If there is one thing that we know for sure about the Neurobiological disorders, it’s that such illnesses are not convenient to treat. Be it Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s, with their basis rooted in neurobiology, the treatment options are usually not plenty for the patient. This is perhaps one of the primary reasons why health professionals emphasize on focusing their efforts to minimizing the symptoms and letting the patients enjoy the best possible quality of life with the illness. However, this shouldn’t come as a disappointment since the modern medical procedures help a great deal in somewhat maintaining the quality of life for the patients who suffer from such an adverse, potentially incurable disorder.
While it may be a gross oversimplification of the disorder, but the neurobiological illnesses such as that of Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s are characterized by the malfunctioning electrical signals being generated or transmitted from the central processing unit of the human body; the brain. More often than not, patients or the caretakers choose to avoid the medical procedures which can help alleviate the symptoms of such neurobiological disorders since such procedures are known to be invasive in nature. After all, who would prefer to have his skull opened for a health professional to dive into his brain in an attempt to resolve the neurobiological disorders? Even in the case of the health professionals, invasive procedures are not the first priority owing to the delicacy and precision required. When it’s an organ as crucial as the human brain on the line, even the trained professionals may find their confidence shaking from time to time.
Such are the concerns which make the neurobiological research an up and coming niche for healthcare research. There is an enormous room for improvement with a lot that has not been explored yet or understood properly. But think about it, wouldn’t be amazing if the researchers finally managed to develop the non-invasive procedures to stimulate the brain activity that helps with minimizing the symptoms of neurobiological disorders? Well, the good news is that the milestone has finally been achieved.
Deep Brain Stimulation – The Traditional Approach
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is not