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    Just got back from my epileptologists office and they are lining me up for the instillation of my third Vagus Nerve Stimulator.

    It works so well for me that they want to make sure I have a new one before the batteries run out on the one inside of me.
    Dave
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    For anybody considering having a VNS implant:

    I just got a "Heads Up" from my sister (who is an RN) that Medtronics now has one that allows you to have an MRI with the device inside of you.
    Look into it when you are considering all of the pros and cons.
    Dave
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    Howdy Dave,

    That's great news to hear! I wish you the best of luck with the new VNS. I was looking into that but I have more than 2 areas in my brain that
    are triggering seizures so my Epileptologist put me on cbd (med marijuana) and that has really helped me a lot.
    Here's wishing you only the best and May God Bless You!

    Sue

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