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Vega Test
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Vega Test?

An unconventional device called the Vega-test machine is promoted by some alternative medicine practitioners for diagnosing illnesses and determining appropriate treatments. Other names for this approach include electrodermal testing (EDT) and electroacupuncture according to Voll (EAV). The method, which has many variations, generally involves measuring the body's electrical resistance at acupuncture points. Possible allergens or toxins, or prospective treatments, are placed within a device called a honeycomb that is said to test the effects of that substance on the body. More recent devices use a computer that supposedly simulates the presence of test substances.

There is no obvious commonly accepted scientific basis for the use of this method. To the limited extent that it has...