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Vagal Nerve Stimulation in Pediatric Epilepsy Patients

By | November 3rd, 2015|Autonomic Nervous System, Heart Rate Variability|

This is a very interesting article in that, intermittent vagus nerve stimulation lead to decreased parasympathetic tone.  Apparently children with epilepsy can have too much vagal tone and if you decrease it, it leads to better adaptability. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2011 Dec;53(12):1143-9. Autonomic effects of refractory epilepsy on heart rate variability in children: influence [...]