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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and How It Works

Several individuals deal with mental health issues and need professional help to manage their condition. Many treatments are available, including a combination of therapies, medications, and other care options, with varying levels of effectiveness and success. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive, non-drug intervention-based therapy that has received FDA approval and employs magnetic pulses… Continue reading Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and How It Works

New Method to Improve Brain Stimulation Treatments

Stimulating brain regions to treat Parkinson’s disease, depression, and other disorders involving brain damage could become more precise, thanks to a new way of mapping the brain circuitry involved in those conditions. The study describing this research, “Brain stimulation and brain lesions converge on common causal circuits in neuropsychiatric disease,” was published in Nature Human Behaviour. Depression… Continue reading New Method to Improve Brain Stimulation Treatments

‘It gave me my life back’: New Bedford doctor treats depression with magnetic waves

NEW BEDFORD — When Dr. Jonathan Schwartz was first introduced to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) via cold call advertisements in 2015, he felt it was “like science fiction” and didn’t think anything of it. At a conference one year later, after a guest speaker shared TMS success stories, Schwartz was shocked by the results. “My… Continue reading ‘It gave me my life back’: New Bedford doctor treats depression with magnetic waves

Evaluating Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Technologies: Deep vs Traditional

People with depression can live with symptoms for long periods of time before finding a treatment that works. Failure around depression treatments can be a result of the drug-resistant nature of the depression itself, adverse side effects to medication or poor medication adherence. For patients who are unable to find relief through pharmacology, there is… Continue reading Evaluating Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Technologies: Deep vs Traditional

‘It goes right to the problem’: Integrated TMS offers noninvasive, drug-free clinical depression solution

Although clinical depression is relatively common in Southern Utah, finding the right treatment can be challenging. For people who haven’t had success with antidepressants, transcranial magnetic stimulation is approved by the Food and Drug Administration and boasts a high success rate. Integrated TMS owner and director Forrest Wolverton believes TMS can bridge the gap from just… Continue reading ‘It goes right to the problem’: Integrated TMS offers noninvasive, drug-free clinical depression solution

What is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and how does it actually work?

This is a brain stimulation technique that’s been used to treat conditions such as depression for almost ten years in Australia, but which has not been funded through Medicare and so has had very limited availability. Soon, it will be available on the Medicare Benefits Schedule for people with depression that hasn’t responded to other… Continue reading What is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and how does it actually work?

Anxious? Try TMS Natural treatment is a beacon of hope In combating anxiety

The considerable rise in the diagnosis of anxiety cases around the world has left various healthcare experts scampering to find an effective treatment for this condition. Here in the United States, studies by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America show that anxiety is the leading mental health condition in the country. With over 18%… Continue reading Anxious? Try TMS Natural treatment is a beacon of hope In combating anxiety

The mental side of COVID

TMS is a natural way to deal with depression in pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has changed and affected the way we go about our daily lives. Before the virus became widespread, parties, festivals, and work went on unabated. Hardly would you find anyone with a mask on. Now, we all move about with facemasks and… Continue reading The mental side of COVID

TMS AND TRICARE: A Long Overdue Union

The 21st century has seen the rise of anxiety and depression to become some of the more prevalent health concerns across all ages. According to the World Health Organization, depression is a widespread illness faced by about 264 million people of different age groups around the world. The prevalence of the medical condition has led… Continue reading TMS AND TRICARE: A Long Overdue Union

Don’t Suffer in Silence

Local TMS clinic helps PTSD and depression sufferers without drug side-effects Fighting depression and PTSD with drugs isn’t for everyone. There are the side-effects which sometimes compound the problem, as well as marginal results for many. Pharmaceuticals can come with both a financial cost and an emotional one as well. That is why many are… Continue reading Don’t Suffer in Silence