Tag: RAVANS

Modulation of brainstem activity and connectivity by respiratory-gated auricular vagal afferent nerve stimulation in migraine patients.

If this is a repeat post on this article, my apologies, but I couldn’t seem to find it in the archive so am reposting.  Full article here Pain. 2017 Aug;158(8):1461-1472. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000930. Modulation of brainstem activity and connectivity by respiratory-gated auricular vagal afferent nerve stimulation in migraine patients. Garcia RG1, Lin RL, Lee J, Kim…

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Medical Research

Transcutaneous Vagal Nerve Stimulation (RAVANS) fMRI in Migraineurs

I have been exploring Transcutaneous Vagal Nerve Stimulation (tVNS) by way of auricular cymba concha stimulation as an adjunct to acupuncture treatment for over two years.  This article by friend of blog Vitaly Napadow, looks at TVNS in migraineurs.  They up the ante a bit by synchronizing the stimulation (30hz, non-painful stimulation) with exhalation. This…

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