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Re: R a question for SLS

Posted by Anna P. on November 28, 2001, at 14:51:42

In reply to Re: R a question for SLS Anna P., posted by SLS on November 24, 2001, at 8:37:40

> Hi Anna.
> >Scott, why don't you consider the Vagus Nerve Stimulation, if cost is not a problem. It's done right now in Canada.
> Really? Has VNS been approved for depression in Canada by any regulatory agency?
Yes, VNS has been approved as a treatment for depression in Canada.

> Unfortunately, cost is an issue. I think VNS costs between 15 and 20 thousand dollars. >

That's true, VNS is expensive, but did you know there wil be a study around the spring at MUSC at North Carolina. I spoke with the nurse over there.

What's been going on with you?
I'm in a big dispair. Currently I'm on Reboxetine and Stelazine, but they don't work for my anergy. I have no more medications to try, and those that I tried in the past don't work anymore. I developed a resistence to them.

I was in Atlanta to get some TMS, but I had to come back because my meds stopped working and my depression got worse.
I had only four sessions, but now I'm very sceptical whethet TMS works at all.
How are you doing, Scott?

Anna P.




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