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Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Epilepsy

Find out how VNS can treat epilepsy. Part 1 of 6: Overview Overview Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) has gained attention over the last decade as a potential treatment for epilepsy. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved it in 1997 for select patients. While VNS is widely considered a complementary treatment, it may help patients …

Going Herbal: Vitamins and Supplements for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition affecting the central nervous system. Its symptoms range from mild and intermittent to severe and permanently debilitating (NINDS, 2012). There is currently no cure for MS, but many pharmaceutical and alternative treatments are available. Treatments for MS typically target the disease’s symptoms, because its cause is not known. …

8 Herbal Remedies For Colitis

Colitis is a disease. Colitis is inflammation or swelling of the colon (large intestine). Colitis can be acute or chronic. The problem of colitis is caused by factors such as food poisoning, lack of blood circulation, inflammatory disorders and so on. Colitis may result in bloody stools, abdominal pain, fever, chills, hemorrhoids and so on. …