Q: Which doctor should I consult for CES?
A: For CES, you should consult either a neurologist or a psychiatrist.
Q: What are the underlying causes that I should be aware of?
A: You need to be aware of any signs of depression, anxiety, insomnia or persistent headaches.
Q: Does CES show any complications?
A: These are minimal and self-limiting (<1%), including headaches, skin irritation at the electrode site, and vertigo.
Q: When is CES recommended?
A: CES is recommended when other treatment modalities are ineffective or not tolerated by the patient.
Q: What is Alpha-Stim?
A: It is a patented model of a CES device that is highly versatile and used to treat insomnia, pain, mood disorders, anxiety and depression.
Q: How long will it take for symptoms to get better?
A: Depression may take up to 3 weeks to show some initial response. Response in insomnia patients varies widely with some persons having better sleep immediately and others not having improved sleep until 2 months following initiation of treatment.
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