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Anon_11642 posted:
Hi - was looking around the internet for help with my insomnia and found that Fisher-Wallace Stimulator that apparently was on "The Doctors" show on TV - it is FDA approved and apparently helps 65% of the people who use it to treat insomnia, anxiety and depression. Can anyone tell me if they have tried this machine and if so did it help - anyone know anything about this?

I have suffered with insomnia for many years and still looking for something other than medication - anyway - would appreciate anyone's input - you need a doctor's prescription - am going to ask my dr next time I see him. Anyway - would welcome comments on this device please. Thank you.
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BQfromSC responded:
Hi Anon-11642. I am going to see my sleep specialist again this week and will ask him about the stimulator. Thank you for the information. I will let you know what he says. He has been a sleep disorder specialist for 40 years and is highly regarded in his field. Thanks again!
 
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sunflower1943 replied to BQfromSC's response:
Thank you - I will check this board later this week - I am seeing a psych dr today as well but already asked about this stimulator and the secretary called me back saying that he does not have "peer support" about this so he does not feel comfortable writing a prescription for it.

However, who knows what other docs may say so I look forward to hearing from you - thank you for responding - really appreciate it.
 
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sarapsych replied to sunflower1943's response:
Hi Sunflower1943 - I've been interested in this device as well. There is a search function on the Fisher Wallace website that allows you to search for doctors prescribing the device by zip code: http://www.fisherwallace.com/findadoctor/. There is also an interesting article featuring the Fisher Wallace Stimulator in the Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703779704576073762463762744.html#articleTabs%3Dvideo.


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