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How can vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) help treat epilepsy?

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Vagus nerve stimulation uses a device implanted under your skin to send an electronic jolt to the vagus nerve, which controls activity between your brain and major internal organs. It lowers seizure activity in some people with partial epileptic seizures.

From: What Is Epilepsy Surgery? WebMD Medical Reference

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Cleveland Clinic. 

Mayfield Clinic & Spine Institute, University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 8, 2019

SOURCES: 

Cleveland Clinic. 

Mayfield Clinic & Spine Institute, University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 8, 2019

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