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Does vagus nerve stimulation treat seizures?

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Vagus nerve stimulation isn’t a cure. It’s rare for seizures to go away completely. But many people who have VNS notice that their seizures are less frequent and less severe.

From: What Is Vagus Nerve Stimulation? WebMD Medical Reference

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Epilepsy Foundation.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 8, 2019

SOURCE:

Epilepsy Foundation.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 8, 2019

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