AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 28, Number 2, 2019

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Noninvasive Brainwave Technology Improved Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Military Personnel

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A noninvasive brainwave mirroring technology significantly reduced symptoms of post-traumatic stress in military personnel in a pilot study conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. 

“Ongoing symptoms of post-traumatic stress, whether clinically diagnosed or not, are a pervasive problem in the military,” said the study’s principal investigator, Charles H. Tegeler, M.D., professor of neurology at Wake Forest School of Medicine, a part of Wake Forest Baptist. 

“Medications are often used to help control specific symptoms, but can produce side effects. Other treatments may not be well tolerated, and few show a benefit for the associated sleep disturbance.  Additional noninvasive, non-drug therapies are needed.” 

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