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February 12, 2020

January 14, 2020 By Taylor Knopf North Carolina Health News https://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/01/14/latest-nc-research-finds-potential-new-treatment-for-ptsd/

A procedure historically used to treat pain could also be used to help people with post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a recent clinical study by Research Triangle Park-based RTI International.

Researchers found that a treatment called stellate ganglion block (SGB) improved symptoms of PTSD in their study participants.

The treatment involves an injection of local anesthetic to the stellate ganglion, located in the neck. The stellate ganglion is part of the sympathetic nervous Read More

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