Wearable headset treats depression
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Sweden-based health tech company Flow Neuroscience is developing an alternative treatment for depression. The new device Flow is a medical grade headset for brain stimulation. It combines psychology, technology and neuroscience. The headset sends out gentle electric pulses through a patient’s brain, targeting the part of the brain affected by depression. This technique - Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) - aims to encourage the brain to change in specific areas over time. The treatment plan that Flow Neuroscience instructs users to follow is to wear the headset for 25 minutes per day for 10 days. While doing so, users should…
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