Parkinson's Sufferer Shows Effect Of Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment (VIDEO)

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Sheena

Andrew Johnson's, who lives in New Zealand and is a Parkinson’s sufferer, explains the effects of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) treatment in the video above. Andrew’s testimonial is more than enough for the surgery.

The YouTube description of the video gives details about Andrew:

Andrew was diagnosed with Early Onset Parkinson's Disease in 2009 when he was 35 years old. He lives with his wife and two children in Auckland, New Zealand. In November 2012 and February 2013 he underwent a surgical procedure, Deep Brain Stimulation surgery, to help control his motor symptoms. This has been hugely beneficial to his quality of life. He is the author of a blog youngandshaky.com which he created to raise awareness of the effects of Parkinson's Disease. This is his experience of how DBS has helped him and in the usual manner, results may vary.

In DBS Treatment, two probes are dropped into the brain and are then attached to a pace maker in the chest. The wire sends electricity to the brain which helps in controlling tremors.

Andrew has filmed the remarkable difference on tremors by turning on and off his neuro-stimulator in the video. He recommends the surgery to everyone else suffering from Parkinson.

See the video above.

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