How Successful is TMS

How Successful is TMS?

As a TMS Technician, I am often asked “how successful is TMS?”. Fortunately, we can confidently answer this question. Over the past few years, TMS research from across the globe has shown astonishing success rates. Research from Tel Aviv University reveals that TMS, medications, and psychotherapy combined, delivers a 75% response rate, where response is…

Curing Your Woes with Sand Between Your Toes

Curing Your Woes with Sand Between The Toes!

The symptoms of depression sneak up on us ever so slowly….manifesting as disturbed sleep, reduced energy, appetite changes, body aches, and increased pain perception, all of which can easily result in less motivation to exercise. As technicians with Achieve TMS, we have seen how taking care of the body can improve the depressive symptoms. One…

Comparing Side Effects and Impact of Depression Treatments

Comparing Side Effects and Impact of Depression Treatments

There are several modalities to help those suffering from depression, but what has the best result with minimal impact on other dimensions of health? Common depression medications prescribed by physicians are associated with a plethora of unwanted symptoms including, but not limited to, anxiety, sexual dysfunction, weight gain and insomnia. Another more invasive depression treatment…

The Mindset of Wellness

The Mindset of Wellness

I have seen incredible things occur in my seven months of being a member of the Achieve TMS team. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) treats and manages the symptoms of depression in a way that allows the patient to cope better. The degree of symptom relief varies patient to patient. Some patients achieve complete remission from…