Transcranial direct current stimulation is a novel method of stimulating the brain, using small electric currents. It helps in the treatment of some diseases and has other applications.
Biomedical equipment for transcranial stimulation (only present in health institutions)
VERY IMPORTANT: DO NOT DO THIS YOURSELF AT HOME.
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This is what the procedure may look like. Through a helmet, small electrical currents are applied to the brain. It is applied in different areas depending on the need. It is a non-surgical method.
5-30 minutes per session
According to medical criteria. It's usually at least 10 sessions.
There are no standard criteria on frequency of sessions .
According to medical criteria.
Tingling in the stimulated area.
A low percentage of people have headaches or nausea.