Vagus nerve stimulation, also called VNS Therapy, is a non-medical way of helping to control seizures. While it does not work for everyone and is not a cure for epilepsy, it can help control seizures in some people. This section will address how people with an implanted VNS can use a magnet to help in seizure first aid.


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Authored by: Steven C. Schachter MD | Patricia O. Shafer RN MN on 5/2007
Reviewed by: Patricia O. Shafer RN MN on 2/2014