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The nervous system that commands and controls your body is beautifully constructed, but occasionally things go wrong. Defects in our DNA can cause lead to a range of disorders. Accidents, old age and even poor diet can equally cause havoc. Pharmaceutical therapy can sometimes help but not all conditions can be treated. And, in any case, such therapy is generally less effective with neurological disorders than other diseases.
An alternative treatment that’s been practiced for millennia involves electrically stimulating the nervous system. Some early Roman doctors used electric eels to provide shock treatment for pain relief. Almost 2000 years later we use a similar technique with electrical devices called TENS (trans-cutaneous electrical nerve stimulation).
Read more at http://www.deepstuff.org/hacking-nervous-system-next-big-medical-treatment/#SPx6PaHR9zC7QPGd.99July 10, 2016