Brain Stimulation Therapy Research
We know that the likelihood of developing a neurodegenerative disease rises dramatically with age. In the coming years, more people around the globe may be affected by neurodegenerative diseases, especially as life expectancy increases.
A total of 20 studies have shown that brain stimulation therapy can alleviate the symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s, slowing down disease progression (Bathini et al., 2022).Brain stimulation therapy can “preserve the normal state of the cells when stress is induced or influence cellular functioning to counter the neurodegenerative conditions”, being capable of “coaxing stressed neurons into producing neurotrophic factors like brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF)” (Bathini et al., 2022) and rescuing neurons from apoptosis by altering the expression and activity of pro- and anti-apoptotic proteins like Bcl2, Bcl-xL, Bax, and caspases.” (Zhang et al. 2008, 2012; Muili et al. 2013; Lu et al. 2017; Bathini et al., 2022).
How and Why Brain Stimulation Therapy Works So Well
In this live video, Dr. Dale Bredesen, Dr. Marvin Berman and Julie G. talk about brain stimulation therapy, how and why it works so well.