NSS-2 Bridge: A New Device Approved to Aid in Opioid Withdrawals
The innovative NSS-2 Bridge is a new de vice recently approved by the FDA to aid in opioid withdrawal pain. For many this is very exciting news! The bridge looks similar in size to a hearing aid. It fits behind the ear with attached wires that connect to brain nervous. Originally created to lessen chronic pain, epilepsy, and surgery soreness, the NSS-2 Bridge has now been approved for opioid withdrawal pain as well.
This is a breakthrough for many individuals who have feared the painful withdrawal from addictive opioids. Developed by Dr. Arturo Taca, a certified addictionologist in Missouri, it costs between $500-600. The Bridge sends electrical impulses to the brain and branches of nerves.
Many individuals have unsuccessfully attempted to battle opioid addictions but the pain of withdrawal often stops the process. People report withdrawal symptoms that are extremely intense and have nausea, shakes, chills, and anxiety as well. Reports of the device usage indicate that within only 30 minutes of withdrawal symptoms forming, the NSS-2 Bridge through the electrical impulses, lowers heart rate, lessens or erases anxiety symptoms, and lessens nausea. Although the drug remains in the individual’s systems until complete withdrawal is over, the symptoms are extremely lessens or are simply not felt due to the device.
Some individuals report that the device has allowed them to feel hop for the first time since becoming addicted to opioids, although it will not prevent relapse. Being able to work through the physical symptoms of withdrawal much easier also gives individuals who have become addicted to opioids energy to work through the emotional and mental side of recovery due to the use of the new NSS-2 Bridge.