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
Patty Obsorne Shafer RN, MN
Authored Date: 
05/2007
Reviewed By: 
Patty Obsorne Shafer RN, MN
on: 
Friday, February 14, 2014