TMS Therapy

Pros and Cons of TMS Therapy


Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy is a treatment modality used to treat depression when conventional treatments such as medication fail. TMS is also beneficial in treating other mental health conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you are considering starting TMS treatment, it is important to consider its pros [...]

Pros and Cons of TMS Therapy2023-05-02T14:04:24-04:00

What is Treatment-Resistant Depression?


When major depressive disorder (MDD) fails to respond to at least two rounds of traditional and first-line therapeutic options, it becomes treatment-resistant depression (TRD). MDD is a psychological condition characterized by a lack of interest and lingering sadness. Treatment for this debilitating illness usually involves counseling and medication.   Counseling enables people with MDD to establish [...]

What is Treatment-Resistant Depression?2023-02-14T11:33:52-05:00

TMS for Depression: How Long Do the Results Last?


 Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive magnetic therapy used to treat depression. This technique applies the use of magnetic pulses delivered repeatedly from magnetic fields to influence the stimulation of neuronal cells in the brain.  The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved TMS for treating depression because of its high success rate.  However, how long do the benefits of TMS [...]

TMS for Depression: How Long Do the Results Last?2023-02-14T11:32:38-05:00

How Does TMS Therapy Work?


Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive therapy that uses a magnetic coil to modify the electrical activity of your brain. TMS therapy has been successfully used to treat a wide range of mental health problems, since its introduction in 1985. How Does the Magnet Affect How Your Brain Works?  Electricity and magnetism are two [...]

How Does TMS Therapy Work?2023-07-26T15:03:23-04:00

How to Deal with Depression During the Holidays


The holidays can be a difficult time for people who suffer from depression. For some, the holiday season is a time of joy and happiness, but for others, it can be a time of loneliness and sadness. If you are struggling with depression during the holidays, don't worry - you are not alone. This blog [...]

How to Deal with Depression During the Holidays2022-12-12T10:10:44-05:00

The Difference Between Depression and Sadness?


Depression can sometimes be a solace for challenging times. Although a person cannot be addicted to this mental illness like substance use disorder, the condition can create a visual cycle from mood, emotional, and behavioral dysregulation, making it seem like an addiction to sadness. What is depression? Depression is a mood disorder characterized by persistent [...]

The Difference Between Depression and Sadness?2022-12-02T14:36:34-05:00

The Ultimate TMS Therapy Guide: What to Expect 


Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive treatment for major depressive disorder. The intervention uses focused magnetic pulses on the part of the brain responsible for mood regulation. Only a certified psychiatrist is allowed to perform this procedure.   Who is a Good Candidate for TMS Therapy?  You qualify for TMS therapy if:  You have been [...]

The Ultimate TMS Therapy Guide: What to Expect 2022-12-02T14:36:13-05:00

How to Help an Elderly Person With Depression


Older adults are often portrayed as living their retirement years happily, filling their days traveling and spending time with grandchildren. However, life can lose excitement for an older adult living with depression. An older adult might develop depression for several reasons, ranging from isolation to illness. Whatever the case, if you or someone you [...]

How to Help an Elderly Person With Depression2022-09-03T08:05:36-04:00

Depression Treatments That Are Safe for Pregnant Women


While many people are familiar with the risk of postpartum depression after giving birth, you can also experience it during pregnancy. This form of depression is called antepartum depression, affecting nearly one in eight pregnant mothers. Pregnancy can be an exciting time for expectant mothers. However, it may also cause stress, which can worsen [...]

Depression Treatments That Are Safe for Pregnant Women2022-09-03T07:23:35-04:00

What is a TMS Dip and How Long Does It Last?


Millions of people throughout the world experience depression on a daily basis. From the inability to get out of bed in the morning to overeating throughout the day to cancelling plans with others, depression often significantly interferes in a person’s life. So when the possibility presents itself to gain some relief from the [...]

What is a TMS Dip and How Long Does It Last?2023-08-16T17:25:12-04:00
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