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    Default Vagus Nerve Stimulation A Breakthrough Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy

    Bryan Hubbard
    June 24 2019

    A breakthrough treatment has been discovered that could tackle rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other 'untreatable' chronic inflammatory diseases.
    Stimulating the vagus nerve, one of the body's longest nerves that stretches from the brain to the neck, chest and abdomen, reduces the symptoms of arthritis and lowers the biological markers of the disease.

    Other chronic inflammatory diseases could also be treated with electro-stimulation of the vagus nerve, say researchers from Stanford University.

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    Default Re: Vagus Nerve Stimulation A Breakthrough Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy

    This is a great breakthrough. Researchers are still learning about the power of the vagus nerves, as it controls multiple sensory and motor functions in the body. Vagus nerve stimulation is also being explored to treat Alzheimer's, depression, and a host of other ailments. This is very promising research.

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