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How often will you have memory loss after having electroconvulsive shock therapy?

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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric

In brief: Always

Ect or electroconvulsive therapy works by causing a grand mal or generalized seizure.
All grand mal seizures cause memory loss for the time around the seizure.

In brief: Always

Ect or electroconvulsive therapy works by causing a grand mal or generalized seizure.
All grand mal seizures cause memory loss for the time around the seizure.
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology

In brief: Often

Very often! vns (vagal nerve stimulation) should really replace it.

In brief: Often

Very often! vns (vagal nerve stimulation) should really replace it.
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