Trigeminal nerve stimulation effective, safe for pediatric ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2019-03-28

Trigeminal nerve stimulation, or TNS, a minimal-risk noninvasive neuromodulation method, improved symptoms and brain functioning in children with ADHD in a blinded sham-controlled pilot study...In the current study, researchers used resting-state quantitative electroencephalography (EEG) to determine the efficacy and safety of TNS for ADHD as well as potential changes in brain spectral power in 62 children aged 8 to 12 years.