Research using gentle levels of electricity to heal is on the rise. No less than 14 different studies published in medical journals are tagged to a Science News article published in November 2015.
The studies revolve around the electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve. “With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway.” Research stimulating this far-reaching nerve is showing benefit to reduce headaches, epilepsy, depression, diabetes, improve heart function, and more.
“Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies”