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About Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

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Medication alone isn't the answer for 1/3 of people having seizures

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Drug-resistant epilepsy is diagnosed when a person tries two or more prescribed medications without finding seizure freedom

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People with drug-resistant epilepsy should consider other non-drug treatment options, like VNS Therapy, to maximize their seizure control and overall quality of life

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VNS Therapy is an add-on treatment for partial-onset drug-resistant epilepsy FDA-approved for people as young as four

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VNS Therapy is small device which sends mild pulses through the vagus nerve to areas in the brain in an effort to control seizures

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Designed for more seizure-free moments, VNS Therapy works to prevent seizures before they start, and stop them if they do

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About 9 out of 10 people with
VNS Therapy experienced improved quality of life

Studies have shown people with VNS Therapy also had improvements in alertness, concentration, and energy

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“I've learned to start finding the beauty in everything and having VNS Therapy has made the biggest difference. I got my life back.
– Aaron

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"Her quality of life — it's changed. It's just miraculous. VNS Therapy
has been a lifesaver."

– Nicole, Vivien’s Mother


*These are the experiences of people who have tried VNS Therapy. Individual results may vary.

VNS Therapy can be used in addition to medicine and other treatments. It is not a drug and does not have drug-related side effects.

Infection is the most common side effect of the procedure.

The most common side effects of VNS Therapy include:

- hoarseness
- shortness of breath
- sore throat
- coughing

These side effects generally only occur during stimulation & usually decrease over time.

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