Does Alpha-Stim cure anxiety?
Alpha-Stim AID uses an electric current intended to generate calming brain waves, which may relieve anxiety symptoms. Clinical trial evidence shows that Alpha-Stim AID can relieve anxiety symptoms in people with anxiety disorders.
How long does it take for Alpha-Stim to work for anxiety?
It may take 3 to 8 weeks for the full benefit to be realized, or you may sleep through the night after your first treatment. If you do wake in the night, you may do another Alpha-Stim® treatment to help with getting back to sleep. Most people find it relaxes their mind and helps with returning to sleep.
Can tens help with anxiety?
In this study, the TENS device proved to be a successful distraction method. The results showed that the group on which the TENS device was applied felt less anxiety after the procedure, unlike the groups with and without local anesthesia where patients felt more anxiety after the procedure.
Can electrotherapy help anxiety?
Cranial electrotherapy stimulation is a prescriptive medical device that delivers a mild form of electrical stimulation to the brain for the treatment of anxiety, depression, and insomnia.
How often can I use Alpha-Stim?
Depression typically takes at least 3 weeks or more of daily treatment to experience significant improvement. Once symptoms have improved, use of Alpha-Stim 2 – 3 times per week or less is usually sufficient to maintain results.
Is Alpha-Stim FDA approved?
Microcurrent Electrical Therapy (MET) In addition, the FDA has classified the Alpha-Stim® M as Class II device for the treatment of acute, chronic and post-operative pain.
What happens if Alpha-Stim doesn’t work?
If the Alpha-Stim is not working well for you, contact your healthcare practitioner or The Microcurrent Site for clinical support. We are here to help you. What to Expect From Treatments? Both pain and anxiety reduction are usually experienced during a single treatment and may last for hours or days thereafter.
Can you Alpha-Stim too much?
One treatment a day is usually sufficient. If you would like to do two treatments in one day, that is ok, too – there is no risk of overuse! Also, the benefits of Alpha-Stim are cumulative, meaning you can use it less and less over time.
Does TMS therapy work for anxiety?
Though research is limited, doctors have seen success using TMS to treat anxiety. Studies have shown significant benefit for individuals who have been diagnosed with “anxious depression” or depression and comorbid anxiety. In these types of cases, both depression and anxiety have been reduced through TMS.
Can TENS unit cause anxiety?
A: No, but not everyone responds well psychologically when a foreign device is implanted into their body. For some, the stimulator can cause an increase in worry and anxiety. Unfortunately, this stress can reduce the effectiveness of the simulator placement.
Where do you put a TENS unit for anxiety?
The objective is to place the pads either side of any spot where your muscles are tense. The signal passes from one electrode to the other, therefore passing through the site of tension. If it is a general, all-over, calmer feeling you are seeking, then we recommend placing pads on the wrists or ankles.
Is Alpha-Stim effective for depression?
Improvements with in depression symptoms with alpha stim CES at 12 weeks drive improvements in both anxiety and depression symptoms at 24 weeks. Sustained improvement with alpha-stim CES is driven by effects on both anxiety and depression symptoms.