When individuals first hear of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), one of the first questions asked is “Is TMS safe?”. Although initial studies began in 1985, TMS treatment for depressive disorders did not receive FDA approval until 2008. However, since then, over 65 clinical studies have proven TMS to be effective and safe for major depressive […]
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Explore information on TMS, which stands for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, therapy for the treatment of depression and other mood disorders.
TMS, or transcranial magnetic stimulation, has been making massive waves in the mental health care field. Patients are finally finding resolve and relief from depressive symptoms that have plagued them for years. This is leaving practitioners and patients optimistic and wondering just how long these effects of TMS will last? How Long Do The Effects […]
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, was initially diagnosed in veterans coming home from World War I and World War II. As a result of this, when many Americans hear the term PTSD, they may mostly associate it with military veterans. Contrary to this belief, PTSD can essentially affect anyone who underwent an event that felt […]
With the efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation on depressed individuals becoming known, a new question has been sparked — can TMS treat bipolar disorder? If a depressive state is also part of bipolar disorder, can one see improvements in that area as well? Some cases have reported that this may in fact be the case. […]
Would you ever consider standing in a pool of water surrounded by electric eels if it promised pain relief? Believe it or not, the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs did just that. Many consider this spellbinding practice to be the first form of neuromodulation. It is where the farthest back roots of the idea behind TMS lie. […]
We live in an age of seemingly infinite information. If you suffer from depression you might question which treatment will work best for you. As depression rates continue to soar, many are oscillating between different forms of treatments (including both TMS and antidepressants). One size does not in fact fit all when it comes to […]
For anyone searching for an alternative treatment to depression, transcranial magnetic stimulation may just be the solution. Although fairly new to the mental health field, this treatment is continuously proving to be successful and life-changing for many suffering from the debilitating effects of depression. In order to acquire a deeper understanding, here’s a TMS overview. […]
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Youth With Treatment Resistant Major Depression.