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There are many important issues you must address when considering deep brain stimulation. Discuss them with a movement disorders expert or a specially trained neurologist.

Before considering surgery, you should try medication first. Don't think about surgery if you can take drugs to control your symptoms. However, you should consider it if medications don't work well for you. If you're unsure that DBS is right for you, consult a movement disorders expert or a neurologist who has experience with movement disorders.

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