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greekdude
Hello
has anyone ever heard of those?

Some info :
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6064943/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5788100/
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/oct/18/brain-hack-quest-for-new-treatment-eating-disorders
https://www.feast-ed.org/deep-brain-stimulation-for-anorexia-nervosa-case-study-being-published-in-july/

So, are those gadgets available today : https://thebrainstimulator.net/product-category/our-tdcs-devices/ any indication that there is hope for a directed and precise healing for AN?

What's your take?
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Enn
I do like to know about scientific trials for AN. So thank you. Yes there is a study/ treatment option here in my province in Canada.
https://sunnybrook.ca/media/item.asp?c=1&i=1538&f=anorexia-deep-brain-stimulation
Very interesting and exciting information.
thanks for highlighting this.
When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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Foodsupport_AUS
I think this is a developing area of research with no clear guidelines for use yet. There are a number of small trials reported some with positive some without positive effect. My understanding is that electrode placement is important in getting a clinical effect so I don't think it really is a DIY thing. There is however a lot of ongoing research if you look up clinical trials.
D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Initially weight restored 2012. Relapse and continuously edging towards recovery. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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