FAQ: What Type of Batteries Should I use?

Alpha-Stim® is a handheld, battery-powered medical device. Your Alpha-Stim will arrive with AA lithium batteries to get you started. Here are some important things to know when it’s time to change the batteries in your device.

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    Alpha-Stim® is a battery-powered medical device that fits in the palm of your hand.

    Do not use rechargeable batteries – Rechargeable batteries do not discharge evenly. The patented waveform produced by Alpha-Stim is very specific; the unstable power supply from rechargeable batteries may hinder its effectiveness.

  • Lithium batteries last longer – You may use either alkaline or lithium batteries in your Alpha-Stim, but note that lithium batteries will last longer.
  • When flying, switch to alkaline – You can bring your Alpha-Stim with you on flights or in checked luggage, but you’ll want to switch to alkaline batteries to do so. Lithium batteries may pose a problem with airport security.

Although you will need to replace that batteries in your Alpha-Stim as time goes by, Alpha-Stim remains more cost-effective than many medications – and it works better, too.

Alpha-Stim® is a fast, safe, and effective treatment for insomnia and pain. Alpha-Stim delivers Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) to your brain through two Earclip Electrodes, bringing lasting relief from insomnia. To treat pain, Alpha-Stim uses Microcurrent Electrical Therapy (MET), transmitted through two handheld Smart Probes, directly at the site of your pain.

Relief is long lasting and often immediate; 9 out of 10 users experience clinically significant results. Alpha-Stim is backed by over 100 independent research studies, and the U.S. Military relies on its effectiveness to treat our Servicemen and women. With Alpha-Stim, there is no risk of addiction and no lasting side effects.

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