Non-Invasive Nerve Stimulation and Sleep

Non-invasive Nerve Stimulation and Sleep

People often have difficulty sleeping. Reasons are many. But, difficulty falling and staying asleep are common issues. Sleep difficulties are common in disorders such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Current treatments for sleep difficulties are not effective for everyone. Better treatments are needed. In this study, the investigators are testing two nerve stimulation locations that may impact brain function in such a way that sleep is improved.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Device - non-invasive nerve stimulation

Electrical stimulation will be provided via a TENS unit.

Transcutaneous Vagal Nerve Stimulation Improvement of Sleep Quality in Veterans With PTSD With or Without History of Mild TBI