 24 hrs after surgery. I only wish it could last longer, but we are working on that in our specialty. I received no sedation for the procedure of the the block and found it to be neither uncomfortable or scary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Injections.: Nerve, spinal nerve roots, and medial branch blocks (for facet joints) are injections done using a local anesthetic to determine if a specific nerve, specific spinal nerve root, or facet nerve is the source of pain. Blocks also can be used to reduce inflammation and pain when used with a steroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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