Don't let anxiety hold you back


If you’re struggling with anxiety, it may be hard to recall the last time you weren’t feeling tense, worried, or on edge. Anxiety can cause sudden panic attacks, may interfere with your personal or professional responsibilities, and is often tied to depression. When you feel overwhelmed, you need a fast and safe solution for anxiety treatment without medication or lasting side effects that can help you regain your confidence and zest for life.



What is Alpha-Stim?

The Alpha-Stim® AID is a small prescription medical device that uses safe and effective Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) therapy to dramatically reduce anxiety. The technology is based on an exclusive patented waveform that is the most researched and proven of its kind.

A mild electrical current passes between two electrodes that clip on to your earlobes, sending a signal to your brain that provides anxiety therapy and treatment without medication. The current is often subsensory, meaning most people cannot feel it, plus you are in complete control of the level at which you use the device.

It’s easy to use while doing normal activities at home or work. Treatment takes just 20 minutes to an hour and to others it looks like you’re just listening to music with ear buds!


94% overall decrease
After 5 weeks of treatment with Alpha-Stim CES, participants reported an average of 94% decrease in anxiety.1


61% less anxiety
Using Alpha-Stim CES therapy during procedures, dental patients
reported an average of 61% less anxiety.2

Survey Shows Patients Feel Better with Alpha-Stim Than with Drugs

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 What people are saying…

“I feel like I’ve tried almost everything. I’ve tried medication. A lot of it just self-medication, drinking. Trying to do something to get relief long enough to get just a little rest somewhere. It was like Alpha-Stim just melted the anxiety away. I could not believe the relief. How many times have I dealt with the anxiety because I didn’t want to take the drugs? Alpha-Stim allows me to fix my problem without stopping life. Life still goes on. To have a solution to the problem that allows me to go on about my life without any adverse effects is incredible. If it can help me this much, then it can help anybody.”
– Dakota Meyer, US Marine & Medal of Honor recipient

“My wife has always struggled with anxiety and the 1st time she used the Alpha-Stim I saw something I’d never seen before. A complete calm. Love how it helps in just 20 minutes.” – Mike Mansueto, a loving husband

“At first, I needed to use it about twice a week to help reduce my most extreme anxiety attacks. After a few months, though, I found I only need to use it about once every couple of months. It’s been a convenient, private, simple, and not overly-expensive tool that has really helped me. I am so happy that I learned about Alpha-Stim and took the plunge!” – Marsha Aronson

“I can’t say enough good things about the Alpha-Stim AID. I am thrilled there is an option for treating anxiety/depression that doesn’t involve medication.” – Megan Ruhlman

“I’d like to report that I am delighted with Alpha-Stim! I have taken control of my anxiety levels, and there has been a noticeable difference in my well-being since I started using it.” – Lieutenant Commander SA Reese, MSC, MPH, REHS, US Military veteran, Maryland

“My results with Alpha-Stim have been nothing short of miraculous. I still had anxiety after the first treatment, but continued over the next few weeks—my mind cleared up and my fears went away.” – Mike, Ohio


How It Works

Your moods and emotions, including anxiety, are controlled through electrochemical signals in your brain. When these signals aren’t functioning properly, the hormones and neurotransmitters that regulate your emotions can become unbalanced.

By modulating the brain’s electrochemical signals, you can safely and effectively improve mood conditions such as anxiety and depression, and experience better sleep.

Most users notice an immediate reduction in anxiety during the very first treatment. Alpha-Stim’s effect is cumulative, meaning each anxiety treatment is potentially more and more effective—so it won’t lose its effect over time, as with many medications.

How it works

I have had previous experience with other electrical stimulators and, although their success has been encouraging, the healing currents available with the Alpha-Stim provides a whole new horizon for healing.

Jeremy E. Kaslow, MD, FACP, FACAI, California

With Alpha-Stim, I am able to cope with stress better, sleep better, and I’m quite thankful for this technology.

Norman L. Dykes, MD, Louisiana

I am a 100% disabled Gulf War Veteran with extreme anxiety…nothing had ever helped my condition, only masked it. Alpha-Stim has worked and actually changed my life.

Barbara Rhodes, US Military veteran, Colorado

My results with Alpha-Stim have been nothing short of miraculous. I still had anxiety after the first treatment, but continued over the next few weeks—my mind cleared up and my fears went away.

Mike, Ohio

After two long years of anxiety and depression, I can honestly say that I feel 100% better!

Jane Stevenson, Florida

With Alpha-Stim, I have a long-term treatment option that improved my anxiety symptoms with no side effects—this is exactly what I was looking for, and it’s at a price way below a lifetime of medications.

Victor H.

Because of my own personal success with Alpha-Stim, I would highly recommend it to anyone who desires to be free from anti-depressants and sleep medications.

Bob Oliver, Oregon

I’d like to report that I am delighted with Alpha-Stim! I have taken control of my anxiety levels, and there has been a noticeable difference in my well-being since I started using it.

Lieutenant Commander SA Reese, MSC, MPH, REHS, US Military veteran, Maryland

I have had a panic/anxiety disorder for about 8 years; therapy and medications helped, but it wasn’t until using Alpha-Stim that I finally feel under control. I can’t begin to tell you what a difference Alpha-Stim has made in my life!

Terri Benzmiller, Wisconsin

When I feel an anxiety attack approaching, I can immediately use my Alpha-Stim and get relief faster than taking anxiety medicine.

Cindy Wilson, Ohio

I am very pleased with the performance of the Alpha-Stim in relation to my Office Manager’s depression and anxiety. Because of her success, I’m using the Alpha-Stim on my clients that experience depression and anxiety as well as insomnia.

Dee Ann Newbold, LAc, Texas

Not only have I experienced relief from anxiety and insomnia; additionally, Alpha-Stim treatments have reduced or eliminated accompanying physical pain.

CH (MAJ) David J. Fair, PhD, President, American Association of Police Officers; President, Homeland Crisis Institute, Texas

I have been so impressed with the effectiveness of this instrument in alleviating the depression and anxiety I have experienced over 35 years.

Sharon Lee, MS, Washington

Start relieving your anxiety today.



  1. Barclay TH, Barclay RD. A clinical trial of Cranial Electrotherapy Simulation for anxiety and comorbid depression. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2014; 164:171-77. Presented at the American Psychological Association National Conference, Honolulu, July 2013.
  2. Winick RL. Cranial Electrotherapy Simulation (CES): A safe and effective low cost means of anxiety control in a dental practice. General Dentistry. 1999; 47(1):50-55.

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