Shocking New Therapy For Stroke Recovery

Shocking New Therapy For Stroke Recovery

About every 40 seconds, someone somewhere has a stroke. Every four minutes, someone dies from a stroke. They can strike anytime and affect anyone.

Now scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas are studying a new way to help stroke survivors regain any physical abilities that were lost after a stroke.

Daniel Hulsey, a Ph.D. student of cognitive neuroscience at UT Dallas said, “We want to be able to restore that function by restoring circuitry in the brain.”

To accomplish this, researchers turned their attention to the vagus nerve, the nerve that tells the brain how the body is doing.

“When you stimulate this nerve, you send a signal up into the brain that [indicates] what just happened is really interesting and important,” said Michael Kilgard, a neuroscientist at UT Dallas.

When electrical pulses stimulate the nerve, the brain releases chemicals from different areas and essentially re-organizes itself. This enables the brain to learn new tasks.

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  1. mon mari a eu avc Guerche on May 18, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    mon mari a eu avc

  2. wotan237 on May 18, 2021 at 4:19 pm

    how do u sign up for this treatment?

  3. susana kawaguchi on May 18, 2021 at 4:19 pm

    My Husband had also a stroke . His left arm and legs are paralyzed. He can recognize me but he cannot talk. Doctor said he cannot recovery to move again and to walk again. Please reply me what kind of surgery

  4. JTE on May 18, 2021 at 4:23 pm

    Everyone talks shit. Nothing like this is happing and if so where? Give me an address? So full of shit.

  5. Julian Choque on May 18, 2021 at 4:29 pm

    if that is a fact one could stimulate that nerve with electroacupunture, im going to try it…

  6. Sitaifun Mac on May 18, 2021 at 4:29 pm

    Very interesting; I hope this comes to fruition soon and helps lots of people.  Meanwhile, I’ve compiled some nutritional strategies to prevent and recover from strokes:

  7. Joe Daga on May 18, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    Please send me information to
    Thank you

  8. CHETAN TANDEL on May 18, 2021 at 4:31 pm

    Whr is this treatment available

  9. TRD ROCK WARRIOR_SPORT on May 18, 2021 at 4:36 pm

    Im very interested I had a major stroke suffered left side weakness pLEASE contact me @TITO BAYLOR or 7752944449

  10. Stroke Support India on May 18, 2021 at 4:44 pm

    Great ! May it help all stroke warriors !
    PS : A Stroke can happen to any at any time. If proper and timely treatment is not given, one can be maimed for life or even die. But still awareness of stroke symptoms is very less. The purpose of Stroke Support India is to raise stroke awareness and to deliver hope and help to Indian stroke affected and their families. To know more about stroke and join WhatsApp Group for ongoing support please see :

  11. Paul Haye on May 18, 2021 at 4:50 pm

    How do I contact these ppl? Email 646-377-8120.

  12. willem H on May 18, 2021 at 4:53 pm

    also for a cloody cva and till what time after the happening u can use me for any tests

  13. Kerina Salilo Amituana'i on May 18, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    do you guys do treatments in the pacific islands?

  14. Wykikii Wykikii on May 18, 2021 at 5:01 pm

    Will this work for peripheral vision loss?

  15. Chiyu Ryuu on May 18, 2021 at 5:01 pm

    Would like to know what physical activities could stimulate the vagus nerve. Just doing vagal compression like leaning forward holding full breath and pressing down? Physical activities would be less invasive than a probe insertion.

  16. Jasmiena Jansen on May 18, 2021 at 5:04 pm

    Wow.. I’ll volunteer for this treatment.. I had a third Stroke in , June of 2016.. have some difficulty with some movements of my right leg and foot and left hand and arm

  17. mon mari a eu avc Guerche on May 18, 2021 at 5:07 pm

    mon mari a eu avc

  18. Elvira Dsouza on May 18, 2021 at 5:12 pm

    Name of this therapy please.

  19. Fred Kotthaus on May 18, 2021 at 5:13 pm

    I guess they’re not monitoring this channel cus no response or update

  20. Raymond Espedido on May 18, 2021 at 5:17 pm

    is there any update to this

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