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Groundbreaking Study Demonstrates Advantages of Deep TMS in Treating Major Depressive Disorder

BrainsWay deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS) therapy provides patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) or treatment resistant depression (TRD) with a powerful treatment option that is more effective than pharmacotherapy alone. Although TMS treatment displays better patient outcomes than traditional antidepressant medications, not all TMS treatments are created equal. In fact, a 2019 study of…

How Athletes Can Combat Depression and Anxiety with TMS

How Athletes Can Combat Depression and Anxiety with TMS

Severe depression is a problem that can affect athletes — but effective treatment options are available. With the right approach to severe or treatment-resistant depression, athletes can get the help they need to manage their depression symptoms. Athletes often strive for “perfection,” and it is not uncommon for athletes to experience severe depression, which is…

Is Your Brain Washington D.C. or Boston?

Is Your Brain Washington D.C. or Boston?

When the first TMS device (Neurostar) was FDA cleared for major depressive disorder (MDD) in 2008, the FDA label defined the dorsal lateral pre-frontal cortex (DLPFC) target based on a scalp-based targeting strategy. Specifically, the TMS operator would first need to identify where the motor region of the brain was (based on a visible hand…

Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression: Is it Safe to Seek Depression Treatment While Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression: Is it Safe to Seek Depression Treatment While Breastfeeding?

Postpartum depression (PPD) is a medical condition that sometimes affects mothers after childbirth. Some moms experience postpartum “baby blues” in the initial days following childbirth. This usually lasts anywhere from two days to two weeks. However, if postpartum baby blues persist beyond a few weeks, the end result is PPD. Some research indicates that PPD…

Achieve TMS Patient Testimonial

Achieve TMS Patient Testimonial

OK! So, it’s been two years, almost to the day, since I walked into my last TMS session and handed my technician Lillian a silly “thinking cap” that I’d knitted for her. The base of the cap was created with rainbow colored yarn, and then I sewed on gray, worm-looking segments, to make the cap…

Can Depression Be Hereditary or Is It Solely Environmental?

Can Depression Be Hereditary or Is It Solely Environmental?

Depression may occur due to hereditary or environmental factors — or both. If you understand the similarities and differences between hereditary depression and environmental depression, you can discover the best way to treat your depression symptoms. What Is Hereditary Depression? Hereditary depression refers to depression that may be linked to genetics. Some scientists believe up…

How Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Work?

How Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Work? Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a revolutionary depression treatment. It uses magnetic pulses to stimulate neurons that are underactive in people with depression, alleviating depression symptoms. Learn more about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and how it works with our infographic below. Feel free to share the image below on…