neuroelectric therapy

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neuroelectric therapy

the use of a low-amperage electric current to stimulate nerve endings. The action may stimulate endogenous neurotransmitters, such as endorphins that produce symptomatic relief. A kind of neuroelectric therapy is transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation.
A technique in which electrodes are placed on or near the ears to pass low level—less than that used in electroshock therapy—electricity through the brain; the person is awake and alert; CES can relieve anxiety for limited periods, through an unknown mechanism, and is an adjunct to anxiolytics and/or psychotherapy
Side effects Headache, lightheadedness, skin irritation Contraindications History of epilepsy or seizures
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Neuro electric therapy (Net) has been hailed as potentially the biggest breakthrough in the war on drugs for a generation.
Twelve addicts will get two weeks of Neuro Electric Therapy (NET) treatment.